of or designating an Epipaleolithic culture of northwestern Africa, characterized by the use of geometric microlithic tools.
a late Palaeolithic culture, dating from about 12 000 bc, found mainly around the salt lakes of Tunisia. The culture is characterized by the presence of microliths, backed blades, and engraved limestone slabs
of or relating to this culture
any plant of the genus Capsicum, of the nightshade family, as C. annuum, the common pepper of the garden, occurring in many varieties. the fruit of such a plant or some preparation of it, used as a condiment and intestinal stimulant. Historical Examples Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 66, No. 410, December 1849 Various Blackwood’s Edinburgh […]
the coiled or polyhedral structure, composed of proteins, that encloses the nucleic acid of a virus. plant bug. Historical Examples Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley noun any heteropterous bug of the family Miridae (formerly Capsidae), most of which feed on plant tissues, causing damage to crops […]
upsetting moment. the moment of an upsetting couple.
any of the protein subunits of a capsid. noun any of the protein units that together form the capsid of a virus capsomere cap·so·mere (kāp’sə-mēr’) or cap·so·mer (-mər) n. A subunit of a viral capsid.