a low eastern North American shrub, Gaylussacia baccata, of the heath family, having yellowish-green leaves with resinous dots on the underside, clustered orange-red flowers, and shiny, black, edible fruit.
a form of humor that regards human suffering as absurd rather than pitiable, or that considers human existence as ironic and pointless but somehow comic. noun
a thin sheet of ice, as on a road surface, usually caused by freezing mist and creating hazardous driving conditions. Oceanography. sea ice that is clear enough to show the color of the water underneath. noun a thin transparent layer of new ice on a road or similar surface
a painting (1926) by Georgia O’Keeffe.
noun the Black Isle, a peninsula in NE Scotland, in Highland council area, between the Cromarty and Moray Firths Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 6 Various