basihyoid ba·si·hy·oid (bā’sə-hī’oid’)
the variety of language in a creole continuum that is most distinct from the acrolect.
- Saint basil
Saint. Also, Basilius, (“the Great”) a.d. 329?–379, bishop of Caesarea in Asia Minor (brother of Saint Gregory of Nyssa). a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “royal.”. Historical Examples saint basil spoke of extraordinary occasions when no priest could be had. One Snowy Night Emily Sarah Holt You remember our description of the […]
- Basil i
noun known as the Macedonian. died 886 ad, Byzantine emperor (876–86): founder of the Macedonian dynasty
- Basil thyme
a plant, Acinos thymoides, of the mint family, having egg-shaped leaves and purplish flowers.