[pen-ee-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈpɛn iˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/
any of several plants having round or roundish leaves, as the navelwort.
Also called navelwort. a crassulaceous Eurasian rock plant, Umbilicus rupestris (or Cotyledon umbilicus), with whitish-green tubular flowers and rounded leaves
a marsh plant, Hydrocotyle vulgaris, of Europe and North Africa, having circular leaves and greenish-pink flowers: family Hydrocotylaceae
a gentianaceous plant, Obolaria virginica, of E North America, with fleshy scalelike leaves and small white or purplish flowers
any of various other plants with rounded penny-like leaves
[pen-ee-wurth] /ˈpɛn iˌwɜrθ/ noun 1. as much as may be bought for a penny. 2. a small quantity. 3. a bargain. /ˈpɛnɪˌwɜːθ/ noun 1. the amount that can be bought for a penny 2. a small amount: he hasn’t got a pennyworth of sense n. Old English peningwurð; see penny + worth (adj.). Figurative of […]
[puh-nob-skot, -skuh t] /pəˈnɒb skɒt, -skət/ noun, plural Penobscots (especially collectively) Penobscot for 2. 1. a river flowing S from N Maine into Penobscot Bay. 350 miles (565 km) long. 2. a member of a North American Indian people of the Penobscot River valley. 3. the Eastern Algonquian language of the Penobscot, a dialect of […]
noun 1. an inlet of the Atlantic in S Maine. 30 miles (48 km) long.
[pee-nol-uh-jee] /piˈnɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the study of the punishment of crime, in both its deterrent and its reformatory aspects. 2. the study of the management of prisons. /piːˈnɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of the social sciences concerned with the punishment of crime 2. the science of prison management n. “study of punishment and […]