Kamus Online  
suggested words
Advertisement

Online Dictionary: translate word or phrase from Indonesian to English or vice versa, and also from english to english on-line.
Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Adansonia Gregorii (0.01264 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Adansonia Gregorii.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: Adansonia gregorii Adansonia gregorii n : Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd [syn: cream-of-tartar tree, sour gourd ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Adansonia Gregorii Sour \Sour\, a. [Compar. Sourer; superl. Sourest.] [OE. sour, sur, AS. s?r; akin to D. zuur, G. sauer, OHG. s?r, Icel. s?rr, Sw. sur, Dan. suur, Lith. suras salt, Russ. surovui harsh, rough. Cf. Sorrel, the plant.] 1. Having an acid or sharp, biting taste, like vinegar, and the juices of most unripe fruits; acid; tart. [1913 Webster] All sour things, as vinegar, provoke appetite. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Changed, as by keeping, so as to be acid, rancid, or musty, turned. [1913 Webster] 3. Disagreeable; unpleasant; hence; cross; crabbed; peevish; morose; as, a man of a sour temper; a sour reply. “A sour countenance.” --Swift. [1913 Webster] He was a scholar . . . Lofty and sour to them that loved him not, But to those men that sought him sweet as summer. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Afflictive; painful. “Sour adversity.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. Cold and unproductive; as, sour land; a sour marsh. [1913 Webster] Sour dock (Bot.), sorrel. Sour gourd (Bot.), the gourdlike fruit Adansonia Gregorii , and A. digitata; also, either of the trees bearing this fruit. See Adansonia. Sour grapes. See under Grape. Sour gum (Bot.) See Turelo. Sour plum (Bot.), the edible acid fruit of an Australian tree (Owenia venosa); also, the tree itself, which furnished a hard reddish wood used by wheelwrights. [1913 Webster] Syn: Acid; sharp; tart; acetous; acetose; harsh; acrimonious; crabbed; currish; peevish. [1913 Webster] Adansonia \Ad`an*so"ni*a\, n. [From Adanson, a French botanist.] (Bot.) A genus of great trees related to the Bombax. There are two species, Adansonia digitata, the baobab or monkey-bread of Africa and India, and Adansonia Gregorii, the sour gourd or cream-of-tartar tree of Australia. Both have a trunk of moderate height, but of enormous diameter, and a wide-spreading head. The fruit is oblong, and filled with pleasantly acid pulp. The wood is very soft, and the bark is used by the natives for making ropes and cloth. --D. C. Eaton. [1913 Webster] ||

Advertisement


Cari kata di:
Custom Search
Touch version | Android | Disclaimer