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Bromelia Pinguin
Penguin Pen"guin, n. [Perh. orig. the name of another bird, and fr. W. pen head + gwyn white; or perh. from a native South American name.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any bird of the order Impennes, or Ptilopteri. They are covered with short, thick feathers, almost scalelike on the wings, which are without true quills. They are unable to fly, but use their wings to aid in diving, in which they are very expert. See King penguin, under Jackass. Note: Penguins are found in the south temperate and antarctic regions. The king penguins (Aptenodytes Patachonica, and A. longirostris) are the largest; the jackass penguins (Spheniscus) and the rock hoppers (Catarractes) congregate in large numbers at their breeding grounds. 2. (Bot.) The egg-shaped fleshy fruit of a West Indian plant (Bromelia Pinguin) of the Pineapple family; also, the plant itself, which has rigid, pointed, and spiny-toothed leaves, and is used for hedges. [Written also pinguin.] Arctic penguin (Zo["o]l.), the great auk. See Auk.
Bromelia sylvestris
Ixtle Ix"tle Ixtil Ix"til, n. The fine, soft fiber of the bromeliaceous plant Bromelia sylvestris.
Bromeliaceous
Bromeliaceous Bro*me`li*a"ceous, a. [Named after Olaf Bromel, a Swedish botanist.] (Bot.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a family of endogenous and mostly epiphytic or saxicolous plants of which the genera Tillandsia and Billbergia are examples. The pineapple, though terrestrial, is also of this family.
Bumelia retusa
Balata Bal"a*ta, n. [Sp., prob. fr. native name.] 1. A West Indian sapotaceous tree (Bumelia retusa). 2. The bully tree (Minusops globosa); also, its milky juice (); also, its milky juice (), which when dried constitutes an elastic gum called chicle, or chicle gum.
Hamelia ventricosa
Princewood Prince"wood`, n. (Bot.) The wood of two small tropical American trees (Hamelia ventricosa, and Cordia gerascanthoides). It is brownish, veined with lighter color.
Melia Azadirachta
Neem tree Neem" tree` [Hind. n[=i]m.] (Bot.) An Asiatic name for Melia Azadirachta, and M. Azedarach. See Margosa.
Meliaceous
Meliaceous Me`li*a"ceous, a. (Bot.) Pertaining to a natural order (Meliac[ae]) of plants of which the genus Melia is the type. It includes the mahogany and the Spanish cedar.
Parmelia
Usnic Us"nic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex acid obtained, as a yellow crystalline substance, from certain genera of lichens (Usnea, Parmelia, etc.).
Parmelia parietina
Parietic Pa`ri*et"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid found in the lichen Parmelia parietina, and called also chrysophanic acid.

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- Look up melia in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Melia or Melie (Ancient Gr****: Μελία, Μελίη) may refer to: Melia, Evros, a village in northeastern Greece...
- described two species, Melia azedarach and Melia azadirachta. De Jussieu considered Melia azadirachta to be sufficiently different from Melia azedarach to be...
- Melia azedarach, commonly known as the chinaberry tree, pride of India, bead-tree, Cape lilac, syringa berrytree, Persian lilac, Indian lilac, or white...
- Mason Melia (born 22 September 2007) is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a forward for St Patrick's Athletic. Melia attended the Coláiste...
- Meliá Hotels International, S.A. (formerly Sol Meliá) is a Spanish hotel chain. Sol was founded by Gabriel Escarrer Juliá in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca...
- surname Melia or Meliá include: Aoife Melia, Irish medical doctor Careena Melia, Irish-American actress Cian Melia, Irish showjumper Elie Melia (1915–1988)...
- Melia Kreiling (born 1990) is an actress. She is known for her roles on television series such as Tyrant and The Last Tycoon, and for her starring role...
- Giovanni Philip William "Joe" Melia (23 January 1935, Camden, London – 20 October 2012, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire) was a British actor. Educated...
- building. In 1998, Clapton, then 53, met 22-year-old administrative ****istant Melia McEnery in Columbus, Ohio, at a party given for him after a performance...
- Timothy Melia (/ˈmiːliə/; born May 15, 1986) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for Major League Soccer club Sporting...