a shrub or small tree, Dovyalis hebecarpa, of India and Sri Lanka, having velvety, maroon-purple fruit.
a seaweed, Gracilaria lichenoides, of Ceylon and the East Indies: one of the algae from which agar is obtained. noun a red East Indian seaweed, Gracilaria lichenoides, from which agar is made
- Ceylon tea
noun full-flavored black pekoe tea of Sri Lanka with golden color and delicate flavor Word Origin Ceylon is former name of Sri Lanka Usage Note cooking
of or relating to Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), its people, or their language. a native or inhabitant of Ceylon. adjective of or relating to Ceylon or its inhabitants
Paul [pawl] /pɔl/ (Show IPA), 1839–1906, French painter. noun Paul (pɔl). 1839–1906, French postimpressionist painter, who was a major influence on modern art, esp cubism, in stressing the structural elements latent in nature, such as the sphere and the cone