from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of smooth annual herbs, type of the order Pedalineæ and the tribe Pedalieæ, known by the peculiar hard obtuse fruit, which has a cylindrical solid base, and above swells into an ovoid form, becoming pyramidal, with four obtuse angles, on each of which is a spreading conical spine or horn.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


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