Marking nut
Marking Mark"ing, n. The act of one who, or that which, marks; the mark or marks made; arrangement or disposition of marks or coloring; as, the marking of a bird's plumage. [1913 Webster]

{Marking ink}, indelible ink, because used in marking linen.

{Marking nut} (Bot.), the nut of the {Semecarpus Anacardium}, an East Indian tree. The shell of the nut yields a blackish resinous juice used for marking cotton cloth, and an oil prepared from it is used for rheumatism. [1913 Webster]


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  • marking nut — noun 1. : an East Indian tree (Semecarpus anacardium) 2. : the nut of the marking nut that yields a blackish resinous juice used for marking cotton cloth …   Useful english dictionary

  • marking-nut — markˈing nut noun The fruit of an East Indian tree (genus Semecarpus) of the cashew family, yielding a black juice used in marking clothes • • • Main Entry: ↑mark …   Useful english dictionary

  • Marking nut — Semearpus (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • marking nut-tree — paprastasis nėrenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Anakardinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Semecarpus anacardium), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Semecarpus anacardium angl. marking nut tree; phobi nut… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Marking — Mark ing, n. The act of one who, or that which, marks; the mark or marks made; arrangement or disposition of marks or coloring; as, the marking of a bird s plumage. [1913 Webster] {Marking ink}, indelible ink, because used in marking linen.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marking ink — Marking Mark ing, n. The act of one who, or that which, marks; the mark or marks made; arrangement or disposition of marks or coloring; as, the marking of a bird s plumage. [1913 Webster] {Marking ink}, indelible ink, because used in marking… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nut (hardware) — A nut threaded onto a bolt A nut is a type of hardware fastener with a threaded hole. Nuts are almost always used opposite a mating bolt to fasten a stack of parts together. The two partners are kept together by a combination of their threads… …   Wikipedia

  • Nut buoy — Buoy Buoy (bwoi or boi; 277), n. [D. boei buoy, fetter, fr. OF. boie, buie, chain, fetter, F. bou[ e]e a buoy, from L. boia. Boiae genus vinculorum tam ferreae quam ligneae. Festus. So called because chained to its place.] (Naut.) A float; esp. a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phobi nut-tree — paprastasis nėrenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Anakardinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Semecarpus anacardium), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Semecarpus anacardium angl. marking nut tree; phobi nut… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bhilawan nut — ˈbiləˌwän , ˈbēl , wən noun Etymology: probably from Bhilawan, Bhilwara, district in central India : marking nut …   Useful english dictionary

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