the imagined perception of a pattern or meaning where it does not actually exist, as in considering the moon to have human features
[puh-rair-uh] /pəˈrɛər ə/ noun 1. the root of a South American vine, Chondodendron tomentosum, used as a source of curare, a diuretic, etc. /pəˈrɛərə/ noun 1. the root of a South American menispermaceous climbing plant, Chondrodendron tomentosum, used as a diuretic, tonic, and as a source of curare
[brah-vuh, brey-] /ˈbrɑ və, ˈbreɪ-/ noun 1. .
1. . abbreviation 1. parenthesis parenthesis
[puh-reng-kuh-muh] /pəˈrɛŋ kə mə/ noun 1. Botany. the fundamental tissue of plants, composed of thin-walled cells able to divide. 2. Anatomy, Zoology. the specific tissue of an animal organ as distinguished from its connective or supporting tissue. 3. Zoology. a type of soft, spongy connective tissue of certain invertebrates, as the flatworms. 4. Pathology. the […]