a South American and West Indian herb, Canna edulis, having large sheathing leaves, red flowers, and edible rhizomes.
the rhizome of this plant, from which an arrowroot is made.
achis Association of Consumer Health Information Specialists Historical Examples David receiveth holy bread of Achimelech, the priest: and feigneth himself mad before achis, king of Geth. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various And David said to achis: Now thou shalt know what thy servant will do. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various And achis said to his […]
the king of the Philistine city of Gath, who twice gave refuge to David. I Sam. 21:10–15. Historical Examples And Achish said unto David, Know thou assuredly, that thou shalt go out with me to battle, thou and thy men. The King James Bible, Complete Various Then the other princes said to Achish: What need […]
. Historical Examples The satirical parts, particularly the character of Burnet, are scarcely inferior to the best passages in Absalom and Achitophel. The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 2 (of 4) Thomas Babington Macaulay Dryden very justly lashes him, Absalom and Achitophel, I, 585-629. The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume VI Aphra […]