an Egyptian tree, Aeschynomene elaphroxylon, of the legume family, having a light-colored, spongy wood.
By and by it gives place to the ambatch as the characteristic tree of the Nile.
Stanley in Africa James P. Boyd
a tree or shrub of the Nile Valley, Aeschynomene elaphroxylon, valued for its light-coloured pithlike wood
a city in central Ecuador, about 8500 feet (2590 meters) above sea level. Historical Examples He has large haciendas at Ambato and Latacunga, and down the coast is he interested in oil-wells. The Night-Born Jack London Leaving Ambato, we breakfasted at Cunchebamba, an Indian village of half a dozen straw huts. The Andes and the […]
- Ambenonium chloride
ambenonium chloride ambenonium chloride am·be·no·ni·um chloride (ām’bə-nō’nē-əm) n. A cholinesterase inhibitor used primarily in the management of myasthenia gravis and occasionally to treat intestinal and urinary tract obstruction.
a pale yellow, sometimes reddish or brownish, fossil resin of vegetable origin, translucent, brittle, and capable of gaining a negative electrical charge by friction and of being an excellent insulator: used for making jewelry and other ornamental articles. the yellowish-brown color of resin. of the color of amber; yellowish-brown: amber fields of grain. made of […]