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By Noah Webster.
1. A geometrical figure formed by the revolution of a circle round the base of any of its arcs; such is the convex molding at the base of a pillar. 2. A rounded swelling, such as that caused by a contracting muscle. 3. Tuber cinereum. 4. In botany, the base into which the parts of a single flower are inserted.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
Word of the day
- someone who saves something from danger or violence One who recovers. The demandant in a common recovery, after judgment has been given his favor.