former name of .
a former name (until 1975) of Angola
[pawr-chuh-lak-uh, pohr-] /ˌpɔr tʃəˈlæk ə, ˌpoʊr-/ noun 1. any of various fleshy-leaved plants of the genus Portulaca, especially P. grandiflora, widely cultivated for its showy, variously colored flowers. /ˌpɔːtjʊˈlækə; -ˈleɪkə/ noun 1. any portulacaceous plant of the genus Portulaca, such as rose moss and purslane, of tropical and subtropical America, having yellow, pink, or purple […]
[pawr-chuh-luh-key-shuh s, pohr-] /ˌpɔr tʃə ləˈkeɪ ʃəs, ˌpoʊr-/ adjective 1. belonging to the Portulacaceae, the purslane family of plants. /ˌpɔːtjʊləˈkeɪʃəs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Portulacaceae, a cosmopolitan family of mainly fleshy-leaved flowering plants common in the US
noun 1. a town on NW Long Island, in SE New York.
- Port-wine stain
[pawrt-wahyn, pohrt-] /ˈpɔrtˈwaɪn, ˈpoʊrt-/ noun 1. a large birthmark of purplish color, usually on the face or neck. port-wine stain n. A purplish area of the skin, usually on the head and neck, appearing at birth and caused by an overgrowth of the cutaneous capillaries. Also called nevus flammeus, port-wine mark.