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Definition: Lycopersicum esculentum
, n.; pl. Wolves
. [OE. wolf, wulf, AS. wulf; akin
to OS. wulf, D. & G. wolf, Icel. [=u]lfr, Sw. ulf, Dan. ulv,
Goth. wulfs, Lith. vilkas, Russ. volk', L. lupus, Gr. ly`kos,
Skr. v[.r]ka; also to Gr. "e`lkein to draw, drag, tear in
pieces. [root]286. Cf. Lupine
, a., Lyceum
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of wild and savage
carnivores belonging to the genus Canis
allied to the common dog. The best-known and most
destructive species are the European wolf (Canis lupus
the American gray, or timber, wolf (Canis occidentalis
and the prairie wolf, or coyote. Wolves often hunt in
packs, and may thus attack large animals and even man.
2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the destructive, and usually hairy,
larv[ae] of several species of beetles and grain moths;
as, the bee wolf.
3. Fig.: Any very ravenous, rapacious, or destructive person
or thing; especially, want; starvation; as, they toiled
hard to keep the wolf from the door.
4. A white worm, or maggot, which infests granaries.
5. An eating ulcer or sore. Cf. Lupus
If God should send a cancer upon thy face, or a wolf
into thy side. --Jer. Taylor.
(a) The harsh, howling sound of some of the chords on an
organ or piano tuned by unequal temperament.
(b) In bowed instruments, a harshness due to defective
vibration in certain notes of the scale.
7. (Textile Manuf.) A willying machine. --Knight.
(a) A black variety of the European wolf which is common
in the Pyrenees.
(b) A black variety of the American gray wolf.
(Zo["o]l.), the Thibetan wolf (Canis laniger
); -- called also chanco
(Zo["o]l.), an Asiatic wolf (Canis pallipes
which somewhat resembles a jackal. Called also landgak
(Zo["o]l.), the coyote.
. (Zo["o]l.) See in the Vocabulary.
(Zo["o]l.) the striped hyena.
(Zo["o]l.), the zebra wolf.
(Zo["o]l.), the spotted hyena.
To keep the wolf from the door
, to keep away poverty; to
prevent starvation. See Wolf
, 3, above. --Tennyson.
(a) The mastiff, or shepherd dog, of the Pyrenees,
supposed by some authors to be one of the ancestors of
the St. Bernard dog.
(b) The Irish greyhound, supposed to have been used
formerly by the Danes for chasing wolves.
(c) A dog bred between a dog and a wolf, as the Eskimo
(Zo["o]l.), a wolf fish.
(Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of large,
voracious marine fishes of the genus Anarrhichas
especially the common species (Anarrhichas lupus
Europe and North America. These fishes have large teeth
and powerful jaws. Called also catfish
, sea cat
, sea wolf
, stone biter
, and swinefish
, a kind of net used in fishing, which takes great
numbers of fish.
(Bot.), the tomato, or love apple
(Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
running ground spiders belonging to the genus Lycosa
. These spiders run about rapidly in
search of their prey. Most of them are plain brown or
blackish in color. See Illust. in App.
(Zo["o]l.), a savage carnivorous marsupial
) native of Tasmania; -- called
also Tasmanian wolf
([a^]p"p'l), n. [OE. appel, eppel, AS. [ae]ppel,
[ae]pl; akin to Fries. & D. appel, OHG, aphul, aphol, G.
apfel, Icel. epli, Sw. ["a]ple, Dan. [ae]ble, Gael. ubhall,
W. afal, Arm. aval, Lith. ob[*u]lys, Russ. iabloko; of
1. The fleshy pome or fruit of a rosaceous tree (Pyrus malus
) cultivated in numberless varieties in the
Note: The European crab apple is supposed to be the original
kind, from which all others have sprung.
2. (bot.) Any tree genus Pyrus
which has the stalk sunken
into the base of the fruit; an apple tree.
3. Any fruit or other vegetable production resembling, or
supposed to resemble, the apple; as, apple of love, or
love apple (a tomato), balsam apple, egg apple, oak apple.
4. Anything round like an apple; as, an apple of gold.
Note: Apple is used either adjectively or in combination; as,
apple paper or apple-paper, apple-shaped, apple
blossom, apple dumpling, apple pudding.
, an aphid which injures apple trees. See
(Zo["o]l.), a coleopterous insect (Saperda candida
or Saperda bivittata
), the larva of which bores
into the trunk of the apple tree and pear tree.
, brandy made from apples.
, a sauce made of apples stewed down in cider.
, an instrument for removing the cores from
(Zo["o]l.), any dipterous insect, the larva of
which burrows in apples. Apple flies belong to the genera
(Zo["o]l.) a small dipterous insect (Sciara mali
), the larva of which bores in apples.
Apple of the eye
, the pupil.
Apple of discord
, a subject of contention and envy, so
called from the mythological golden apple, inscribed “For
which was thrown into an assembly of the
gods by Eris, the goddess of discord. It was contended for
by Juno, Minerva, and Venus, and was adjudged to the
Apple of love
, or Love apple
, the tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum
Apple of Peru
, a large coarse herb (Nicandra physaloides
bearing pale blue flowers, and a bladderlike fruit
inclosing a dry berry.
Apples of Sodom
, a fruit described by ancient writers as
externally of fair appearance but dissolving into smoke
and ashes when plucked; Dead Sea apples. The name is often
given to the fruit of Solanum Sodom[ae]um
, a prickly
shrub with fruit not unlike a small yellow tomato.
, stewed apples. [U. S.]
or Apple shell
(Zo["o]l.), a fresh-water,
operculated, spiral shell of the genus Ampullaria
, a tart containing apples.
, a tree which naturally bears apples. See
(Zo["o]l.), the larva of a small moth
) which burrows in the interior of
apples. See Codling moth
Dead Sea Apple
(a) pl. Apples of Sodom. Also Fig. “To seek the Dead Sea
apples of politics.”
--S. B. Griffin.
(b) A kind of gallnut coming from Arabia. See Gallnut