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: Bassia butyracea (0.01021 detik)
Found 1 items, similar to Bassia butyracea.
English → English (gcide) Definition: Bassia butyracea Mahwa tree \Mah"wa tree`\ (Bot.) An East Indian sapotaceous tree (Bassia latifolia, and also Bassia butyracea), whose timber is used for wagon wheels, and the flowers for food and in preparing an intoxicating drink. It is one of the butter trees. The oil, known as mahwa and yallah, is obtained from the kernels of the fruit. [1913 Webster] Butter \But"ter\ (b[u^]t"t[~e]r), n. [OE. botere, butter, AS. butere, fr. L. butyrum, Gr. boy`turon; either fr. boy`s ox, cow + turo`s cheese; or, perhaps, of Scythian origin. Cf. Cow.] 1. An oily, unctuous substance obtained from cream or milk by churning. [1913 Webster] 2. Any substance resembling butter in degree of consistence, or other qualities, especially, in old chemistry, the chlorides, as butter of antimony, sesquichloride of antimony; also, certain concrete fat oils remaining nearly solid at ordinary temperatures, as butter of cacao, vegetable butter, shea butter. [1913 Webster] Butter boat, a small vessel for holding melted butter at table. Butter flower, the buttercup, a yellow flower. Butter print, a piece of carved wood used to mark pats of butter; -- called also butter stamp. --Locke. Butter tooth, either of the two middle incisors of the upper jaw. Butter tree (Bot.), a tree of the genus Bassia, the seeds of which yield a substance closely resembling butter. The butter tree of India is the Bassia butyracea; that of Africa is the Shea tree (Bassia Parkii). See Shea tree . Butter trier, a tool used in sampling butter. Butter wife, a woman who makes or sells butter; -- called also butter woman. [Obs. or Archaic] [1913 Webster]

Advertisement


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