any of various grubs that are a pest of sugar cane, especially, in Australia, the greyback canegrub, Dermolepida albohirtum
the cinnamonlike bark of a West Indian tree, Canella winterana, used as a condiment and in medicine. Historical Examples The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom P. L. Simmonds Flowers and Flower-Gardens David Lester Richardson Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M) Various The American Reformed Cattle Doctor George Dadd History of Embalming […]
beware of the dog.
a person who works with cane, especially one who produces canework for chairs. Historical Examples The Loyalists of Massachusetts James H. Stark The Loyalists of Massachusetts James H. Stark The Loyalists of Massachusetts James H. Stark The Loyalists of Massachusetts James H. Stark Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2) A Sexton of the […]
the Hunting Dogs, a small northern constellation south of Ursa Major. noun (Latin genitive) Canum Venaticorum (ˈkɑːnəm vɪˌnætɪˈkɔːrəm) a small faint constellation in the N hemisphere near Ursa Major that contains the globular cluster M3 and the spiral whirlpool galaxy M51