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Definition of Manchineel

Manchineel
Manchineel Man`chi*neel", n. [Sp. manzanillo, fr. manzana an apple, fr. L. malum Matianum a kind of apple. So called from its apple-like fruit.] (Bot.) A euphorbiaceous tree (Hippomane Mancinella) of tropical America, having a poisonous and blistering milky juice, and poisonous acrid fruit somewhat resembling an apple. Bastard manchineel, a tree (Cameraria latifolia) of the East Indies, having similar poisonous properties. --Lindley.

Meaning of Manchineel from wikipedia

- The manchineel tree (Hippomane mancinella) is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae). Its native range stretches from tropical...
- USS Manchineel (AN-54/YN-73) was an Ailanthus-cl**** net-laying ship which served with the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific Ocean during World War II. It...
- tropical manchineel or beach apple, Hippomane mancinella. It is very soluble in most polar organic solvents, as well as in water. In the manchineel, this...
- cholinesterase inhibitor. It occurs naturally in the Calabar bean and the Manchineel tree. The chemical was synthesized for the first time in 1935 by Percy...
- there are about 350 different species of tree. A notable tree is the manchineel which is extremely poisonous to humans, and even just touching its sap...
- diverse, containing plants as different as the willow, violet, poinsettia, manchineel, rafflesia and coca plant, and are hard to recognize except with molecular...
- (Asparagaceae) Linden (also known as Lime or B****wood), Tilia spp. (Malvaceae) Manchineel, Hippomane mancinella (Euphorbiaceae) Mape tree, Inocarpus ****ifer (Fabaceae)...
- skirmish when, historians believe, an arrow poisoned with the sap of the manchineel tree struck his thigh. The expedition immediately abandoned the colonization...
- chamomile tea Manzanilla de la muerte (Spanish: "little apple of death"), manchineel in English (Hippomane mancinella), a tree with apple-like but poisonous...
- include flamboyant trees, frangipanis, sabal palms, wild trumpet and Manchineel trees. Other trees of note include the royal palm, sea grape trees in...
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