a tropical African sapotaceous tree, Butyrospermum parkii, with oily seeds
shea butter, the white butter-like fat obtained from the seeds of this plant and used as food, to make soaps, etc
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noun 1. a solid, greenish, yellowish, or whitish fat derived from the seeds of the shea tree, used for food and in the manufacture of soaps and candles.
noun 1. any of the six subdivisions of the Isle of Man
noun, plural sheaves. 1. one of the bundles in which cereal plants, as wheat, rye, etc., are bound after reaping. 2. any bundle, cluster, or collection: a sheaf of papers. verb (used with object) 3. to bind (something) into a sheaf or sheaves. noun (pl) sheaves (ʃiːvz) 1. a bundle of reaped but unthreshed corn […]
noun, Scot. 1. shieling. noun, Scot. 1. a pasture or grazing ground. 2. a shepherd’s or herdsman’s hut or rough shelter on or near a grazing ground. noun (mainly Scot) 1. a rough, sometimes temporary, hut or shelter used by people tending cattle on high or remote ground 2. pasture land for the grazing of […]