(in former systems of nomenclature) the saw-whet owl.
the deep purple, edible berry of a Central and South American palm tree, Euterpe oleracea. noun a berry that grows on palm trees in the Brazilian rainforests. Because it is rich in nutrients, it is used to make energy drinks Also called palm berry American College of Allergy and Immunology
the wood of any of several species of mahogany. the cashew tree, its nuts, or resin. Historical Examples Du Clos, origin of his fairy tale of acajou and Zirphile, and account of his satirical preface to it, ii. Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) Isaac Disraeli acajou in French, signifies mahogany, as it does […]
inability or loss of the ability to perform arithmetic operations. noun (psychol) an inability to make simple mathematical calculations acalculia a·cal·cu·li·a (ā’kāl-kyōō’lē-ə) n. A form of aphasia characterized by the inability to perform mathematical calculations.
(in former classifications) any coelenterate of the group Acalephae, including the sea nettles and jellyfishes. Historical Examples Perhaps they too act like the venomous matter produced in the thread-capsules of the acaleph. Report on the Radiolaria Collected by H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873-1876, Second Part: Subclass Osculosa; Index Ernst Haeckel And throughout considerable portions […]