a fibrous variety of gypsum having a silky luster, used as a gem.
1. Saskatchewan. abbreviation 1. Saskatchewan Sask. Saskatchewan
noun 1. the satiny wood of an East Indian tree, Chloroxylon swietenia, of the rue family, used especially for making furniture. 2. the tree itself. noun 1. a rutaceous tree, Chloroxylon swietenia, that occurs in the East Indies and has hard wood with a satiny texture 2. the wood of this tree, used in veneering, […]
adjective 1. satinlike; smooth; glossy.
noun 1. the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing, denouncing, or deriding vice, folly, etc. 2. a literary composition, in verse or prose, in which human folly and vice are held up to scorn, derision, or ridicule. 3. a literary genre comprising such compositions. noun 1. a novel, play, entertainment, etc, […]