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

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

American evergreen shrub.

Google previewDictionary of Plant Lore (2007)

by D.C. Watts

A North American evergreen shrub, whose leaves contain some narcotic substance (Turner & Bell), though it appears that the Indians were unaware of any such property, although the Ojibwa did ...

Google previewAn English Dictionary with AB Index and Frequency (2010)

by Xuhua Chen

tropical American evergreen tree bearing kidney-shaped nuts that are edible only when roasted 2. kidney-shaped nut edible only when roasted *cashier 13-36-10 (n.) 1. an employee of a bank who ...

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 ...

Google previewThe Oxford Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus (2002)

by Elizabeth Jewell

American evergreen shrub yielding edible small ...

Google previewThe Pocket Webster School & Office Dictionary (1990)

by POCKET BOOKS STAFF, Pocket Books

a group of North American evergreen shrubs with showy, pink or white flowers, as the mountain laurel. Kalmuck, KaJ-muk (kal'rauk), a any of a group of Mongol peoples ...

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