Tanghinia
Tanghinia Tan*ghin"i*a, n. [NL.] (Bot.) The ordeal tree. See under {Ordeal}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Tanghinĭa — Dupet. Thou., Gattung der Apokynazeen mit der einzigen Art T. venenifera Dupet. Thou. (Cerbera Tanghin, Tanghi , Tangwibaum, Gerichtsbaum), einem 10–12 m hohen Baum mit aufstrebenden dicken, am Ende dicht mit spiralig gestellten, oblong… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Tanghinia — 1. (tang ginґe ə) a genus of trees of the family Apocyanaceae. T. veneniґfera and other species found in southern Africa and Madagascar have seeds called tanghin that are highly toxic …   Medical dictionary

  • tanghinia — tan·ghin·ia …   English syllables

  • tanghinia — tanˈginēə, taŋˈg noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Malagasy tanging + New Latin ia : a genus of Madagascan trees (family Apocynaceae) having evergreen oblanceolate leaves clustered at the ends of the branches and terminal cymes… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tanghinia venenata — Ordeal Or de*al ([^o]r d[ e]*al), n. [AS. ord[=a]l, ord[=ae]l, a judgment; akin to D. oordeel, G. urteil, urtheil; orig., what is dealt out, the prefix or being akin to [=a] compounded with verbs, G. er , ur , Goth. us , orig. meaning, out. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cerbera manghas —   Cerbera manghas …   Wikipedia Español

  • tanghinin — tanˈginə̇n, taŋˈg ; ˈtaŋgənə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tanghin (from New Latin Tanghinia, genus name of the ordeal tree Tanghinia venenifera) + in : a poisonous bitter crystalline compound constituting the active… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cerbera venenata — Ordeal Or de*al ([^o]r d[ e]*al), n. [AS. ord[=a]l, ord[=ae]l, a judgment; akin to D. oordeel, G. urteil, urtheil; orig., what is dealt out, the prefix or being akin to [=a] compounded with verbs, G. er , ur , Goth. us , orig. meaning, out. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ordeal — Or de*al ([^o]r d[ e]*al), n. [AS. ord[=a]l, ord[=ae]l, a judgment; akin to D. oordeel, G. urteil, urtheil; orig., what is dealt out, the prefix or being akin to [=a] compounded with verbs, G. er , ur , Goth. us , orig. meaning, out. See {Deal},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ordeal bean — Ordeal Or de*al ([^o]r d[ e]*al), n. [AS. ord[=a]l, ord[=ae]l, a judgment; akin to D. oordeel, G. urteil, urtheil; orig., what is dealt out, the prefix or being akin to [=a] compounded with verbs, G. er , ur , Goth. us , orig. meaning, out. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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