from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northern California northwest of Sacramento. It is a processing and packing center in an almond-growing region. Population: 73,300.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Var. of chica.
- n. The common greasewood of the western United States (Sarcobatus vermiculatus).
- n. In the Philippines, the sapodilla or its fruit; also, the marmalade tree or its fruit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An orangered coloring matter obtained by the Indians from the leaves of the Bignonia Chica, which grows on the banks of the Meta and the Orinoco, and is employed by them, like arnotto, to dye their bodies.
- n. A fermented liquor or beer derived from Indian corn, mashed in hot water, used by the natives of Chili.
- n. Also chica, chicha.
- n. In the Philippine Islands, the sapodilla, Sapota zapotilla, a tree of Mexican origin. See sapodilla.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1891-1961)
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