a small lizardfish, Harpadon nehereus, inhabiting river mouths and estuaries of Asia.
(in India) the flesh of this fish, impregnated with asafetida, dried, salted, and used as a condiment or relish, especially with curry.
a teleost fish, Harpodon nehereus, that resembles and is related to the lizard fishes: family Harpodontidae. It is eaten dried with curry dishes as a savoury Also called bummalo
sunn. a tall East Indian shrub, Crotalaria juncea, of the legume family, having slender branches and yellow flowers, and an inner bark that yields a hemplike fiber used for making ropes, sacking, etc. the fiber. noun a leguminous plant, Crotalaria juncea, of the East Indies, having yellow flowers the hemplike fibre obtained from the inner […]
plural noun a row of hills marking the southern boundary of greater Auckland on the North Island, New Zealand
a twill fabric constructed of a silk or rayon warp and worsted filling, often dyed black for mourning wear. Historical Examples Loss and Gain John Henry Newman noun a twilled fabric, esp one with a silk warp and worsted weft, formerly worn dyed black for mourning n.
a round or melon-shaped frozen mold made from a combination of ice creams, mousses, or ices. curving or swelling outward. Historical Examples The Perfume of Eros: A Fifth Avenue Incident Edgar Saltus A Set of Six Joseph Conrad Under Four Administrations Oscar S. Straus The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins noun Also called bombe […]