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Amaracus
Amaracus A*mar"a*cus, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] A fragrant flower. --Tennyson.
Amarant
Amarant Am"a*rant, n. Amaranth, 1. [Obs.] --Milton.
Amarantaceous
Amarantaceous Am`a*ran*ta"ceous, a. (Bot.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the amaranth is the type.
Amaranthine
Amaranthine Am`a*ran"thine, a. 1. Of or pertaining to amaranth. ``Amaranthine bowers.' --Pope.
Amaranthus
Amaranthus Am`a*ran"thus ([a^]m`[.a]*r[a^]n"th[u^]s), Amarantus Am`a*ran"tus ([a^]m`[.a]*r[a^]n"t[u^]s), n. Same as Amaranth.
Amarantus
Amaranthus Am`a*ran"thus ([a^]m`[.a]*r[a^]n"th[u^]s), Amarantus Am`a*ran"tus ([a^]m`[.a]*r[a^]n"t[u^]s), n. Same as Amaranth.
Amarantus albus
Tumbleweed Tum"ble*weed`, n. (Bot.) Any plant which habitually breaks away from its roots in the autumn, and is driven by the wind, as a light, rolling mass, over the fields and prairies; as witch grass, wild indigo, Amarantus albus, etc.
Amarantus caudatus
Thrumwort Thrum"wort`, n. (Bot.) A kind of amaranth (Amarantus caudatus). --Dr. Prior.
Amarantus melancholicus
Flower-gentle Flow"er-gen`tle, n. (Bot.) A species of amaranth (Amarantus melancholicus).
C amara
Bitter Bit"ter, a. [AS. biter; akin to Goth. baitrs, Icel. bitr, Dan., Sw., D., & G. bitter, OS. bittar, fr. root of E. bite. See Bite, v. t.] 1. Having a peculiar, acrid, biting taste, like that of wormwood or an infusion of hops; as, a bitter medicine; bitter as aloes. 2. Causing pain or smart; piercing; painful; sharp; severe; as, a bitter cold day. 3. Causing, or fitted to cause, pain or distress to the mind; calamitous; poignant. It is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the Lord thy God. --Jer. ii. 19. 4. Characterized by sharpness, severity, or cruelty; harsh; stern; virulent; as, bitter reproach. Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them. --Col. iii. 19. 5. Mournful; sad; distressing; painful; pitiable. The Egyptians . . . made their lives bitter with hard bondage. --Ex. i. 14. Bitter apple, Bitter cucumber, Bitter gourd. (Bot.) See Colocynth. Bitter cress (Bot.), a plant of the genus Cardamine, esp. C. amara. Bitter earth (Min.), tale earth; calcined magnesia. Bitter principles (Chem.), a class of substances, extracted from vegetable products, having strong bitter taste but with no sharply defined chemical characteristics. Bitter salt, Epsom salts; magnesium sulphate. Bitter vetch (Bot.), a name given to two European leguminous herbs, Vicia Orobus and Ervum Ervilia. To the bitter end, to the last extremity, however calamitous. Syn: Acrid; sharp; harsh; pungent; stinging; cutting; severe; acrimonious.
C amara
Hickory Hick"o*ry, n. [North American Indian pawcohiccora (Capt. J. Smith) a kind of milk or oily liquor pressed from pounded hickory nuts. ``Pohickory' is named in a list of Virginia trees, in 1653, and this was finally shortened to ``hickory.' --J. H. Trumbull.] (Bot.) An American tree of the genus Carya, of which there are several species. The shagbark is the C. alba, and has a very rough bark; it affords the hickory nut of the markets. The pignut, or brown hickory, is the C. glabra. The swamp hickory is C. amara, having a nut whose shell is very thin and the kernel bitter. Hickory shad. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The mattowacca, or fall herring. (b) The gizzard shad.
Camara
Camara Ca"ma*ra, n. [Pg.] Chamber; house; -- used in
Camara dos Deputados
Camara dos Pares Ca"ma*ra dos Pa"res, and Camara dos Deputados Ca"ma*ra dos De`pu*ta"dos See Legislature. Camaraderie Ca`ma`ra`de*rie", n. [F. See Comrade.] Comradeship and loyalty. The spirit of camaraderie is strong among these riders of the plains. --W. A. Fraser.
Camara dos Pares
Camara dos Pares Ca"ma*ra dos Pa"res, and Camara dos Deputados Ca"ma*ra dos De`pu*ta"dos See Legislature. Camaraderie Ca`ma`ra`de*rie", n. [F. See Comrade.] Comradeship and loyalty. The spirit of camaraderie is strong among these riders of the plains. --W. A. Fraser.
Camaraderie
Camara dos Pares Ca"ma*ra dos Pa"res, and Camara dos Deputados Ca"ma*ra dos De`pu*ta"dos See Legislature. Camaraderie Ca`ma`ra`de*rie", n. [F. See Comrade.] Comradeship and loyalty. The spirit of camaraderie is strong among these riders of the plains. --W. A. Fraser.
Camarasaurus
Camarasaurus Cam`a*ra*sau"rus, n. [NL. fr. Gr. ? a vaulted chamber + ? lizard.] (Paleon.) A genus of gigantic American Jurassic dinosaurs, having large cavities in the bodies of the dorsal vertebr[ae].
Carya amara
Bitternut Bit"ter*nut", n. (Bot.) The swamp hickory (Carya amara). Its thin-shelled nuts are bitter.
Catamaran
Catamaran Cat`a*ma*ran", n. [The native East Indian name.] 1. A kind of raft or float, consisting of two or more logs or pieces of wood lashed together, and moved by paddles or sail; -- used as a surf boat and for other purposes on the coasts of the East and West Indies and South America. Modified forms are much used in the lumber regions of North America, and at life-saving stations. 2. Any vessel with twin hulls, whether propelled by sails or by steam; esp., one of a class of double-hulled pleasure boats remarkable for speed. 3. A kind of fire raft or torpedo bat. The incendiary rafts prepared by Sir Sidney Smith for destroying the French flotilla at Boulogne, 1804, were called catamarans. --Knight. 4. A quarrelsome woman; a scold. [Colloq.]
Damara
Damara Da*ma"ra, n. [The name is supposed to be from Hottentot dama vanquished.] A native of Damaraland, German Southwest Africa. The Damaras include an important and warlike Bantu tribe, and the Hill Damaras, who are Hottentots and mixed breeds hostile to the Bantus.
Dulcamara
Dulcamara Dul`ca*ma"ra, n. [NL., fr. L. dulcis sweet + amarus bitter.] (Bot.) A plant (Solanum Dulcamara). See Bittersweet, n., 3 (a) .
Globe amaranth
Globe Globe, n. [L. globus, perh. akin to L. glomus a ball of yarn, and E. clump, golf: cf. F. globe.] 1. A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere. 2. Anything which is nearly spherical or globular in shape; as, the globe of the eye; the globe of a lamp. 3. The earth; the terraqueous ball; -- usually preceded by the definite article. --Locke. 4. A round model of the world; a spherical representation of the earth or heavens; as, a terrestrial or celestial globe; -- called also artificial globe. 5. A body of troops, or of men or animals, drawn up in a circle; -- a military formation used by the Romans, answering to the modern infantry square. Him round A globe of fiery seraphim inclosed. --Milton. Globe amaranth (Bot.), a plant of the genus Gomphrena (G. globosa), bearing round heads of variously colored flowers, which long retain color when gathered. Globe animalcule, a small, globular, locomotive organism (Volvox globator), once throught to be an animal, afterward supposed to be a colony of microscopic alg[ae]. Globe of compression (Mil.), a kind of mine producing a wide crater; -- called also overcharged mine. Globe daisy (Bot.), a plant or flower of the genus Globularing, common in Europe. The flowers are minute and form globular heads. Globe sight, a form of front sight placed on target rifles. Globe slater (Zo["o]l.), an isopod crustacean of the genus Spheroma. Globe thistle (Bot.), a thistlelike plant with the flowers in large globular heads (Cynara Scolymus); also, certain species of the related genus Echinops. Globe valve. (a) A ball valve. (b) A valve inclosed in a globular chamber. --Knight.
Hill Damaras
Damara Da*ma"ra, n. [The name is supposed to be from Hottentot dama vanquished.] A native of Damaraland, German Southwest Africa. The Damaras include an important and warlike Bantu tribe, and the Hill Damaras, who are Hottentots and mixed breeds hostile to the Bantus.
Quassia amara
Quassia Quas"si*a, n. [NL. From the name of a negro, Quassy, or Quash, who prescribed this article as a specific.] The wood of several tropical American trees of the order Simarube[ae], as Quassia amara, Picr[ae]na excelsa, and Simaruba amara. It is intensely bitter, and is used in medicine and sometimes as a substitute for hops in making beer.
Samara
Samara Sa*ma"ra (? or ?), n. [L. samara, samera, the seed of the elm.] (Bot.) A dry, indehiscent, usually one-seeded, winged fruit, as that of the ash, maple, and elm; a key or key fruit.
Simaruba amara
Stavewood Stave`wood`, n. (Bot.) A tall tree (Simaruba amara) growing in tropical America. It is one of the trees which yields quassia.
Simaruba amara
Quassia Quas"si*a, n. [NL. From the name of a negro, Quassy, or Quash, who prescribed this article as a specific.] The wood of several tropical American trees of the order Simarube[ae], as Quassia amara, Picr[ae]na excelsa, and Simaruba amara. It is intensely bitter, and is used in medicine and sometimes as a substitute for hops in making beer.
Solanum Dulcamara
Dulcamara Dul`ca*ma"ra, n. [NL., fr. L. dulcis sweet + amarus bitter.] (Bot.) A plant (Solanum Dulcamara). See Bittersweet, n., 3 (a) .
Solanum Dulcamara
Dulcamarin Dul`ca*ma"rin, n. (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from the bittersweet (Solanum Dulcamara), as a yellow amorphous substance. It probably occasions the compound taste. See Bittersweet, 3 (a) .
Solanum dulcamara
Bittersweet Bit"ter*sweet`, n. 1. Anything which is bittersweet. 2. A kind of apple so called. --Gower. 3. (Bot.) (a) A climbing shrub, with oval coral-red berries (Solanum dulcamara); woody nightshade. The whole plant is poisonous, and has a taste at first sweetish and then bitter. The branches are the officinal dulcamara. (b) An American woody climber (Celastrus scandens), whose yellow capsules open late in autumn, and disclose the red aril which covers the seeds; -- also called Roxbury waxwork.
Solanum Dulcamara
Felonwort Fel"on*wort`, n. (Bot.) The bittersweet nightshade (Solanum Dulcamara). See Bittersweet.

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