a tree, Malus angustifolia, of the eastern U.S., having oblong leaves, fragrant, pink or rose-colored flowers, and small, round, yellow-green fruit.
noun 1. the larva of a grass moth, Diatraea crambidoides, occurring in the southeastern U.S. from Maryland to Georgia, that is sometimes a serious pest, especially of corn.
noun 1. a borough of Greater London, England, S of the Thames. noun 1. a borough of S central Greater London, on the River Thames: site of the Globe Theatre, now reconstructed; the former docks and warehouses have been redeveloped. Pop: 253 800 (2003 est). Area: 29 sq km (11 sq miles)
noun 1. Saint Robert. ?1561–95, English poet and Roman Catholic martyr, who was imprisoned, tortured, and executed for his Jesuit activities. His best known poem is `The Burning Babe’
noun 1. the point or direction midway between south and west. Abbreviation: SW. 2. a region in this direction. 3. the Southwest, the southwest region of the United States. adjective 4. lying toward, situated in, or directed toward the southwest. 5. coming from the southwest, as a wind. adverb 6. in the direction midway between […]