a shrubby Californian plant, Salvia mellifera, of the mint family, having an interrupted spike of lavender-blue or white flowers.
a tropical American tree, Diospyros digyna, related to the persimmon, having sweet, edible, green fruit that turns black when ripe. the fruit of this tree.
noun (formerly, in South Africa) an organization of women opposed to apartheid Historical Examples Bentley’s Miscellany, Volume II Various Frances Kane’s Fortune L. T. Meade By the Light of the Soul Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Esther’s Charge Evelyn Everett-Green By the Light of the Soul Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper […]
a scoter of Eurasia and North America, Melanitta nigra, the adult male of which is black.
a sea between Europe and Asia, bordered by Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Georgia, and the Russian Federation. 164,000 sq. mi. (424,760 sq. km). noun an inland sea between SE Europe and Asia: connected to the Aegean Sea by the Bosporus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles, and to the Sea of Azov by the […]