a town in N Rhode Island.
a rough, prickly case around the seeds of certain plants, as the chestnut or burdock. any bur-bearing plant. something that adheres like a bur. Machinery, burr1 (defs 1, 3). Dentistry. a rotary cutting tool usually of steel or other hard metal shaped into a shank and a head, for removing carious material from teeth and […]
a tortilla folded over a filling, as of ground beef, grated cheese, or refried beans. Contemporary Examples No Cash for You, Kentucky Paul Begala February 14, 2011 Can This Taco Save America? Daniel Gross March 11, 2013 The NRA’s Twisted List for Santa John Feinblatt December 22, 2014 Chipotle’s New Vegan Burrito: Meh Winston Ross […]
a small donkey, especially one used as a pack animal in the southwestern U.S. any donkey. Historical Examples The Pony Rider Boys in New Mexico Frank Gee Patchin Reels and Spindles Evelyn Raymond The Forbidden Trail Honor Willsie The Forbidden Trail Honor Willsie The Light of Western Stars Zane Grey David Lannarck, Midget George S. […]
a succulent Mexican plant, Sedum morganianum, of the stonecrop family, bearing small, rose-colored flowers and long, hanging, nearly cylindrical stems with closely packed whitish-green leaves.