Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • "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

  • 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 [1862]

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