the winter cherry plant or fruit.
Egg plants, tomatoes and peppers grew upon the European husk tomato or alkekengi (Physalis alkekengi).
Scientific American Supplement, No. 795, March 28, 1891 Various
For example, take the Physalis alkekengi, a member of the Nightshade family or Solanace.
Everyday Objects W. H. Davenport Adams
any member of the . noun Also called olefine, olefin. any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon with the general formula CnH2n Also called olefine. (as modifier): alkene series alkene al·kene (āl’kēn’) n. Any of a series of unsaturated, open chain hydrocarbons with one or more carbon-carbon double bonds, having the general formula CnH2n. alkene (āl’kēn’) Any of […]
- Alkene series
the homologous series of unsaturated, aliphatic hydrocarbons containing one double bond and having the general formula C n H 2n , as ethylene, H 2 C=CH 2 .
a Mediterranean liqueur made from brandy flavored with nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, and other spices, and colored red with kermes or cochineal. Historical Examples This is the original formula for the alkermes de Santa Maria Novella, which is much valued. Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley They enter into alkermes, a sort of liquor served […]
(def 1). Historical Examples “Alkestis” failed “to get the prize” when its author was competing with Sophocles. A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.) Mrs. Sutherland Orr It is so that the man speaks to and of the woman, in Balaustion’s and Browning’s Alkestis. Browning’s Heroines Ethel Colburn Mayne His allegiance to this […]