- American mulberry
See under (def 2). the edible, berrylike collective fruit of any tree of the genus Morus. a tree of this genus, as M. rubra (red mulberry or American mulberry) bearing dark-purple fruit, M. nigra (black mulberry) bearing dark-colored fruit, or M. alba (white mulberry) bearing nearly white fruit and having leaves used as food for […]
- American national standard
american national standard standard (ANS) A common prefix for ANSI documents or standards, e.g.: “ANS Forth”, or “American National Standard X3.215-1994”. (1998-07-01)
- American organ
a reed organ having a suction bellows that draws the air in through the reeds.
- American party
See under (def 3). an ignorant or totally uninformed person; ignoramus. an . (initial capital letters) U.S. History. a member of a political party (American party or Know-Nothing party) prominent from 1853 to 1856, whose aim was to keep control of the government in the hands of native-born citizens: so called because members originally professed […]