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Owenia venosa
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.

Meaning of Owenia from wikipedia

- Owenia is the generic name of three groups of organisms. It can refer to: Owenia (plant), a genus of plants in the family Meliaceae Owenia (worm) Delle...
- Owenia acidula, commonly known as emu apple, is small or medium-sized tree of outback woodlands native to Australia. It may grow to ten metres tall. The...
- at the Australian Plant Census include Owenia acidula Owenia cepiodora Owenia reliqua Owenia reticulata Owenia vernicosa Mueller, F.J.H (1857). "On some...
- Owenia cepiodora is a medium to large Australian tree in the family Meliaceae. It occurs in the rainforests of north eastern New South Wales and adjacent...
- Owenia is a genus of marine polychaete worms in the family Oweniidae. Owenia artifex Verrill, 1885 Owenia ****imilator Caullery, 1944 Owenia ****imilis...
- Owenia vernicosa, the emu apple, is a species of tree found in the north of Australia. The bark is an orange-grey colour that flakes away from the trunk...
- Oweina (Owena, often misspelled "Owenia"), or Waisara, after the two villages in which it is spoken, is a Kainantu language of Papua New Guinea. Oweina...
- pomifera, also known as native cranberries Owenia acidula, a hallucinogenic plant found in Australia Owenia vernicosa, a plant found in Australia This...
- polychaetes the two main nerve cords are fused, and in the tube-dwelling genus Owenia the single nerve chord has no ganglia and is located in the epidermis. As...
- Arisaema triphyllum, a herbaceous plants native to eastern North America Owenia cepiodora, a tree native to Australia with onion-scented wood This page...
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