a large brown toad, Bufo marinus, of tropical America, toxic to animals eating it and once exported to help control sugarcane beetles.
a large toad, Bufo marinus, native to Central and South America but introduced into many countries to control insects and other pests of sugar-cane plantations Also called giant toad, marine toad
a tan unglazed stoneware developed by Wedgwood.
strips of cane that are interlaced and used in cane chairs or the like. Historical Examples Chats on Old Furniture Arthur Hayden Miscellanea Juliana Horatia Ewing Stanley in Africa James P. Boyd
a seaport on and the capital of Crete, on the W part. Formerly Candia. a Greek island in the Mediterranean, SE of mainland Greece. 3235 sq. mi. (8380 sq. km). Capital: Canea. Sea of, a part of the S Aegean Sea lying between the Cyclades Islands and Crete. Historical Examples Three Months Abroad Anna Vivanti […]
a stick or short staff used to assist one in walking; walking stick. a long, hollow or pithy, jointed woody stem, as that of bamboo, rattan, sugar cane, and certain palms. a plant having such a stem. split rattan woven or interlaced for chair seats, wickerwork, etc. any of several tall bamboolike grasses, especially of […]