from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A tall leguminous swamp-plant, Æschynomene aspera, found widely in the Old World tropics.
  • noun Same as sola topi.
  • A cry or call to attract the attention of one at a distance.
  • Feminine of solo or solus. See solus.

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

  • adjective See solus.
  • noun (Bot.) A leguminous plant (Æschynomene aspera) growing in moist places in Southern India and the East Indies. Its pithlike stem is used for making hats, swimming-jackets, etc.

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  • noun Alternative form of shola.


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  • The Latin text of the Heidelberg Catechism (1563) uses the expression sola fide in Q. 60 on justification.


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