(sometimes lowercase) British. .
a black pigment made from a mixture of lampblack and a binding agent such as gelatine or glue: usually formed into solid cakes and sticks
a black liquid ink made from this pigment
[in-dee-uh-niz-uh m] /ˈɪn di əˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. action or policy for promoting the interests of , especially American . 2. a word or usage considered to be characteristic of , especially American .
noun 1. .
noun 1. an Indian evergreen shrub or small tree, Ziziphus mauritiana, of the buckthorn family, having leaves that are rusty-hairy on the underside and small, round, red, acid fruit.
- Indian liquorice
noun 1. a woody leguminous climbing plant, Abrus precatorius, native to tropical Asia and naturalized elsewhere, having scarlet black-spotted poisonous seeds, used as beads, and roots used as a substitute for liquorice Also called jequirity