nest sugar
Trehala Tre*ha"la, n. (Chem.) An amorphous variety of manna obtained from the nests and cocoons of a Syrian coleopterous insect ({Larinus maculatus}, {Larinus nidificans}, etc.) which feeds on the foliage of a variety of thistle. It is used as an article of food, and is called also {nest sugar}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Sugar Glider — Taxobox name = Sugar GliderMSW3 Groves|pages=55] status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=Australasian Marsupial Monotreme Specialist Group|year=1996|id=16731|title=Petaurus breviceps|downloaded=12 May 2006] regnum =… …   Wikipedia

  • Sugar Glider — Kurzkopfgleitbeutler Ein Kurzkopfgleitbeutler Systematik Unterklasse: Beutelsäuger (Metatheria) Überordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sugar ant — Taxobox name = Sugar ant status = NE status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hymenoptera familia = Formicidae genus = Camponotus species = C. consobrinus binomial = Camponotus consobrinus binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • sugar bag — noun 1. Australia : a wild bees nest 2. Australia : honey from a wild bees nest …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bird's nest — or Bird s nest Bird s nest, n. 1. The nest in which a bird lays eggs and hatches her young. [1913 Webster] 2. (Cookery) The nest of a small swallow ({Collocalia nidifica} and several allied species), of China and the neighboring countries, which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bird's-nest — or Bird s nest Bird s nest, n. 1. The nest in which a bird lays eggs and hatches her young. [1913 Webster] 2. (Cookery) The nest of a small swallow ({Collocalia nidifica} and several allied species), of China and the neighboring countries, which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bird's-nest pudding — Bird s nest Bird s nest , or Bird s nest Bird s nest, n. 1. The nest in which a bird lays eggs and hatches her young. [1913 Webster] 2. (Cookery) The nest of a small swallow ({Collocalia nidifica} and several allied species), of China and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yellow bird's nest — Bird s nest Bird s nest , or Bird s nest Bird s nest, n. 1. The nest in which a bird lays eggs and hatches her young. [1913 Webster] 2. (Cookery) The nest of a small swallow ({Collocalia nidifica} and several allied species), of China and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lesser Stick-nest Rat — Taxobox name = Lesser Stick nest Rat status = CR status system = iucn3.1 trend = unknown status ref = IUCN2008|assessors=Robinson, T. Burbidge, A.|year=2008|id=11633|title=Leporillus apicalis|downloaded=10 October 2008] extinct = 1933 regnum =… …   Wikipedia

  • Larinus maculatus — Trehala Tre*ha la, n. (Chem.) An amorphous variety of manna obtained from the nests and cocoons of a Syrian coleopterous insect ({Larinus maculatus}, {Larinus nidificans}, etc.) which feeds on the foliage of a variety of thistle. It is used as an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”