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A GregoriiAdansonia Ad`an*so"ni*a, n. [From Adanson, a French botanist.]
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 GregoriiSour 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.
2. Changed, as by keeping, so as to be acid, rancid, or
3. Disagreeable; unpleasant; hence; cross; crabbed; peevish;
morose; as, a man of a sour temper; a sour reply. ``A sour
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. Gregorian chantChant Chant, n.[F. chant, fr. L. cantus singing, song, fr.
canere to sing. See Chant, v. t.]
1. Song; melody.
2. (Mus.) A short and simple melody, divided into two parts
by double bars, to which unmetrical psalms, etc., are sung
or recited. It is the most ancient form of choral music.
3. A psalm, etc., arranged for chanting.
4. Twang; manner of speaking; a canting tone. [R.]
His strange face, his strange chant. --Macaulay.
Ambrosian chant, See under Ambrosian.
Chant royal [F.], in old French poetry, a poem containing
five strophes of eleven lines each, and a concluding
stanza. -- each of these six parts ending with a common
Gregorian chant. See under Gregorian.
Meaning of Gregor from wikipedia
is a masculine given
name. Notable people
and fictional characters
with the name include: Gregor Blanco
(born 1983), Venezuelan baseball
That Rides" or simply
"The Mountain", is a fictional character
in the A Song of Ice and Fire series
- Gregor Johann Mendel
(Czech: Řehoř Jan Mendel; 20 July 1822 – 6 January
1884) (English: /ˈmɛndəl/) was a scientist, Augustinian friar
- General Gregor
1786 – 4 December
1845) was a Scottish
soldier, adventurer, and confidence trickster
from 1821 to 1837...
- Gregor Gillespie
18, 1987) is an American former collegiate wrestler
and professional mixed martial artist currently competing
in the Lightweight...
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is a solar
with a 1.5 m primary
at the Teide Observatory
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- Clan Gregor
or Clan MacGregor
[ˈkʰl̪ˠãũn̪ˠ ˈɣɾʲikɪɾʲ]) is a Highland Scottish
clan that claims
in the early
800s. The clan's most famous
Židan (born 5 October
1965) is a former Slovenian football midfielder
and a politician. Židan was capped
for Slovenia between
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is a Scottish general practitioner
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