from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Polyester.
  • noun Polyethylene.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An element in many compounds of Greek origin or formation, meaning ‘many’ or ‘much.’
  • noun A species of ger mander, Teucrium Polium, an aromatic herb of southern Europe. The name is also used for some other plants of the genus Teucrium.

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

  • noun (Bot.) A whitish woolly plant (Teucrium Polium) of the order Labiatæ, found throughout the Mediterranean region. The name, with sundry prefixes, is sometimes given to other related species of the same genus.
  • noun See Poly-mountain, in Vocabulary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Short form of polytechnic.
  • noun Short form of polyethylene (polythene).
  • noun Short form of polygon.
  • noun uncountable Abbreviation of polyester.
  • noun Short form of polyamory.
  • noun A polyamorous person.
  • adjective Made of polyethylene (polythene).
  • adjective polyamorous


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