finely ground or powdered sugar.
finely granulated sugar; also called superfine sugar , caster sugar
from the small vessel with a perforated top from which to sprinkle sugar
- Castor-oil plant
a tall plant, Ricinus communis, of the spurge family, cultivated for its ornamental foliage and having poisonous seeds that are the source of castor oil. Historical Examples She was then beaten with a switch made from the castor-oil plant. Omens and Superstitions of Southern India Edgar Thurston The castor-oil plant is a green and succulent […]
castor1 (def 1). Historical Examples From the strength of the castoreum, the Siberians infer that other parts of the animal must possess peculiar virtues. Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 64, No. 393, July 1848 Various Of the infatuation of this animal for castoreum he saw several instances. The Western World W.H.G. Kingston The Indians also highly […]
Ernst [urnst,, ernst] /ɜrnst,, ɛrnst/ (Show IPA), 1874–1945, German philosopher. Historical Examples The following estimate, given by Cassirer, does ample justice both to the true and to the false elements in Kants doctrine. A Commentary to Kant’s ‘Critique of Pure Reason’ Norman Kemp Smith noun Ernst (ɛrnst). 1874–1945, German neo-Kantian philosopher. The Philosophy of Symbolic […]
Astronomy. a northern constellation between Cepheus and Perseus. Classical Mythology. the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda. Historical Examples Turning towards the north, we see Cassiopeia between the Pole-star and the horizon. Half-hours with the Telescope Richard A. Proctor This is not, like Ursa Major, or like Cassiopeia, said to be “circumpolar.” The Story […]