the round, yellow or brown fruit of the ramon, Brosimum alicastrum, of the mulberry family, used, roasted or boiled, as a substitute for bread in the West Indies.
a moraceous tree, Brosimum alicastrum, of Central America and the Caribbean
the nutlike fruit of this tree, ground to produce a substitute for wheat flour, esp in the West Indies
noun Examples Word Origin Usage Note Contemporary Examples Foodie Heaven in Houston Michele Meyer July 9, 2014 Historical Examples The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Mary Eaton The Young Housekeeper’s Friend Mrs. (Mary Hooker) Cornelius The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon Richard Connell […]
the edible starchy root of Psoralea esculenta, a leguminous plant of central North America. noun a leguminous plant, Psoralea esculenta, of central North America, having an edible starchy root Also called prairie turnip
a slender, sticklike piece of crisp bread, served with soups, salads, etc. Contemporary Examples Frank Underwood Will Not Tolerate Insubordination in This Olive Garden Kelly Williams Brown February 23, 2014
grain, flour, or meal for making bread. any kind of bread. Historical Examples North America, Volume I (of 2) Anthony Trollope Andersonville, Volume 1 John McElroy The Lily and the Totem William Gilmore Simms The Iron Ration George Abel Schreiner The Life of John Taylor B. H. Roberts The Last Cruise of the Saginaw George […]