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Angust An*gust", a. [L. angustus. See Anguish.] Narrow; strait. [Obs.]
Angustate An*gus"tate, a. [L. angustatus, p. p. of angustare to make narrow.] Narrowed.
Angustation An`gus*ta"tion, n. The act of making narrow; a straitening or contacting. --Wiseman.
Angusticlave An*gus"ti*clave ([a^]n*g[u^]s"t[i^]*kl[=a]v), n. [L. angustus narrow + clavus a nail, a stripe.] (Rom. Antiq.) A narrow stripe of purple worn by the equites on each side of the tunic as a sign of rank.
Angustifoliate An*gus`ti*fo"li*ate ([a^]n*g[u^]s`t[i^]*f[=o]"l[i^]*[asl]t), Angustifolious An*gus`ti*fo"li*ous ([a^]n*g[u^]s`t[i^]*f[=o]"l[i^]*[u^]s), a. [L. angustus narrow (see Anguish) + folium leaf.] (Bot.) Having narrow leaves. --Wright.
Angustifoliate An*gus`ti*fo"li*ate ([a^]n*g[u^]s`t[i^]*f[=o]"l[i^]*[asl]t), Angustifolious An*gus`ti*fo"li*ous ([a^]n*g[u^]s`t[i^]*f[=o]"l[i^]*[u^]s), a. [L. angustus narrow (see Anguish) + folium leaf.] (Bot.) Having narrow leaves. --Wright.
Angustura bark
Angustura bark An`gus*tu"ra bark` See Angostura bark.
Calophyllum angustifolium
Poon Poon, n. [Canarese ponne.] A name for several East Indian, or their wood, used for the masts and spars of vessels, as Calophyllum angustifolium, C. inophullum, and Sterculia f[oe]tida; -- called also peon.
Curcuma angustifolia
Tikor Tik"or, n. [Hind. tikhur.] A starch or arrow-root made from the tubes of an East Indian zinziberaceous plant (Curcuma angustifolia); also, the plant itself.
E angustifolia
Olive Ol"ive, n. [F., fr. L. oliva, akin to Gr. ?. See Oil.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A tree (Olea Europ[ae]a) with small oblong or elliptical leaves, axillary clusters of flowers, and oval, one-seeded drupes. The tree has been cultivated for its fruit for thousands of years, and its branches are the emblems of peace. The wood is yellowish brown and beautifully variegated. (b) The fruit of the olive. It has been much improved by cultivation, and is used for making pickles. Olive oil is pressed from its flesh. 2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any shell of the genus Oliva and allied genera; -- so called from the form. See Oliva. (b) The oyster catcher. [Prov.Eng.] 3. (a) The color of the olive, a peculiar dark brownish, yellowish, or tawny green. (b) One of the tertiary colors, composed of violet and green mixed in equal strength and proportion. 4. (Anat.) An olivary body. See under Olivary. 5. (Cookery) A small slice of meat seasoned, rolled up, and cooked; as, olives of beef or veal. Note: Olive is sometimes used adjectively and in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, olive brown, olive green, olive-colored, olive-skinned, olive crown, olive garden, olive tree, olive yard, etc. Bohemian olive (Bot.), a species of El[ae]agnus (E. angustifolia), the flowers of which are sometimes used in Southern Europe as a remedy for fevers. Olive branch. (a) A branch of the olive tree, considered an emblem of peace. (b) Fig.: A child. Olive brown, brown with a tinge of green. Olive green, a dark brownish green, like the color of the olive. Olive oil, an oil expressed from the ripe fruit of the olive, and much used as a salad oil, also in medicine and the arts. Olive ore (Min.), olivenite. Wild olive (Bot.), a name given to the oleaster or wild stock of the olive; also variously to several trees more or less resembling the olive.
J angustifolia
Jasmine Jas"mine, n. [F. jasmin, Sp. jazmin, Ar. y[=a]sm[=i]n, Pers. y[=a]sm[=i]n; cf. It. gesmino, gelsomino. Cf. Jessamine.] (Bot.) A shrubby plant of the genus Jasminum, bearing flowers of a peculiarly fragrant odor. The J. officinale, common in the south of Europe, bears white flowers. The Arabian jasmine is J. Sambac, and, with J. angustifolia, comes from the East Indies. The yellow false jasmine in the Gelseminum sempervirens (see Gelsemium). Several other plants are called jasmine in the West Indies, as species of Calotropis and Faramea. [Written also jessamine.] Cape jasmine, or Cape jessamine, the Gardenia florida, a shrub with fragrant white flowers, a native of China, and hardy in the Southern United States.
Kalmia angustifolia
Lambkill Lamb"kill`, n. (Bot.) A small American ericaceous shrub (Kalmia angustifolia); -- called also calfkill, sheepkill, sheep laurel, etc. It is supposed to poison sheep and other animals that eat it at times when the snow is deep and they cannot find other food.
M angustirostris
Sea elephant Sea" el"e*phant (Zo["o]l.) A very large seal (Macrorhinus proboscideus) of the Antarctic seas, much hunted for its oil. It sometimes attains a length of thirty feet, and is remarkable for the prolongation of the nose of the adult male into an erectile elastic proboscis, about a foot in length. Another species of smaller size (M. angustirostris) occurs on the coast of Lower California, but is now nearly extinct.
P angustifolia
Cottonwood Cot"ton*wood` (-w[oo^]d`), n. (Bot.) An American tree of the genus Populus or poplar, having the seeds covered with abundant cottonlike hairs; esp., the P. monilifera and P. angustifolia of the Western United States.
Spatangus Spa*tan"gus, n. [NL., fr. L. spatangius a kind of sea urchin, Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of heart-shaped sea urchins belonging to the Spatangoidea.
T angustifolia
Bulrush Bul"rush`, n. [OE. bulrysche, bolroysche; of uncertain origin, perh. fr. bole stem + rush.] (Bot.) A kind of large rush, growing in wet land or in water. Note: The name bulrush is applied in England especially to the cat-tail (Typha latifolia and T. angustifolia) and to the lake club-rush (Scirpus lacustris); in America, to the Juncus effusus, and also to species of Scirpus or club-rush.
Typha angustifolia
Cat-tail Cat"-tail, n. (Bot.) A tall rush or flag (Typha latifolia) growing in marshes, with long, flat leaves, and having its flowers in a close cylindrical spike at the top of the stem. The leaves are frequently used for seating chairs, making mats, etc. See Catkin. Note: The lesser cat-tail is Typha angustifolia.
Vaccinium angustifolium
Bluets Blu"ets, n. [F. bluet, bleuet, dim. of bleu blue. See Blue, a.] (Bot.) A name given to several different species of plants having blue flowers, as the Houstonia c[oe]rulea, the Centaurea cyanus or bluebottle, and the Vaccinium angustifolium.

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