a pepper tree, Schinus molle.
noun 1. See under (def 1). [rat-n-ee] /ˈræt n i/ noun, plural rhatanies. 1. 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) 2. the root of either of these plants, used as an […]
- Peruvian wart
Peruvian wart Pe·ru·vi·an wart (pə-rōō’vē-ən) n. A soft conical or pedunculated papule that erupts in groups as a manifestation of the second stage of bartonellosis. Also called verruca peruana, verruca peruviana.
[purv] /pɜrv/ noun, Slang. 1. a sexual pervert. /pɜːv/ noun 1. a pervert 2. (Austral) an erotic glance or look verb (intransitive) 3. (Austral) to give a person an erotic look n, also perve, 1944, slang shortening of (sexual) pervert (n.). As a slang verb, by 1941 as “to act erotically” (intransitive), by 1959 as […]
[per-veyd] /pərˈveɪd/ verb (used with object), pervaded, pervading. 1. to become spread throughout all parts of: Spring pervaded the air. /pɜːˈveɪd/ verb 1. (transitive) to spread through or throughout, esp subtly or gradually; permeate v. 1650s, from Latin pervadere “spread or go through,” from per- “through” + vadere “to go” (see vamoose). Related: Pervaded; pervading.