Also called Chinese anise. a shrub or small tree, Illicium verum, of China, having white flowers that turn purple and bearing anise-scented, star-shaped clusters of carminative fruit.
the fruit of this tree or shrub, used as a spice.
a small Chinese evergreen tree (Illicium verum) yielding an aromatic oil
a spice produced from the star-shaped dried seed pods of this tree
noun 1. the edible fruit of a West Indian tree, Chrysophyllum cainito, of the sapodilla family, which when cut across exhibits a star-shaped figure within. 2. the tree itself. noun 1. a West Indian sapotaceous tree, Chrysophyllum cainito, with smooth-skinned edible greenish-purple fruit 2. the fruit of this tree which, when cut across, reveals a […]
[stah-rah zah-gaw-rah] /ˈstɑ rɑ zɑˈgɔ rɑ/ noun 1. a city in central Bulgaria. Stara Zagora /Bulgarian ˈstara zaˈɡɔra/ noun 1. a city in central Bulgaria: ceded to Bulgaria by Turkey in 1877. Pop: 163 000 (2005 est)
noun 1. the right-hand side of or direction from a vessel or aircraft, facing forward. adjective 2. of or pertaining or located to the starboard. adverb 3. toward the right side. verb (used with or without object) 4. to turn (the helm) to starboard. noun 1. the right side of an aeroplane or vessel when […]
noun 1. a pattern of lines or rays radiating from a central point. 2. Astronomy. an intense and sudden episode of star formation in a galaxy. 3. Photography. a camera lens attachment that produces star shapes of reflected light. noun 1. a pattern of rays or lines radiating from a light source 2. (photog) a […]