a South American tree, Carapa guianensis, of the mahogany family.
the light, reddish-brown wood of this tree, used for making furniture.
one of a pair of metal stands, usually of iron or brass, for holding logs in a fireplace. Historical Examples Chenet is the French expression, an andiron, or dog-iron, as it is sometimes called. The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 76, February, 1864 Various He hit it against the andiron to knock the ashes off, […]
a city in E Uzbekistan, SE of Tashkent. noun a city in E Uzbekistan. Pop: 413 000 (2005 est)
Ando [ahn-daw] /ˈɑnˈdɔ/ (Show IPA), (“Tokube”) 1797–1858, Japanese painter. Historical Examples The prints of Hiroshige and Hokusai generally undergo no change. Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke But it is, I like to think, what Hiroshige would most enjoy. The Idyl of Twin Fires Walter Prichard Eaton Many of Hiroshige’s prints derive a considerable […]
noun another name for Dandong Former spelling Tan-tung Historical Examples The imbecile, andong, broke out in a wail when he saw his mother-in-law, the cause of his misfortune. Friars and Filipinos Jose Rizal The witless andong broke out into tears at sight of his mother-in-law, the cause of his misfortune. The Social Cancer Jos Rizal