a North American prostrate weed, Mollugo verticillata, having whorled leaves and small, whitish flowers.
- Carpetbag steak
noun a thick-cut filet mignon or sirloin steak with a pocket cut into it and stuffed with seasoned oysters, then grilled Word Origin from having an opening like a carpetbag; of US origin, though popular in Australia Usage Note cooking
U.S. History. a Northerner who went to the South after the Civil War and became active in Republican politics, especially so as to profiteer from the unsettled social and political conditions of the area during Reconstruction. any opportunistic or exploitive outsider: Our bus company has served this town for years, but now the new one […]
material for carpets. carpets in general. a heavy fabric, commonly of wool or nylon, for covering floors. a covering of this material. any relatively soft surface or covering like a carpet: They walked on the carpet of grass. any of a number of airborne electronic devices for jamming radar. a system of such devices. to […]
- Carphenazine maleate
carphenazine maleate carphenazine maleate car·phen·a·zine maleate (kär-fěn’ə-zēn’) n. A yellow, powdered, phenothiazine antipsychotic agent used in the treatment of acute or chronic schizophrenia.