the fruit of a West Indian tree, Grias cauliflora, somewhat resembling the mango.
the tree itself.
anchovy pear, fruit of a W. Indian plant, of the taste of the mango.
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a Jamaican tree, Grias cauliflora, bearing edible fruits that taste like the mango: family Lecythidaceae
any plant of the genus Anchusa, of the borage family, several species of which are cultivated for their blue or purplish flowers that resemble forget-me-nots. Historical Examples My garden is at present amazingly blue with Dropmore Alkanet (anchusa). The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28 Various In this specimen a raceme of small flowers was […]
a red coloring matter obtained from the root of the alkanet, Alkanna tinctoria. noun another name for alkanet (sense 2)
variant of .
verb a former spelling of ankylose