Bassia Parkii
Butter But"ter (b[u^]t"t[~e]r), n. [OE. botere, butter, AS. butere, fr. L. butyrum, Gr. boy`turon; either fr. boy`s ox, cow + turo`s cheese; or, perhaps, of Scythian origin. Cf. {Cow}.] 1. An oily, unctuous substance obtained from cream or milk by churning. [1913 Webster]

2. Any substance resembling butter in degree of consistence, or other qualities, especially, in old chemistry, the chlorides, as butter of antimony, sesquichloride of antimony; also, certain concrete fat oils remaining nearly solid at ordinary temperatures, as butter of cacao, vegetable butter, shea butter. [1913 Webster]

{Butter boat}, a small vessel for holding melted butter at table.

{Butter flower}, the buttercup, a yellow flower.

{Butter print}, a piece of carved wood used to mark pats of butter; -- called also {butter stamp}. --Locke.

{Butter tooth}, either of the two middle incisors of the upper jaw.

{Butter tree} (Bot.), a tree of the genus {Bassia}, the seeds of which yield a substance closely resembling butter. The butter tree of India is the {Bassia butyracea}; that of Africa is the Shea tree ({Bassia Parkii}). See {Shea tree}.

{Butter trier}, a tool used in sampling butter.

{Butter wife}, a woman who makes or sells butter; -- called also {butter woman}. [Obs. or Archaic] [1913 Webster]


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  • Bassia parkii — afrikinis sviestmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sapotinių šeimos aliejinis augalas (Vitellaria paradoxa), paplitęs Afrikoje. Naudojamas maisto priedams (kvėpikliams) gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Bassia parkii; Butyrospermum paradoxum;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Bassia Parkii — Shea tree She a tree (Bot.) An African sapotaceous tree ({Bassia Parkii} syn. {Butyrospermum Parkii}), from the seeds of which a substance resembling butter is obtained; the African butter tree. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bassia — Bassia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bassia butyracea — Butter But ter (b[u^]t t[ e]r), n. [OE. botere, butter, AS. butere, fr. L. butyrum, Gr. boy turon; either fr. boy s ox, cow + turo s cheese; or, perhaps, of Scythian origin. Cf. {Cow}.] 1. An oily, unctuous substance obtained from cream or milk… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii — afrikinis sviestmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sapotinių šeimos aliejinis augalas (Vitellaria paradoxa), paplitęs Afrikoje. Naudojamas maisto priedams (kvėpikliams) gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Bassia parkii; Butyrospermum paradoxum;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Butyrospermum parkii — afrikinis sviestmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sapotinių šeimos aliejinis augalas (Vitellaria paradoxa), paplitęs Afrikoje. Naudojamas maisto priedams (kvėpikliams) gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Bassia parkii; Butyrospermum paradoxum;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (G. DON) KOTSCHY - БУТИРОСПЕРМ ПАРКА — см. 750. Дерево. В. parkii (G. Don) Kotschy Б. Парка in Sitzber. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Abt. I (1865) 359, T. 2. Perrot ex Chevalier 2 (1907) 11, f. Dalziel (1937) 350. S у n. Shea toulou Park.; Vitellaria paradoxa Gaertn. f.; Bassia parkii G. Don;… …   Справочник растений

  • Butyrospermum Parkii — Shea tree She a tree (Bot.) An African sapotaceous tree ({Bassia Parkii} syn. {Butyrospermum Parkii}), from the seeds of which a substance resembling butter is obtained; the African butter tree. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Butyrospermum parkii — Karitébaum Karitébaum Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpollen Zweikeimblättrige (Rosopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Бассиево масло — (масло галам) жировое вещество, добываемое посредством обработки горячей водой маслянистых семян различных видов Bassia (см.), произрастающих на западном берегу Африки и в Индии. Для добычи служат: Bassia butyracea Roxb. и Bassia Parkii Don.,… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

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