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Definition of the noun American Evergreen
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- geographic area: Caribbean, Middle America, North America, South America
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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.
by Rolf H. J. Schlegel
A tropical South American evergreen tree with gourd fruits 50 cm across, ...
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 ...
Sweet ′ sop,atropical American evergreen,alsoitspulpyfruit.—adj.Sweet′tem ′pered, havingamild ...
Sexually 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 ...
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 ...
by John Walker, Lawrence H. Dawson, Michael B. Freeman
American evergreen shrub.
Dictionary 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 ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
by Elizabeth Jewell
American evergreen shrub yielding edible small ...
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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