(of the corolla of the phlox and certain other flowers) consisting of a narrow tube with flat spreading terminal petals
adjective 1. of or relating to redemptive power.
noun 1. a medicinal ointment for healing or relieving wounds and sores. 2. anything that soothes, mollifies, or relieves. verb (used with object), salved, salving. 3. to soothe with or as if with salve; assuage: to salve one’s conscience. verb (used with or without object), salved, salving. 1. to save from loss or destruction; to […]
noun, plural salvos, salvoes. 1. a simultaneous or successive discharge of artillery, bombs, etc. 2. a round of fire given as a salute. 3. a round of cheers or applause. noun, plural salvos. Archaic. 1. an excuse or quibbling evasion. 2. something to save a person’s reputation or soothe a person’s feelings. noun (pl) -vos, […]
[sal voh-lat-l-ee] /ˈsæl voʊˈlæt lˌi/ noun 1. an aromatic alcoholic solution of ammonium carbonate, the chief ingredient in smelling salts. sal volatile /vɒˈlætɪlɪ/ noun 1. another name for ammonium carbonate 2. Also called spirits of ammonia, (archaic) hartshorn. a solution of ammonium carbonate in alcohol and aqueous ammonia, often containing aromatic oils, used as smelling […]