the larva of any of several chalcid flies of the family Eurytomidae, especially of the genus Harmolita, that feeds within the stems of grasses, often causing a gall near the first .
(US) the larva of chalcid flies of the genus Harmolita, esp H. tritici, which form galls on the stems of cereal plants
[joint-ven-cher] /ˈdʒɔɪntˈvɛn tʃər/ Informal. verb (used without object), joint-ventured, joint-venturing. 1. to establish or enter a joint venture or partnership. verb (used with object), joint-ventured, joint-venturing. 2. to establish or run as a joint venture. noun 1. a business enterprise in which two or more companies enter a temporary partnership. Abbreviation: JV, J.V.
[join-cher] /ˈdʒɔɪn tʃər/ noun, Law. 1. an estate or property settled on a woman in consideration of marriage, to be owned by her after her husband’s death. 2. Obsolete. a joint tenancy limited in favor of a husband and wife. /ˈdʒɔɪntʃə/ noun 1. (law) 2. (obsolete) the act of joining or the condition of being […]
[yawr-moo n-rek] /ˈyɔr mʊnˌrɛk/ noun, Scandinavian Mythology. (in the Poetic Edda and the Volsunga Saga) 1. king of the Goths, murderer of Svanhild, the daughter of Sigurd: killed by the Gjukungs; probably identical with Ermanaric (4th century a.d.), the Ostrogothic leader.
[hawr-nah-duh; Spanish hawr-nah-th ah] /hɔrˈnɑ də; Spanish hɔrˈnɑ ðɑ/ noun, plural jornadas [hawr-nah-duh z; Spanish hawr-nah-th ahs] /hɔrˈnɑ dəz; Spanish hɔrˈnɑ ðɑs/ (Show IPA). Southwestern U.S. 1. a full day’s travel across a desert without a stop for taking on water. noun a day’s journey; a journey or activity carried out in one day; also […]