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American Evergreen

Definition of the noun American Evergreen

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American evergreen is the vernacular name of the Syngonium podophyllum, a species of Syngonium.

  • geographic area: Caribbean, Middle America, North America, South America

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Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

American evergreen shrub yielding edible small, red, acid berries. 2 berry from this. crane /krMn/ n. 1 machine with long hoisting arm. 2 tall wading bird with long legs, long neck, and straight bill. v. stretch out (one's neck) to see.

Google previewENGLISH - ENGLISH DICTIONARY (2015)

by V&S EDITORIAL BOARD

the small tropical American evergreen tree, also called chocolate tree. Cache - (noun) 1 a hidden store of things. You will find this item in cache which is a hidden store of things. 2 computing an auxiliary memory form which high-speed ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Culinary & Menu Terms (2000)

by Rodney Dale

a member of the snapper family egg yolks; dessert of whipped egg-yolks and sugar SPANISH Stuffing GREEK vegetables stuffed with minced meat and rice GREEK a South American evergreen tree, Ilex paraguariensis, whose dried leaves ...

Google previewWalker's Rhyming Dictionary of the English Language (1983)

by John Walker, Lawrence H. Dawson, Michael B. Freeman

American evergreen shrub.

Google previewThe Treasury of Botany: a Popular Dictionary of Vegetable Kingdom with which is Incorporated a Glossary of Botanical Terms Edited by John Lindley and Thomas Moore (1870)

Part 1

Agarista, tropical American evergreen shrubs, with calyx five-parted, corolla ovate, anthers with two bristles, stigmas capitate, and seeds angular. The members of this genus are more or less narcotic. A. polifolia, the only British species, but ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Botany; a Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom (1870)

by John Lindley, Thomas Moore

Agarista, tropical American evergreen shrubs, with calyx five-parted, corolla ovate, anthers with two bristles, stigmas capitate, and seeds angular. The members of this genus are more or less narcotic. A. polifolia, the only British species ...

Google previewThe American Desk Encyclopedia (1998)

by Steve Luck

cocoa Drink obtained from the seeds of the tropical American evergreen tree Theobroma cacao. The seeds are crushed and some fatty substances are removed to produce cocoa powder. Cocoa is the basic ...

Google previewDictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition (2009)

by Rolf H. J. Schlegel

A tropical South American evergreen tree with gourd fruits 50 cm across, ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

by Various

Sweet ′ sop,atropical American evergreen,alsoitspulpyfruit.—adj.Sweet′tem ′pered, havingamild ...

Google previewSexually Transmitted Disease: An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues [2 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues by Jill Ann Grimes MD, Lori Apffel Smith MD, Kristyn Fagerberg MD

Guaiacum, also known as Legno de India, is a tropical American evergreen tree. It was harvested in Hispaniola by the conquering Spaniards. Natives considered the wood sacred and used it themselves to treat syphilis. The gum or resin from ...

Google previewThe Diner's Dictionary (2012)

Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto

cocoa Cocoa, a brown powder produced by grinding the roasted seeds ofa tropical American evergreen tree, has had a chequered linguistic history, owing to its confusion with the coconut. When the Spaniards first ...

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