an Indian evergreen shrub or small tree, Ziziphus mauritiana, of the buckthorn family, having leaves that are rusty-hairy on the underside and small, round, red, acid fruit.
- Indian liquorice
noun 1. a woody leguminous climbing plant, Abrus precatorius, native to tropical Asia and naturalized elsewhere, having scarlet black-spotted poisonous seeds, used as beads, and roots used as a substitute for liquorice Also called jequirity
- Indian list
noun 1. (informal) (in Canada) a list of persons to whom spirits may not be sold Also called interdict list
noun 1. a southern Asian lotus, Nelumbo nucifera, of the water lily family, having fragrant pink or rose flowers.
noun 1. Also called velvetleaf. an Asian plant, Abutilon theophrasti, of the mallow family, having velvety leaves and yellow flowers: it is cultivated in China for its jutelike fiber and has become naturalized as a weed in North America. 2. any of certain related species. noun 1. a tall malvaceous weedy North American plant, Abutilon […]