Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of plants, of the order Cruciferæ and tribe Brassiceæ.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The chicken vella korma, with cashew nuts, coconut and star anise, is the perfect blend of savory and sweet.

    Christmas Day dining

  • Since Varro, Quintillian, and Aulus Gelliius testify that the Latin peasantry often substituted an e for an i, reading vea for via, vella for villa, speca for spica, etc., the substitution of maris stella for maris stilla is easily explained.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Since Varro, Quintillian, and Aulus Gelliius testify that the Latin peasantry often substituted an e for an i, reading vea for via, vella for villa, speca for spica, etc., the substitution of maris stella for maris stilla is easily explained.

    September 8: Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • Perquam ridiculum est homines ex animi sententia vivere, et quae Diis ingrata sunt exequi, et tamen a solis Diis vella solvos fieri, quum propriae salutis curam abjecerint.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Mika, was browsing through your wonderful recipes - this puli aval brought back memories: my mom makes puli aval and vella aval at the same time, she never makes one without the other - and it has stuck - i can't think of making puli aval without its companion these days :

    Puli Aval

  • I'll be making the simple vella aval beaten rice with jaggery and coconut and Panakam for naivedyam this evening.

    WBB # 15 - Announcement & Gokulashtami

  • My mom and aunts have gone the whole nine yards as usual and made varieties of seedai, murukku, thattai, athirasam, vella aval and some more sweets.

    WBB # 15 - Announcement & Gokulashtami

  • The word is from the Latin _villa_, which together with _via_, a way, or more anciently _ved_ and _vella_, Varro derives from _veho_, to carry, because the villa is the place to and from which things are carried.

    Harvard Classics Volume 28 Essays English and American

  • "She hate no catchee die," murmured Sin Sin Wa, "She still vella beautiful -- tchee!"

    Dope

  • The word is from the Latin villa, which, together with via, a way, or more anciently ved and vella, Varro derives from veho, to carry, because the villa is the place to and from which things are carried.

    Walking

Comments

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