Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A female given name used in the U.S. in the end of the nineteenth century.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A smoothed palm-leaf used in Ceylon and southern India for writing upon, or a letter or other document written on such a leaf. The writing is scratched on the leaf with a steel-pointed stylus, and is sometimes rubbed over with some material to make it more legible.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.