a dyewood yielding a red color, produced by a small, East Indian tree, Caesalpinia sappan, of the legume family.
the tree itself.
a small leguminous tree, Caesalpinia sappan, of S Asia producing wood that yields a red dye
the wood of this tree
noun 1. the juice or vital circulating fluid of a plant, especially of a woody plant. 2. any vital body fluid. 3. energy; vitality. 4. sapwood. 5. Slang. a fool; dupe. 6. Metallurgy. soft metal at the core of a bar of blister steel. verb (used with object), sapped, sapping. 7. to drain the sap […]
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adjective 1. pertaining to Sappho or to certain meters or a form of strophe or stanza used by or named after her. 2. Lesbian (def 2). noun 3. a Sapphic verse. adjective 1. (prosody) denoting a metre associated with Sappho, consisting generally of a trochaic pentameter line with a dactyl in the third foot 2. […]
noun, Prosody. 1. Horatian ode. noun 1. another term for Horatian ode