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Definition of Owenia
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Owenia venosaSour 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.
Meaning of Owenia from wikipedia
is the generic
name of three groups
of organisms. It can refer
(plant), a genus
in the family Meliaceae 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
- 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
is a genus
of marine polychaete worms
in the family
Oweniidae. Owenia artifex
Verrill, 1885 Owenia
****imilator Caullery, 1944 Owenia
vernicosa, the emu apple, is a species
of tree found
in the north
of Australia. The bark is an orange-grey colour
away from the trunk...
(Owena, often misspelled
"), or Waisara, after
the two villages
it is spoken, is a Kainantu language
New Guinea. Oweina...
- pomifera, also known
as native cranberries Owenia
acidula, a hallucinogenic plant found
in Australia Owenia
vernicosa, a plant found
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...
triphyllum, a herbaceous plants native
to eastern North America Owenia
cepiodora, a tree native
with onion-scented wood This page...
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