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The tree itself, which is one of considerable size, with large, lobed leaves. Cloth is made from the bark, and the timber is used for many purposes. Called also breadfruit tree and bread tree. (more info) 1. The fruit of a tree found

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The tree itself, which is one of considerable size, with large, lobed leaves. Cloth is made from the bark, and the timber is used for many purposes. Called also breadfruit tree and bread tree. (more info) 1. The fruit of a tree found in the islands of the Pacific, esp. the South Sea islands. It is of a roundish form, from four to six or seven inches in diameter, and, when baked, somewhat resembles bread, and is eaten as food, whence the name.

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  • CALLOSUM
    The great band commissural fibers which unites the two cerebral hemispheres. See corpus callosum, under Carpus.
  • CALLOW
    1. Destitute of feathers; naked; unfledged. An in the leafy summit, spied a nest, Which, o'er the callow young, a sparrow pressed. Dryden. 2. Immature; boyish; "green"; as, a callow youth. I perceive by this, thou art but a callow maid. Old Play .
  • FRUIT
    The pulpy, edible seed vessels of certain plants, especially those grown on branches above ground, as apples, oranges, grapes, melons, berries, etc. See 3. (more info) enjoyment, product, fruit, from frui, p. p. fructus, to enjoy; akin 1. Whatever
  • CALLE
    A kind of head covering; a caul. Chaucer.
  • FRUITAGE
    1. Fruit, collectively; fruit, in general; fruitery. The trees . . . ambrosial fruitage bear. Milton. 2. Product or result of any action; effect, good or ill.
  • FOUNDATION
    The lowest and supporting part or member of a wall, including the base course , under Base, n.) and footing courses; in a frame house, the whole substructure of masonry. 4. A donation or legacy appropriated to support a charitable institution,
  • BREADEN
    Made of bread.
  • FOUNDER
    One who founds, establishes, and erects; one who lays a foundation; an author; one from whom anything originates; one who endows.
  • FRUITIVE
    Eujoying; possessing. Boyle.
  • LOBEFOOT
    A bird having lobate toes; esp., a phalarope.
  • BREADBASKET
    The stomach. S. Foote.
  • BREAD
    To spread. Ray.
  • BREADFRUIT
    The tree itself, which is one of considerable size, with large, lobed leaves. Cloth is made from the bark, and the timber is used for many purposes. Called also breadfruit tree and bread tree. (more info) 1. The fruit of a tree found
  • FOUNDATIONER
    One who derives support from the funds or foundation of a college or school.
  • FOUND
    imp. & p. p. of Find.
  • CALL
    callen, AS. ceallin; akin to Icel & Sw. kalla, Dan. kalde, D. kallen 1. To command or request to come or be present; to summon; as, to call a servant. Call hither Clifford; bid him come amain Shak. 2. To summon to the discharge of a particular
  • BREADTHWISE
    In the direction of the breadth.
  • TIMBERMAN
    A man employed in placing supports of timber in a mine. Weale.
  • TIMBER
    A certain quantity of fur skins, as of martens, ermines, sables, etc., packed between boards; being in some cases forty skins, (more info) Sw. timber, LG. timmer, MHG. zimber, G. zimmer, F. timbre, LL.
  • BREADTHLESS
    Without breadth.
  • GYMNASTICALLY
    In a gymnastic manner.
  • SAILCLOTH
    Duck or canvas used in making sails.
  • HYPERCRITICALLY
    In a hypercritical manner.
  • SCALLION
    A kind of small onion , native of Palestine; the eschalot, or shallot. 2. Any onion which does not "bottom out," but remains with a thick stem like a leek. Amer. Cyc.
  • UNEMPIRICALLY
    Not empirically; without experiment or experience.
  • CONFOUNDED
    1. Confused; perplexed. A cloudy and confounded philosopher. Cudworth. 2. Excessive; extreme; abominable. He was a most confounded tory. Swift. The tongue of that confounded woman. Sir. W. Scott.
  • TRILOBITE
    Any one of numerous species of extinct arthropods belonging to the order Trilobita. Trilobites were very common in the Silurian and Devonian periods, but became extinct at the close of the Paleozoic. So named from the three lobes usually seen on
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    A minute spherical or rounded structure; as blood, lymph, and pus corpuscles, minute fungi, spores, etc. 3. A little pill or pellet used by homeopathists. (more info) 1. A little globe; a small particle of matter, of a spherical form. Globules
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    Palmate, with the divisions separated less than halfway to the common center.
  • GLOBOUS
    Spherical. Milton.
  • UNIVOCALLY
    In a univocal manner; in one term; in one sense; not equivocally. How is sin univocally distinguished into venial and mortal, if the venial be not sin Bp. Hall.
  • BEDCLOTHES
    Blankets, sheets, coverlets, etc., for a bed. Shak.
  • PARABOLICALLY
    1. By way of parable; in a parabolic manner. 2. In the form of a parabola.
  • STEREOGRAPHICALLY
    In a stereographical manner; by delineation on a plane.
  • HEMEROCALLIS
    A genus of plants, some species of which are cultivated for their beautiful flowers; day lily.

 

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