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Definition of the noun algarobilla
What does algarobilla mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- mesquite pod used in tanning and dyeing
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of algarobilla: algarroba / algarrobilla
- more generic word: bean = any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans
- part of: algarroba / Prosopis juliflora / Prosopis juliiflora = mesquite of Gulf Coast and Caribbean Islands from Mexico to Venezuela
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Containing the Natural History, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Actions, and Uses of Medicines ... In Accordance with the Eighth Decennial Revision of the United States Pharmacopoeia, as Amended to 1908
Algarobilla is the fruit of Caesalpinia brevifolia Benth. The wood and bark of many species of Mimosa, as well as of the closely related genus Calliandra, are used in various countries as astringents. That of C. Houstoni Benth. is known in ...
by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji
says that Algarobilla is the pod of Balsamocarpon brevifolium, a drug containing 60 to 68 per cent, of tannin ...
by Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter
Algarobilla. 565. Fruit pods of Caesalpinia brevifolia (Leguminosae) from Chile. Tannin plant. The fruits have yielded a range of ellagitan- nins, including 1.3.4,6- tetragalloylglucose, brevilagin-1 and brevilagin-2. A commercially useful tanning ...
" Algarobilla and Algaroba. A tan obtained, chiefly in America, ...
Authoritative, Practical, Complete : an American Library Embracing Science, Sociology, Philosophy, History, Fine Arts, Languages, Religion, Law, Literature, Useful Arts, and the Many Thousands of Subjects Into which They Branch by Charles Annandale, Francis Thomas Furey, Walter Hart Blumenthal
Algarobilla. ("l-sar-o-bil'la). the. seed-pods of one or two South American trees ( genus Prosopis), valuable as containing much tannin. Algal-0t (al'ga-rot), a violently purgatlve and emetic white powder, precipitated from chloride of antimony in ...
Nomenclature, Taxonomy and Ecology by M.M. Grandtner, Julien Chevrette
monticelli, 12984 Prosopis algarobilla Griseb., 12980 Prosopis algarobilla var.
Prosopis algarobilla var. nigra Griseb., 13001 Prosopis astringens Gillies ex Hook. &arn.
A Reference Volume for All Requiring Quick Access to a Large Amount of Essential Data Regarding Chemicals, and Other Substances Used in Manufacturing and Laboratory Work by Francis Mills Turner
Algarobilla. Derivation: The pods of Caesalpinia brevifolia. The pods contain 45 per cent tannin. Habitat: South America. Grades: Based on tannin content. Containers: Bags.
by William A. Harris
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
brevifolium Clos Chile: algarobilla Ballya Brenan Commelinaceae Origins: The genus is named after its collector, the Swiss botanist Peter Rene" Oscar Bally, 1895-1980 (d. Nairobi), taxono- mist, traveler, plant ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
(Prosopis algarobilla Griseb.; Prosopis algarobilla var. nigra Griseb.; Prosopis dulcis Kunth; ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
Algarobilla consists of the seeds of an Indian tree, containing about 45% of tannin, and in general properties is similar to divi- divi, but does not discolour so much upon fermentation. Sumach is perhaps the best and most useful material known.
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Scrabble value of A1L1G2A1R1O1B3I1L1L1A1
The value of this 11-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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