See under carpet beetle.
any of several small beetles of the family Dermestidae, the larvae of which are household pests, feeding on rugs and other woolen fabrics, especially Anthrenus scrophulariae (buffalo carpet beetle) and Attagenus piceus (black carpet beetle)
any of various beetles of the genus Anthrenus, the larvae of which feed on carpets, furnishing fabrics, etc: family Dermestidae
a disease of wheat, characterized by dark, elongated stripes on the chaff, caused by a bacterium, Xanthomonas translucens undulosum.
black cataract Historical Examples Hungarian Sketches in Peace and War Mr Jkai
a North American cherry, Prunus serotina, having drooping clusters of fragrant white flowers and bearing a black, sour, edible fruit. the fruit itself. the hard, reddish-brown wood of this tree, used for making furniture. Historical Examples Two Little Savages Ernest Thompson Seton Two Little Savages Ernest Thompson Seton The Entailed Hat George Alfred Townsend
See under chokeberry (def 1). the berrylike fruit of any North American shrub of the genus Aronia, of the rose family, especially A. arbutifolia (red chokeberry) A. melanocarpa (black chokeberry) or A. prunifolia (purple chokeberry) the plant that bears this fruit. noun (pl) -ries any of various North American rosaceous shrubs of the genus Aronia […]