a tall East Indian shrub, Crotalaria juncea, of the legume family, having slender branches and yellow flowers, and an inner bark that yields a hemplike fiber used for making ropes, sacking, etc.
a leguminous plant, Crotalaria juncea, of the East Indies, having yellow flowers
the hemplike fibre obtained from the inner bark of this plant, used in making rope, sacking, etc
noun 1. a former agency of British India, including the Native States of Cochin, Travancore, and Pudukottai.
[mah-th re; English mah-drey] /ˈmɑ ðrɛ; English ˈmɑ dreɪ/ noun, plural madres [mah-th res; English mah-dreyz] /ˈmɑ ðrɛs; English ˈmɑ dreɪz/ (Show IPA). Spanish. 1. 1 .
[mah-th re th e dyaws] /ˈmɑ ðrɛ ðɛ ˈdyɔs/ noun 1. a river in Peru and Bolivia, flowing E to the Beni River. 900 miles (1450 km) long. /Spanish ˈmaðre ðe ˈðiɔs/ noun 1. a river in NE South America, rising in SE Peru and flowing northeast to the Beni River in N Bolivia. Length: […]
[mad-ruh-pawr, -pohr] /ˈmæd rəˌpɔr, -ˌpoʊr/ noun 1. any true or stony coral of the order Madreporaria, forming reefs or islands in tropical seas. /ˌmædrɪˈpɔː/ noun 1. any coral of the genus Madrepora, many of which occur in tropical seas and form large coral reefs: order Zoantharia