a tropical American tree, Cedrela odorata, of the mahogany family.
the hard, fragrant, mahoganylike brown wood of this tree, used for making furniture and especially cigar boxes.
a tall meliaceous tree, Cedrela odorata, of tropical America, the East Indies, and Australia, having smooth bark, pinnate leaves, yellow flowers, and light-coloured aromatic wood
noun 1. the civil war in Spain 1936–39. Spanish Civil War noun 1. the civil war in Spain from 1936 to 1939 in which insurgent nationalists, led by General Franco, succeeded in overthrowing the republican government. During the war Spain became an ideological battleground for fascists and socialists from all countries Spanish Civil War definition […]
- Spanish customs
plural noun 1. (informal) irregular practices among a group of workers to gain increased financial allowances, reduced working hours, etc Also called old Spanish customs, old Spanish practices
noun 1. a stemless or short-trunked plant, Yucca gloriosa, of the agave family, native to the southeastern U.S., having leaves nearly 2½ feet (75 cm) long, with a stiff, sharp point, and greenish-white or reddish flowers nearly 4 inches (10 cm) wide.
noun 1. Also called cantharides. a preparation of powdered blister beetles, especially the Spanish fly, used medicinally as a counterirritant, diuretic, and aphrodisiac. 2. Also, Spanishfly. Also called cantharis. a common European blister beetle, Cantharis (Lytta) vesicatoria, that yields this preparation. noun 1. a European blister beetle, Lytta vesicatoria (family Meloidae), the dried bodies of […]