ROOFTREE

\ɹˈuːftɹiː], \ɹˈuːftɹiː], \ɹ_ˈuː_f_t_ɹ_iː]\
Sort: Oldest first
 
1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
By James Champlin Fernald

Word of the day

Piper Longum

  • slender tropical climber of the eastern Himalayas As we receive the berries, they consist of unripe fruit dried in sun; and are small, round grains, disposed spirally on a cylindrical receptacle. stimulant, carminative, tonic, like other peppers. A shrub indigenous to Malabar, Ceylon, eastern Bengal, Timor, and the Philippines, cultivated in India for its fruits (see 2d def.).
View More