Jesuits' nut

Jesuits' nut
noun
a variety of water chestnut
Syn: ↑water caltrop, ↑Trapa natans
Hypernyms: ↑water chestnut, ↑water chestnut plant, ↑caltrop

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized J

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  • Jesuits' nut — Jesuit Jes u*it, n. [F. J[ e]suite, Sp. Jesuita: cf. It. Gesuita.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) One of a religious order founded by Ignatius Loyola, and approved in 1540, under the title of The Society of Jesus. [1913 Webster] Note: The order consists of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jesuits' bark — Jesuit Jes u*it, n. [F. J[ e]suite, Sp. Jesuita: cf. It. Gesuita.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) One of a religious order founded by Ignatius Loyola, and approved in 1540, under the title of The Society of Jesus. [1913 Webster] Note: The order consists of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jesuits' drops — Jesuit Jes u*it, n. [F. J[ e]suite, Sp. Jesuita: cf. It. Gesuita.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) One of a religious order founded by Ignatius Loyola, and approved in 1540, under the title of The Society of Jesus. [1913 Webster] Note: The order consists of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jesuits' powder — Jesuit Jes u*it, n. [F. J[ e]suite, Sp. Jesuita: cf. It. Gesuita.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) One of a religious order founded by Ignatius Loyola, and approved in 1540, under the title of The Society of Jesus. [1913 Webster] Note: The order consists of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jesuits' tea — Jesuit Jes u*it, n. [F. J[ e]suite, Sp. Jesuita: cf. It. Gesuita.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) One of a religious order founded by Ignatius Loyola, and approved in 1540, under the title of The Society of Jesus. [1913 Webster] Note: The order consists of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jesuits' water nut — noun Usage: usually capitalized J : water chestnut 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jesuit — Jes u*it, n. [F. J[ e]suite, Sp. Jesuita: cf. It. Gesuita.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) One of a religious order founded by Ignatius Loyola, and approved in 1540, under the title of The Society of Jesus. [1913 Webster] Note: The order consists of Scholastics …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trapa natans — noun a variety of water chestnut • Syn: ↑water caltrop, ↑Jesuits nut • Hypernyms: ↑water chestnut, ↑water chestnut plant, ↑caltrop …   Useful english dictionary

  • water caltrop — noun a variety of water chestnut • Syn: ↑Jesuits nut, ↑Trapa natans • Hypernyms: ↑water chestnut, ↑water chestnut plant, ↑caltrop * * * noun 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • water chestnut — noun 1. a plant of the genus Trapa bearing spiny four pronged edible nutlike fruits • Syn: ↑water chestnut plant, ↑caltrop • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant …   Useful english dictionary

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