a Chilean plant, Salpiglossis sinuata, of the nightshade family, having large, funnel-shaped flowers in a variety of colors.
noun 1. either of two snipelike birds of the family Rostratulidae, of South America and the Old World tropics, the female of which is larger and more brightly colored than the male.
[pal-uh m-pawr, -pohr] /ˈpæl əmˌpɔr, -ˌpoʊr/ noun 1. a cotton print woven in India and used for clothing, canopies, etc.
[puh-lah-puh; Spanish pah-lah-pah] /pəˈlɑ pə; Spanish pɑˈlɑ pɑ/ noun, plural palapas [puh-lah-puh z; Spanish pah-lah-pahs] /pəˈlɑ pəz; Spanish pɑˈlɑ pɑs/ (Show IPA) (esp. in Mexico) 1. a simple, thatched-roof dwelling, usually open on the sides. 2. any building resembling this, especially in a resort area, as a restaurant, beachhouse, or the like.
[pal-uh n-keen] /ˌpæl ənˈkin/ noun 1. (formerly in India and other Eastern countries) a passenger conveyance, usually for one person, consisting of a covered or boxlike litter carried by means of poles resting on the shoulders of several men. /ˌpælənˈkiːn/ noun 1. a covered litter, formerly used in the Orient, carried on the shoulders of […]