belonging to the Anacardiaceae, the cashew family of plants.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Anacardiaceae, a chiefly tropical family of trees and shrubs many of which have edible drupes. The family includes the cashew, mango, pistachio, and sumach
. Historical Examples anacharis is in Canada, and should, by rights, be in Vermont. St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, July 1878, No. 9 Various Water-thyme (anacharis canadensus) grows in slow-flowing streams. Harper’s Young People, August 24, 1880 Various anacharis should not be introduced into any water, either pond or stream, unless […]
noun a geographical misplacement; something located in an incongruous position Compare anachronism
a discrepancy between the order of events in a story and the order in which they are presented in the plot: Anachronies are either flashbacks or flashforwards. adjective out of chronological order or out of date
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or chronological time, especially a thing or person that belongs to an earlier time: The sword is an anachronism in modern warfare. an error in chronology in which a person, object, event, etc., is assigned a date or period other than the correct one: To […]