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A digitata
Sour Sour, a. [Compar. Sourer; superl. Sourest.] [OE. sour, sur, AS. s?r; akin to D. zuur, G. sauer, OHG. s?r, Icel. s?rr, Sw. sur, Dan. suur, Lith. suras salt, Russ. surovui harsh, rough. Cf. Sorrel, the plant.] 1. Having an acid or sharp, biting taste, like vinegar, and the juices of most unripe fruits; acid; tart. All sour things, as vinegar, provoke appetite. --Bacon. 2. Changed, as by keeping, so as to be acid, rancid, or musty, turned. 3. Disagreeable; unpleasant; hence; cross; crabbed; peevish; morose; as, a man of a sour temper; a sour reply. ``A sour countenance.' --Swift. He was a scholar . . . Lofty and sour to them that loved him not, But to those men that sought him sweet as summer. --Shak. 4. Afflictive; painful. ``Sour adversity.' --Shak. 5. Cold and unproductive; as, sour land; a sour marsh. Sour dock (Bot.), sorrel. Sour gourd (Bot.), the gourdlike fruit Adansonia Gregorii, and A. digitata; also, either of the trees bearing this fruit. See Adansonia. Sour grapes. See under Grape. Sour gum (Bot.) See Turelo. Sour plum (Bot.), the edible acid fruit of an Australian tree (Owenia venosa); also, the tree itself, which furnished a hard reddish wood used by wheelwrights. Syn: Acid; sharp; tart; acetous; acetose; harsh; acrimonious; crabbed; currish; peevish.
A digitata
Adansonia Ad`an*so"ni*a, n. [From Adanson, a French botanist.] (Bot.) A genus of great trees related to the Bombax. There are two species, A. digitata, the baobab or monkey-bread of Africa and India, and A. Gregorii, the sour gourd or cream-of-tartar tree of Australia. Both have a trunk of moderate height, but of enormous diameter, and a wide-spreading head. The fruit is oblong, and filled with pleasantly acid pulp. The wood is very soft, and the bark is used by the natives for making ropes and cloth. --D. C. Eaton.
Adansonia digitata
Monkey-bread Mon"key-bread`, n. (Bot.) The fruit of the Adansonia digitata; also, the tree. See Adansonia.
Adansonia digitata
Baobab Ba"o*bab, n. [The native name.] (Bot.) A gigantic African tree (Adansonia digitata), also naturalized in India. See Adansonia.
Laminaria digitata
Sea girdles Sea" gir"dles (Bot.) A kind of kelp (Laminaria digitata) with palmately cleft fronds; -- called also sea wand, seaware, and tangle.
Paridigitata
Paridigitata Par`i*dig`i*ta"ta, n. pl. [NL. See Pari-, and Digitate.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as Artiodactyla.

Meaning of Digitata from wikipedia

- Adansonia digitata, the African baobab, is the most widespread tree species of the genus Adansonia, the baobabs, and is native to the African continent...
- Michel Adanson, the French naturalist and explorer who described Adansonia digitata. The baobab is also known as the "upside down tree", a name that originates...
- Laminaria digitata is a large brown alga in the family Laminariaceae, also known by the common name oarweed. It is found in the sublittoral zone of the...
- M. digitata may refer to: Macrarene digitata, a sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Liotiidae Merulempista digitata, a moth species found...
- C. digitata may refer to: Callipielus digitata, a moth species found in Chile Cardamine digitata, the Richardson's bittercress, a plant species native...
- A. digitata may refer to: Adansonia digitata, the baobab, a tree species found in the hot, dry savannahs of sub-Saharan Africa Aechmea digitata, a plant...
- Digitata is an electronic rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. The band has released three albums on independent record label Totally Gross National...
- Cucurbita digitata is a species of flowering plant in the squash family known by the common names fingerleaf gourd and bitter squash. It is similar to...
- 1794 who later adopted the name Monilia digitata in Synopsis methodica fungorum (1801). The synonym M. digitata can also be found in the writings of Elias...
- Carex digitata, finger sedge or fingered sedge, is a species in the genus Carex, native to Europe and western Asia. It is found most often in shady, deciduous...
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