a purplish-black, almond-shaped olive with a fruity flavor and meaty texture, often split and cured in brine and packed in vinegar.
an aubergine-coloured Greek olive
the sweet flag, Acorus calamus. its aromatic root. any of various tropical Asian palms of the genus Calamus, some of which are a source of rattan. the hollow base of a feather; a quill. a slip of the pen. Historical Examples Old English Libraries Ernest Savage noun (pl) -mi (-ˌmaɪ) any tropical Asian palm of […]
a group of about 100 islands in the SW Philippines. 600 sq. mi. (1554 sq. km). Largest island, Busuanga.
a pink, water-insoluble powder consisting of zinc oxide and about 0.5 percent ferric oxide, used in ointments, lotions, or the like, for the treatment of inflammatory conditions of the skin. Mineralogy, hemimorphite. Chiefly British, smithsonite (def 1). Historical Examples Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles Chats on Old Copper and Brass Fred. W. […]
an alloy of zinc carbonate and copper, formerly used to imitate gold.