from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Milos.

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  • proper n. A male given name.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Polynesia, Thespesia populnea, a widely spread tropical tree belonging to the mallow family, with broadly ovate, entire, pointed leaves, and showy yellow hollyhock-like flowers which change to a purplish-pink color on withering. The heart-wood, which is hard, smooth-grained, and durable, is used by the Hawaiians for making bowls, or ‘calabashes,’ for holding poi. The Samoans use it in boat-building. Also called Polynesian rosewood. See Thespesia (with cut) and banalo.

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

  • n. small drought-resistant sorghums having large yellow or whitish grains


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A rather rare Latinate variant of Miles.



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