the plant family Saxifragaceae, characterized by herbaceous plants, shrubs, and small trees having alternate or opposite leaves, clustered or solitary flowers, and fruit in the form of a berry or capsule, and including the astilbe, currant, deutzia, gooseberry, hydrangea, mock orange, piggy-back plant, saxifrage, and strawberry geranium.
noun 1. a powerful neurotoxin, C 1 0 H 1 7 N 7 O 4 , produced by the dinoflagellate Gonyaulax catenella, the causative agent of red tide. saxitoxin sax·i·tox·in (sāk’sĭ-tŏk’sĭn) n. A potent neurotoxin produced by certain dinoflagellates that accumulates in shellfish feeding on these organisms and consequently causes food poisoning in humans who […]
- Saxo Grammaticus
[sak-soh gruh-mat-i-kuh s] /ˈsæk soʊ grəˈmæt ɪ kəs/ noun 1. c1150–1206? Danish historian and poet. Saxo Grammaticus /ˈsæksəʊ ɡrəˈmætɪkəs/ noun 1. ?1150–?1220, Danish chronicler, noted for his Gesta Danorum, a history of Denmark down to 1185, written in Latin, which is partly historical and partly mythological, and contains the Hamlet (Amleth) legend
noun 1. a member of a Germanic people in ancient times dwelling near the mouth of the Elbe, a portion of whom invaded and occupied parts of Britain in the 5th and 6th centuries. 2. the Old English dialects of the regions settled by the Saxons. 3. a native or inhabitant of Saxony in modern […]
- Saxon blue
noun 1. a dye made by dissolving indigo in a solution of sulphuric acid