any of various tropical American plants of the genus Calathea, some of which have colorful, variegated leaves and are often cultivated as houseplants.
any plant of the S. American perennial genus Calathea, many species of which are grown as greenhouse or house plants for their decorative variegated leaves, esp the zebra plant (C. zebrina), the leaves of which are purplish below and dark green with lighter stripes above: family Marantaceae
kalathos. noun (pl) -thi (-ˌθaɪ) a vase-shaped basket represented in ancient Greek art, used as a symbol of fruitfulness
a silver-white mineral, gold telluride, AuTe 2 , containing a little silver: an ore of gold. noun a metallic pale yellow mineral consisting of a telluride of gold in the form of elongated striated crystals. It is a source of gold in Australia and North America. Formula: AuTe2
a city in the Philippines, on NW Samar. Historical Examples The American Occupation of the Philippines 1898-1912 James H. Blount
a calculator, especially a small portable one. a combining form of calcareous: calc-tufa. variant of calci- before a vowel: calcic. calculate. Historical Examples The Wooing of Calvin Parks Laura E. Richards In Search of El Dorado Alexander MacDonald Scattergood Baines Clarence Budington Kelland Scattergood Baines Clarence Budington Kelland The Heritage of the Sioux B.M. Bower […]