ebony (Also ebonies) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to ebony


  • noun deciduous tree of the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers having leathery leaves and fragrant yellow-white flowers; it yields a milky juice that is the chief source of commercial rubber
    Para rubber tree; caoutchouc tree.

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  • noun large tree of Trinidad and Guyana having odd-pinnate leaves and violet-scented axillary racemes of yellow flowers and long smooth pods; grown as a specimen in parks and large gardens
    Platymiscium trinitatis.
  • noun tall graceful deciduous California oak having leathery leaves and slender pointed acorns
    California white oak; Quercus lobata; valley oak; valley white oak.

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  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    pulverised; fine-grained; small-grained; pulverized; powdered.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • adjective satellite as if dulled in color with a sprinkling of powder
    • a powdery blue

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  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips

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  • noun orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow

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  • noun any of numerous trees and shrubs grown for their beautiful glossy foliage and sweetly fragrant starry flowers

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  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep

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  • noun large tree of Queensland having cream-colored flowers blotched with red inside; sometimes placed in genus Sterculia
    narrow-leaved bottletree; Brachychiton rupestris; Queensland bottletree.

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  • noun any of several Australian trees of the genus Casuarina

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  • adjective made of or containing or resembling wood
    • woody plants
    • perennial herbs with woody stems
    • a woody taste
  • adjective satellite abounding in trees
    arboreous; arboraceous; woodsy.
    • an arboreous landscape
    • violets in woodsy shady spots
    • a woody area near the highway

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  • noun willow of the western United States with leaves like those of peach or almond trees
    peachleaf willow; almond-leaves willow; Salix amygdaloides.

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  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking at; look.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him
  • noun the act of searching visually
    looking for.

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  • noun any of several evergreen trees or shrubs of the genus Dillenia grown for their foliage and nodding flowers resembling magnolias which are followed by fruit that is used in curries and jellies and preserves

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  • noun the act of consuming food
  • noun the act of supplying food and nourishment

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  • noun shrubby Asiatic tree having bark (tapa) that resembles cloth; grown as a shade tree in Europe and America; male flowers are pendulous catkins and female are urn-shaped followed by small orange-red aggregate berries
    paper mulberry.

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  • noun small tree of coastal regions of Old World tropics whose leaves are silvery beneath
    Heritiera littoralis.

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  • noun a mangrove of the West Indies and the southern Florida coast; occurs in dense thickets and has numerous short roots that bend up from the ground
    black mangrove.

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  • noun a bench or similar seat built into a window recess

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  • noun small South African tree with long silvery silky foliage
    silver tree.

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  • noun similar to the extract from Quassia amara
  • noun West Indian tree yielding the drug Jamaica quassia
    Picrasma excelsum; bitterwood; Picrasma excelsa.

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  • noun evergreen of tropical America having pulpy fruit containing saponin which was used as soap by Native Americans
    Sapindus saponaria; jaboncillo; China tree; chinaberry.

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  • noun tall tropical South American tree having pulpy egg-shaped pods of fragrant black almond-shaped seeds used for flavoring
    Dipteryx odorata; tonka bean tree; tonka bean.

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  • noun West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice
    calaba; Calophyllum calaba.

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  • noun very hard unsalted biscuit or bread; a former ship's staple
    ship biscuit; sea biscuit; pilot bread; pilot biscuit.
  • noun a mountain mahogany

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  • noun small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained
    Japanese sumac; varnish tree; lacquer tree; Rhus verniciflua; Toxicodendron vernicifluum; Chinese lacquer tree; Japanese lacquer tree.
  • noun deciduous tree widely grown in southern United States as an ornamental for its handsome maplelike foliage and long racemes of yellow-green flowers followed by curious leaflike pods
    phoenix tree; Firmiana simplex; Chinese parasol tree; Chinese parasol.

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  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)

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  • verb make or become angular
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape

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  • noun any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
    flowering tree.

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  • noun a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
  • noun satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements
    • he takes pride in his son's success

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  • noun any of various trees and shrubs of the genus Casuarina having jointed stems and whorls of scalelike leaves; some yield heavy hardwood

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  • noun medium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanning; broad five-lobed leaves are bristle-tipped
    quercitron; black oak; quercitron oak; Quercus velutina.

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  • noun the commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country
  • noun commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country

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  • noun Philippine timber tree having hard red fragrant wood
    Toona calantas; Cedrela calantas; Philippine mahogany; kalantas.

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  • noun a coupling (as in a chain) that has one end that turns on a headed pin
  • verb turn on a pivot

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  • noun tropical American tree

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  • adjective satellite of dark purple tinted with brown

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  • adjective of or relating to or formed by trees
    arborical; arborous; arborary.
    • an arborous roof
  • adjective inhabiting or frequenting trees
    tree-living; arboreous.
    • arboreal apes

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  • noun the state of nonexistence
    nothingness; nullity; nihility.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; emptiness; vacuum.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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  • noun East Indian tree whose leaves are used for fodder; yields a compact dark brown durable timber used in shipbuilding and making railroad ties
    sissoo; sisham; sissu.

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  • noun dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
  • noun any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color

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  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    rewriter; redactor; reviser; rewrite man.
  • verb formulate in a particular style or language
    put; frame; couch; cast.
    • I wouldn't put it that way
    • She cast her request in very polite language

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  • noun a compound formed by solvation (the combination of solvent molecules with molecules or ions of the solute)
  • verb cause a solvation in (a substance)

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  • adjective satellite of something having the color of copper
    copper colored.

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  • noun a tree planted or valued chiefly for its shade from sunlight

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  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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  • noun any plant or flower of the genus Oxalis
    wood sorrel; oxalis.
  • noun any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
    dock; sour grass.

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  • noun large European beech with minutely-toothed leaves; widely planted as an ornamental in North America
    European beech; Fagus sylvatica.

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  • adjective satellite having the sticky properties of an adhesive
    pasty; gummy; glutinous; sticky; mucilaginous; viscid; viscous.

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  • noun one of several East Indian trees yielding gutta-percha
  • noun one of several East Indian trees yielding gutta-percha
    Palaquium gutta.

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  • adjective satellite made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
    • a wooden box
    • an ancient cart with wooden wheels
  • adjective satellite lacking ease or grace
    • the actor's performance was wooden
    • a wooden smile

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  • noun any of various trees of the genus Celtis having inconspicuous flowers and small berrylike fruits

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  • adjective satellite of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass
    dark-green; green; light-green.
    • a green tree
    • green fields
    • green paint

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  • noun clothing in general
    apparel; dress; wearing apparel.
    • she was refined in her choice of apparel
    • he always bought his clothes at the same store
    • fastidious about his dress
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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  • noun any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value
  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    decorative; cosmetic.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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  • noun East Indian tree having a useful dark purple wood
    East Indian rosewood; Dalbergia latifolia; East India rosewood; Indian blackwood.

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  • noun an armless couch; a seat by day and a bed by night
    divan bed.
  • noun a long chair; for reclining
    chaise; chaise longue.

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  • noun an important Central American mahogany tree
    Swietinia macrophylla.

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  • noun Alaskan birch with white to pale brown bark
    Betula neoalaskana.

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  • noun small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
    Amygdalus communis; Prunus dulcis; sweet almond; Prunus amygdalus.
  • noun oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree

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  • noun any of various Old World aromatic shrubs or subshrubs with usually mauve or blue flowers; widely cultivated
  • noun a pale purple color

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  • noun large South American evergreen tree trifoliate leaves and drupes with nutlike seeds used as food and a source of cooking oil
    souari tree; souari; souari nut.

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  • adjective satellite of a red color tinged with rust

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  • noun Eurasian elm often planted as a shade tree
    Ulmus glabra; witch elm.

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  • adjective satellite covered with or consisting of rust
    • a rusty machine
    • rusty deposits
  • adjective satellite of the brown color of rust
    rust-brown; rust.

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  • noun any of several small to medium-sized trees of Florida and West Indies with thin scaly bark and heavy dark heartwood
  • noun tree of extreme southern Florida and West Indies having thin scaly bark and aromatic fruits and seeds and yielding hard heavy close-grained zebrawood
    Eugenia dicrana.

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  • noun North American elm having rough leaves that are red when opening; yields a hard wood
    red elm; Ulmus rubra.

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  • noun shrub or small tree of New Zealand and Chile having pendulous racemes of tubular golden-yellow flowers; yields a hard strong wood
    Sophora tetraptera.

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  • adjective striking in variety and interest
    • a colorful period of history
    • a colorful character
    • colorful language
  • adjective having striking color
    • colorful autumn leaves

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  • noun Philippine timber tree having hard red fragrant wood
    Cedrela calantas; Philippine mahogany; Philippine cedar; kalantas.

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  • noun the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it
    • the shining of shoes provided a meager living
    • every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing
  • verb be bright by reflecting or casting light
    reflect; shine.
    • Drive carefully--the wet road reflects

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  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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  • noun the color of freshly broken cast iron
  • adjective satellite of the grey color of iron

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  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    pelt; skin.

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  • noun willow with long drooping branches and slender leaves native to China; widely cultivated as an ornamental
    Babylonian weeping willow; weeping willow.

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  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    toxicant; poisonous substance.
  • noun anything that harms or destroys
    • the poison of fascism

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  • noun tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds
    calabash; Crescentia cujete.

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  • noun a tropical tree or shrub bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that eventually form an impenetrable mass and are important in land building

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  • noun tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruits; naturalized in the southern United States as a shade tree
    azedarach; azederach; China tree; chinaberry tree; chinaberry; Melia azedarach; pride-of-India; Persian lilac.

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  • noun a hazy or indistinct representation
    • it happened so fast it was just a blur
    • he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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  • noun semi-evergreen South American tree with odd-pinnate leaves and golden yellow flowers cultivated as an ornamental
    yellow jacaranda; tipu tree; pride of Bolivia.

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  • noun small shrubby tree of western North America (Alaska to Oregon)
    Salix sitchensis; silky willow.

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  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; belief; opinion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun a general inclusive concept

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  • noun tall Australian acacia yielding highly valued black timber

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  • noun African tree having rather lightweight cedar-scented wood varying in color from pink to reddish brown
    cedar mahogany; Entandrophragma cylindricum; African scented mahogany.

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  • adjective satellite of the grey-green color of sage leaves

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  • noun an adhesive made from water and flour or starch; used on paper and paperboard

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  • noun low creeping shrub of Arctic Europe and America
    arctic willow.

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  • adjective satellite resembling paste in color; pallid
    • he looked pasty and red-eyed
    • a complexion that had been pastelike was now chalky white

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  • noun a piece of furniture with shelves for storing books

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  • noun high quality porcelain originally made only in China
  • noun a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
    Cathay; PRC; Communist China; mainland China; Red China; People's Republic of China.

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  • noun the whiteness that results from removing the color from something
    • a complete bleach usually requires several applications
  • noun an agent that makes things white or colorless
    blanching agent; whitener; bleaching agent.

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  • noun a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
    dogwood tree; cornel.
  • noun hard tough wood of any dogwood of the genus Cornus; resembles boxwood

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  • noun birch of swamps and river bottoms throughout the eastern United States having reddish-brown bark
    red birch; black birch; Betula nigra.

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  • noun a desk used for writing
    secretaire; escritoire; secretary.

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  • noun a tree of the West Indies and Florida and Mexico; resembles tamarind and has long flat pods
    wild tamarind; Lysiloma bahamensis.

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  • noun any of several gum trees of swampy areas of North America

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  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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  • noun the coloring of a person's face
    complexion; skin color.

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  • noun small American birch with peeling white bark often worked into e.g. baskets or toy canoes
    Betula papyrifera; American white birch; Betula cordifolia; paperbark birch; paper birch.

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  • noun a low shoe laced over the instep
  • noun a city in southern England to the northwest of London; site of Oxford University

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  • noun East Indian tree with racemes of yellow-white flowers; cultivated as an ornamental
    Adenanthera pavonina; Barbados pride; red sandalwood; coral-wood; peacock flower fence.

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  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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  • noun a bitter compound used as an insecticide and tonic and vermifuge; extracted from the wood and bark of trees of the genera Quassia and Picrasma
  • noun handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine-grained yellowish wood; yields the bitter drug quassia from its wood and bark
    Quassia amara; bitterwood.

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  • noun East Indian tree with racemes of yellow-white flowers; cultivated as an ornamental
    coralwood; Barbados pride; red sandalwood; coral-wood; peacock flower fence.

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  • noun a tropical flowering shrub having bright orange or red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
    bird of paradise; Poinciana gilliesii; Caesalpinia gilliesii.
  • noun small subgenus of ornamental tropical shrubs or trees; not recognized in some classifications
    subgenus Poinciana.

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  • noun medium-sized Old World tree with smooth grey bark and leaves like beech that turn yellow-orange in autumn
    European hornbeam.

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  • noun the older inactive central wood of a tree or woody plant; usually darker and denser than the surrounding sapwood

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  • noun largest and lowest member of the violin family
    bass viol; string bass; bass fiddle; contrabass; bull fiddle.

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  • adjective satellite of a moderate yellow-green color that is greener and deeper than moss green and yellower and darker than pea green
    watercress; cresson.

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  • noun tropical American tree; valued for its hard durable wood
    lancewood tree; Calophyllum candidissimum.

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  • noun a person who changes something
    • an inveterate changer of the menu
  • noun an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
    auto-changer; record changer.

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  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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  • noun small shrubby maple of eastern North America; scarlet in autumn
    mountain maple; Acer spicatum.
  • noun tree of western United States
    white alder; Alnus rhombifolia.

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  • noun plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; husk; stalk; shuck.

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  • noun any of those hardwood trees of the genus Dalbergia that yield rosewood--valuable cabinet woods of a dark red or purplish color streaked and variegated with black

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  • noun a shade of white the color of bleached bones
    pearl; ivory; bone.
  • adjective satellite of something having a color tending toward white

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  • adjective satellite of the color between red and yellow; similar to the color of a ripe orange

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  • noun a passenger car that has berths for sleeping
    sleeping car; sleeper.

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  • noun Eurasian willow tree having greyish leaves and ascending branches
    cricket-bat willow.

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  • noun Philippine timber tree having hard red fragrant wood
    Toona calantas; Cedrela calantas; Philippine mahogany; Philippine cedar.

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  • noun tropical African timber tree with wood that resembles mahogany
    African walnut.

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  • noun the older inactive central wood of a tree or woody plant; usually darker and denser than the surrounding sapwood

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  • noun a very dark black
    jet black; soot black; sable; coal black; pitch black.
  • noun hard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree; used in cabinetwork and for piano keys

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  • noun Chilean evergreen whose leafy boughs are used for thatching

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  • noun large spreading European linden with small dark green leaves; often cultivated as an ornamental
    small-leaved linden; small-leaved lime.

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  • adjective satellite of green tinged with grey
    gray-green; greyish-green; grey-green.

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  • adjective of or characteristic of rats
  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    moth-eaten; tatty; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains

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  • noun erect vigorous hybrid ornamental elm tree
    Ulmus hollandica vegetata.

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  • noun any of several American evergreen oaks

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  • noun table on which the patient lies during a surgical operation

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  • noun Eurasian shrubby willow with whitish tomentose twigs
    grey willow; Salix cinerea.

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  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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  • noun a small shrubby spiny tree cultivated for its maroon-purple fruit with sweet purple pulp tasting like gooseberries; Sri Lanka and India
    kitambilla; Dovyalis hebecarpa; ketembilla tree; ketembilla; Ceylon gooseberry.
  • noun maroon-purple gooseberry-like fruit of India having tart-sweet purple pulp used especially for preserves
    kitambilla; ketembilla.

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  • noun a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold
  • verb decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
    gild; engild; begild.

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  • adjective satellite (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light
    blanched; etiolate.
    • etiolated celery
  • verb make weak by stunting the growth or development of

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  • noun tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics
    coconut; coco palm; coconut palm; Cocos nucifera; coconut tree; coco.

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  • adjective satellite of grey tinged with blue
    bluish-gray; bluish-grey; blue-grey.

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  • noun tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems
    Cecropia peltata; imbauba; trumpetwood; trumpet tree; trumpet-wood.

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  • noun small to medium deciduous oak of east central North America; leaves have sharply pointed lobes
    jack oak; northern pin oak.

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  • adjective satellite of a white the color of fresh milk

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  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    drinking glass.

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  • noun a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States
    Black Vernacular English; Black English Vernacular; African American Vernacular English; Black Vernacular; African American English; AAVE; Black English.

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  • noun aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume
    sweet cicely; gum myrrh.

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  • noun wood of a pecan tree
  • noun tree of southern United States and Mexico cultivated for its nuts
    Carya illinoensis; Carya illinoinsis; pecan tree.

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  • noun European birch with dull white to pale brown bark and somewhat drooping hairy branches
    downy birch; white birch.

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  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; fleck.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • verb colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    cloud; mottle.

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  • noun a sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly from the background; no figures are undercut
    basso rilievo; bas relief; basso relievo.

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  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    botany; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    plant; plant life.

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  • noun an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
    • the rooms were very small but they had a nice view
  • noun space for movement
    elbow room; way.
    • room to pass
    • make way for
    • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

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  • noun timber tree of central and southeastern United States having hairy branchlets and a swollen trunk base
    Fraxinus tomentosa.

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  • adjective satellite lacking brightness or color; dull
    sober; sombre; drab.
    • drab faded curtains
    • sober Puritan grey
    • children in somber brown clothes
  • adjective satellite grave or even gloomy in character
    melancholy; sombre.
    • solemn and mournful music
    • a suit of somber black
    • a somber mood

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