See under (def 1).
[rat-n-ee] /ˈræt n i/
noun, plural rhatanies.
either of two South American shrubs belonging to the genus Krameria, of the legume family, K. tiandra (knotty rhatany or Peruvian rhatany) or K. argentea (Brazilian rhatany or Pará rhatany)
the root of either of these plants, used as an astringent and tonic in medicine and also to color port wine.
noun (pl) -nies
either of two South American leguminous shrubs, Krameria triandra or K. argentea, that have thick fleshy roots
the dried roots of such shrubs used as an astringent
pararosanilin par·a·ro·san·i·lin (pār’ə-rō-zān’ə-lĭn) n. A red biological stain used to detect cellular DNA, mucopolysaccharides, and proteins.
noun 1. India rubber obtained from the tree Hevea brasiliensis, of the spurge family, and other species of the same genus of tropical South America. /pəˈrɑː; ˈpɑːrə/ noun 1. a South American rubber obtained from any of various euphorbiaceous trees of the genus Hevea, esp H. brasiliensis See also rubber tree
pararrhythmia par·ar·rhyth·mi·a (pār’ə-rĭð’mē-ə) n. A cardiac dysrhythmia in which two independent rhythms coexist, but not as a result of A-V block.
[par-uh-sey-ling] /ˈpær əˌseɪ lɪŋ/ noun 1. the sport of soaring while harnessed to a that is towed by a motorboat, car, or other fast-moving vehicle, from which one often releases oneself to float freely. [par-uh-seyl] /ˈpær əˌseɪl/ noun 1. a special parachute, kept open with wing-tip holders to help provide lift, used in parasailing. verb […]