a ruined Mayan city in SE Mexico.
noun (Caribbean) the edible leaves of various plants, used as greens or in making thick soups
a city in N Chile. Historical Examples The City of God, Volume II Aurelius Augustine The Phantom World Augustin Calmet Three Thousand Years of Mental Healing George Barton Cutten
a glossy woolen fabric checkered or brocaded in the warp so that the pattern shows on one side only, much used in the 18th century. a garment made from this fabric. Historical Examples Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various noun a glossy woollen fabric woven with a checked design that shows […]
the hard, mottled brown and black wood of any of several trees of the genus Diospyros, used for cabinetwork. noun the hard black-and-brown striped wood of several trees of the genus Diospyros, esp D. quaesita of India and Sri Lanka, used in making furniture: family Ebenaceae See also ebony (sense 2)