[kree-on] /ˈkri ɒn/
noun, Classical Mythology.
a king of Thebes, the brother of Jocasta and the uncle of Eteocles, Polynices, and Antigone.
(Greek myth) the successor to Oedipus as king of Thebes; the brother of Jocasta See also Antigone
/krɪˈɒfəɡəs/ adjective 1. flesh-eating or carnivorous
[kree-uh-sawl, -sol] /ˈkri əˌsɔl, -ˌsɒl/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless oily liquid, C 8 H 10 O 2 , having an agreeable odor and a burning taste, obtained from wood tar and guaiacum resin: used as a disinfectant, in the manufacture of resins, and in ore flotation. /ˈkriːəˌsɒl/ noun 1. a colourless or pale yellow […]
[kree-uh-soht] /ˈkri əˌsoʊt/ noun 1. an oily liquid having a burning taste and a penetrating odor, obtained by the distillation of coal and wood tar, used mainly as a preservative for wood and as an antiseptic. 2. . verb (used with object), creosoted, creosoting. 3. to treat with creosote. /ˈkrɪəˌsəʊt/ noun 1. a colourless or […]
noun 1. any of several shrubs belonging to the genus Larrea, of the caltrop family, especially L. tridentata, of arid regions of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, having yellow flowers and resinous foliage with a strong odor of creosote. noun 1. a shrub, Larrea (or Covillea) tridentata of the western US and Mexico, that has […]