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Definition of the noun Acajou

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noun - plural: acajous

  1. The cashew tree; also, its fruit.
  2. The mahogany tree; also, its timber.

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Google previewPhiliawisdomethics (2016)

by Pierre Emperoy Noumbissi

The first is the major, the second is the minor, and the third is the conclusion; all trees are wood, Acajou is a tree, therefore acajou is wood. Hence logic to be called syllogistic thinking: Because ...

Google previewLa Belle assemblée (1824)

or, Bell's court and fashionable magazine

- Acajou is a young Persian nobleman, who lives voluptuously amidst ...

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1754)

Comprehending All the Branches of Useful Knowledge, with Accurate Descriptions as Well of the Various Machines, Instruments, Tools, Figures, and Schemes Necessary for Illustrating Them, as of the Classes, Kinds, Preparations, and Uses of Natural Productions, Whether Animals, Vegetables, Minerals, Fossils, Or Fluids; Together with the Kingdoms, Provinces, Cities, Towns, and Other Remarkable Places Throughout the World by Society of Arts (Great Britain). Society of Gentlemen, Thomas Jefferys

_ The acajou is a native os Brasil, os the fruit of which the Indians make a kind os Vinous intoxicating liquor. The kernel of the cashew-nut may be eaten, when roasted, but its husk is extremely ' acrimonious. 'The dyers make use os the ...

Google previewThe Universal Dictionary of Trade and Commerce, with Large Additions and Improvements, Adapting the Same to the Present State of British Affairs in America Since the Last Treaty of Peace Made in the Year 1763; with Great Variety of New Remarks and Illustrations Incorporated Throughout the Whole: Together with Every Thing Essential that is Contained in Savary's Dictionary: Also, All the Material Laws of Trade and Navigation Relating to These Kingdoms and the Customs and Usages to which All Traders are Subject (1774)

by Malachy Postlethwayt

The fruit bearing acajou is a tree of a middling size, with branches that incline very much downward. Its leaves are broad and streaked with many veins, and round at the end. The blossoms, which grow in clusters, and are of a very agreeable ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: Spanish cedar Spanish: cedro Espanol Barbados: bois d'acajou a planches French: acajou Franc, cedre Italian: legno di Cuba, legno di Spagna French Guiana: bois de cedra ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Interior Design (2012)

by Mary Gilliatt

ACAJOU. OR. ACAJOU. MOUCHETE. French term for mahogany. The mouchete variety is very fine quality with a slightly wavy grain and small darkish spots; it was much used for tables, commodes, cabinets, and other smaller pieces during ...

Google previewМорской техническій словарь ... Polyglot Naval Technical Dictionary ... Dictionnaire Technique Polyglotte des termes de la Marine, etc. Pt. 1., livr. 1-5. Eng., Fr. and Russ (1863)

by Andrei Mikhailovich ENGEL

acajou, bois d'acajou. feuille d`acajou. paquebot-poste.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Merchandize and Nomenclature in All European Languages (1815)

by C. H. Kauffman

ACAJOU NUTS; (F. Noir d'Acajou; G. Akajumisse ;) come from ...

Google previewDictionary of Jamaican English (2002)

by Frederic Gomes Cassidy, Robert Brock Le Page

ACAJOU TREE sb obs; <Fr. acajou; cf. OED acajou (1725 -»•) and cashew.

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary Or General Repository of Physic Etc. (with Fig.)- London, Johnson 1775 (1775)

- There is but one fpecies yet known, and this is the acajou, or cashew nut, fo common in America, and in the West Indian iflands.

Google previewA Botanical Dictionary: Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany ... The Second Edition, with Many Additions, and Illustrative Plates (1805)

by Colin MILNE

by e;ting os the yellow fruit os the acajou, the juice of which being acid, cuts the thick tough humour which obstrucled the free circulation os the blood, and thus ...

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Acajou Meaning

Video shows what acajou means. The cashew tree.. A cashew nut.. The wood from the mahogany tree or other trees from the family Meliaceae.. acajou ...

Scrabble value of A1C3A1J8O1U1

The value of this 6-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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