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earthnut Tweet Definition of earthnut Like Definition of earthnut on Facebook
noun
  1. Any of various roots, tubers, or pods that grow underground
  2. A tuber belonging to the species of bunium flexuosum, carum bulbocastanum, conopodium denudatum, or apios tuberosa
  3. The dwarf ginseng: aralia trifolia
  4. The peanut
  5. The underground tuber belonging to the genus tuber; the truffle
edelweiss Tweet Definition of edelweiss Like Definition of edelweiss on Facebook
noun
  1. A European perennial alpine plant having downy leaves and small flower heads in a dense cluster
eggplant Tweet Definition of eggplant Like Definition of eggplant on Facebook
noun
  1. aubergine
  2. A dark purple color.
eglantine Tweet Definition of eglantine Like Definition of eglantine on Facebook
noun
  1. A Eurasian rose, Rosa eglanteria, having prickly stems, fragrant leaves, pink flowers and red hips
elder Tweet Definition of elder Like Definition of elder on Facebook
noun
  1. An older person or an older member, usually a leader, of some community.
We were presented to the village .
  1. An officer of a church, sometimes having teaching responsibilities
  2. (Mormon) The lowest office in the Melchizedek priesthood.
After being a member of the Church for a while, Bill was ordained to the office of .
  1. (Mormonism) One ordained to the office of elder.
Jack had been an for only a few days when he received a new calling.
  1. (Mormonism) Male missionary, title for a male missionary; title for a general authority.
The elders are coming over for dinner tonight.
One of the long-time leaders in the Church is Elder Packer.
  1. A small tree of the genus Sambucus having white flowers in a cluster, and purple berries.
  2. (context, paganism) A priest or priestess in the modern pagan tradition known as Asatru or Heathenry.
adjective
  1. comparative, Comparative of old; greater than another in age or seniority.
    • The of the two was also an -statesman
elderberry Tweet Definition of elderberry Like Definition of elderberry on Facebook
noun (elderberries)
  1. a shrub or tree of the genus Sambucas
  2. the small, edible, purplish-black fruit of this plant used in cooking and to flavour drinks etc
elm Tweet Definition of elm Like Definition of elm on Facebook
noun
  1. a tree of the genus Ulmus of the family Ulmaceae, large deciduous trees with alternate stipulate leaves and small apetalous flowers
  2. (usually attributive) wood from an elm tree
emmer Tweet Definition of emmer Like Definition of emmer on Facebook
noun
  1. A variety of wheat.
esparto Tweet Definition of esparto Like Definition of esparto on Facebook
noun
  1. a perennial North African grass, Stipa tenacissima, used for fibre production, and for making paper
Euphorbia Tweet Definition of Euphorbia Like Definition of Euphorbia on Facebook
noun
  1. Large, cosmopolitan genus of flowering plants, and basis for the name of the plant family Euphorbiaceae. Individual species in the genus may grow as herbs, shrubs, or trees, but all typically have latex and paired spines.
evening primrose Tweet Definition of evening primrose Like Definition of evening primrose on Facebook
noun (pluralevening primroses)
  1. Various flowering plants of the genus Oenothera, especially Oenothera biennis.

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