a tree, Delonix regia, of the legume family, native to Madagascar, having showy clusters of brilliant scarlet flowers and long, flat, woody pods.
a leguminous tree, Delonix regia, that is native to Madagascar but widely cultivated elsewhere, having clusters of large scarlet flowers and long pods Also called flamboyant
noun 1. a deep bluish purple. royal purple noun 1. a deep reddish-purple colour, sometimes approaching a strong violet (as adjective): a royal-purple dress
noun 1. an auspicious or easy way or means to achieve something: the royal road to success. 2. a highway in ancient Persia, 1677 miles (2700 km) long, extending from Susa in W Iran to W Asia Minor. noun 1. an easy or direct way of achieving a desired end: the royal road to success
- Royal scots greys
plural noun 1. the Royal Scots Greys, (formerly) a British cavalry regiment, the Second Dragoons Also known as the Greys, the Scots Greys
noun 1. The Royal Society of London for the Advancement of Science, a society through which the British government has supported scientific investigation since 1662: awards four annual medals. Royal Society noun 1. an association founded in England by Charles II in 1660 to promote research in the sciences