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Aleurites moluccanaCandlenut Can"dle*nut`, n.
1. The fruit of a euphorbiaceous tree or shrub (Aleurites
moluccana), native of some of the Pacific islands. It is
used by the natives as a candle. The oil from the nut (
candlenut, or kekune, oil) has many uses.
2. The tree itself.
Felucca Fe*luc"ca, n. [It. feluca (cf. Sp. faluca, Pg. falua),
fr. Ar. fulk ship, or harr[=a]qah a sort of ship.] (Naut.)
A small, swift-sailing vessel, propelled by oars and lateen
sails, -- once common in the Mediterranean.
Note: Sometimes it is constructed so that the helm may be
used at either end.
fluccanFlucan Flu"can, n. (Mining)
Soft clayey matter in the vein, or surrounding it. [Written
also flookan, flukan, and fluccan.] Molucca crabLimulus Lim"u*lus (l[i^]m"[-u]*l[u^]s), n.; pl. Limuli
(-l[imac]). [L., dim. of limus sidelong, askance.] (Zo["o]l.)
The only existing genus of Merostomata. It includes only a
few species from the East Indies, and one (Limulus
polyphemus) from the Atlantic coast of North America. Called
also Molucca crab, king crab, horseshoe crab, and
horsefoot. Molucca palmPalm Palm, n. [AS. palm, L. palma; -- so named fr. the leaf
resembling a hand. See lst Palm, and cf. Pam.]
1. (Bot.) Any endogenous tree of the order Palm[ae] or
Palmace[ae]; a palm tree.
Note: Palms are perennial woody plants, often of majestic
size. The trunk is usually erect and rarely branched,
and has a roughened exterior composed of the persistent
bases of the leaf stalks. The leaves are borne in a
terminal crown, and are supported on stout, sheathing,
often prickly, petioles. They are usually of great
size, and are either pinnately or palmately many-cleft.
There are about one thousand species known, nearly all
of them growing in tropical or semitropical regions.
The wood, petioles, leaves, sap, and fruit of many
species are invaluable in the arts and in domestic
economy. Among the best known are the date palm, the
cocoa palm, the fan palm, the oil palm, the wax palm,
the palmyra, and the various kinds called cabbage palm
2. A branch or leaf of the palm, anciently borne or worn as a
symbol of victory or rejoicing.
A great multitude . . . stood before the throne, and
before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palme
in their hands. --Rev. vii. 9.
3. Hence: Any symbol or token of superiority, success, or
triumph; also, victory; triumph; supremacy. ``The palm of
So get the start of the majestic world And bear the
palm alone. --Shak.
Molucca palm (Bot.), a labiate herb from Asia (Molucella
l[ae]vis), having a curious cup-shaped calyx.
Palm cabbage, the terminal bud of a cabbage palm, used as
Palm cat (Zo["o]l.), the common paradoxure.
Palm crab (Zo["o]l.), the purse crab.
Palm oil, a vegetable oil, obtained from the fruit of
several species of palms, as the African oil palm
(El[ae]is Guineensis), and used in the manufacture of
soap and candles. See El[ae]is.
Palm swift (Zo["o]l.), a small swift (Cypselus
Batassiensis) which frequents the palmyra and cocoanut
palms in India. Its peculiar nest is attached to the leaf
of the palmyra palm.
Palm toddy. Same as Palm wine.
Palm weevil (Zo["o]l.), any one of mumerous species of very
large weevils of the genus Rhynchophorus. The larv[ae]
bore into palm trees, and are called palm borers, and
grugru worms. They are considered excellent food.
Palm wine, the sap of several species of palms, especially,
in India, of the wild date palm (Ph[oe]nix sylvestrix),
the palmyra, and the Caryota urens. When fermented it
yields by distillation arrack, and by evaporation jaggery.
Called also palm toddy.
Palm worm, or Palmworm. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The larva of a palm weevil.
(b) A centipede.
Meaning of Lucca from wikipedia
(/ˈluːkə/ LOO-kə, Italian: [ˈlukka] (listen)) is a city and comune
in Tuscany, Central
Italy, on the Serchio, in a fertile plain
near the Tyrrhenian...
is a city in Italy. Lucca
may also refer
(dog), United States Marine Corps service
dog Lucca Borges
de Brito, Brazilian footballer
was a German
Shepherd/Belgian Malinois service
dog who was emplo**** by the United States Marine Corps
for 6 years. She was trained
- Lucca Cathedral
di San Martino) is a Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated
to Saint Martin
- Anthony James Lucca
23, 1976), is an American
singer, songwriter, record
producer, and actor. He is perhaps
Quiñones, better known
as Papo Lucca
, is a Puerto Rican
multi-instrumentalist best known
for his pianist
skills. His main musical...
was a historic state
of Italy, which lasted
from 1160 to 1805 on the central Italian
peninsula. Its territory extended beyond
the city of Lucca
- Hugh of Lucca
or Hugh Borgognoni
(also Ugo) was a medieval
surgeon. He and Theodoric
, his son or student, are noted
use of wine as...
- The Province
) is a province
in the Tuscany region
of Italy. Its capital
is the city of Lucca
. It has an area of 1...
was an Italian university located
(LU), Italy, established
in 1785 by the government
of the Republic
. The university...
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