from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of bivalve mollusks, typical of the family Limidæ.
  • noun [lowercase] A member of this genus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The capital city of Peru, in South America.
  • noun (Bot.) The seed of this plant, much used for food.
  • noun (Bot.) the beautiful dark wood of the South American tree Cæsalpinia echinata.

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

  • noun capital and largest city and economic center of Peru; located in western Peru; was capital of the Spanish empire in the New World until the 19th century


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