of, relating to, or involving two states, especially of the U.S.:
a bistate water commission.
of, relating to, or involving the area where two states adjoin:
Three million people work in the bistate area.
bistre. a brown pigment extracted from the soot of wood, often used in pen and wash drawings. a yellowish to dark-brown color. Historical Examples The Burglars’ Club Henry A. Hering The Lock And Key Library Various Life Histories of North American Shore Birds, Part 1 (of 2) Arthur Cleveland Bent The Burglars’ Club Henry A. […]
noun trademark a preparation for thickening, flavouring, and browning gravy Historical Examples Paper-bag Cookery Vera Serkoff
Also called snakeweed. a European plant, Polygonum bistorta, of the buckwheat family, having a twisted root, which is sometimes used as an astringent. any of several related plants, as P. viviparum (alpine bistort) Historical Examples Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley Lancashire Leo H. (Leo Hartley) Grindon The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part […]
a long, narrow surgical knife. Historical Examples Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth The Dop Doctor Clotilde Inez Mary Graves Stories by American Authors, Volume 2 Various Diseases of the Horse’s Foot Harry Caulton Reeks K Mary Roberts Rinehart Diseases of the Horse’s Foot Harry Caulton Reeks The Companions of Jehu Alexandre Dumas, […]