[stroh-fan-thuh s] /stroʊˈfæn θəs/
noun, plural strophanthuses.
any of various shrubs or small trees belonging to the genus Strophanthus, of the dogbane family, chiefly of tropical Africa.
the dried, ripe seed of any of these plants, which yields the drug strophanthin.
any small tree or shrub of the apocynaceous genus Strophanthus, of tropical Africa and Asia, having strap-shaped twisted petals. The seeds of certain species yield the drug strophanthin
the seeds of any of these plants
noun 1. the part of an ancient Greek choral ode sung by the chorus when moving from right to left. 2. the movement performed by the chorus during the singing of this part. 3. the first of the three series of lines forming the divisions of each section of a Pindaric ode. 4. (in modern […]
adjective 1. Also, strophical. consisting of, pertaining to, or characterized by a strophe or strophes. 2. Music. (of a song) having the same music for each successive stanza. adjective 1. of, relating to, or employing a strophe or strophes 2. (of a song) having identical or related music in each verse Compare through-composed
noun, Geometry. 1. a plane curve generated by the loci of points p and pprime; on a straight line that intersects the y-axis at a point n and the minus x-axis at a fixed point q, such that pn = npprime; = on, as on changes, where o is the origin. Equation: y 2 = […]
noun, Pathology. 1. a papular eruption of the skin, especially in infants, occurring in several forms and usually harmless. strophulus stroph·u·lus (strŏf’yə-ləs) n. See heat rash.