wood apple
Bel Bel (b[e^]l), n. [Hind., fr. Skr. bilva.] A thorny rutaceous tree ({[AE]gle marmelos}) of India, and its aromatic, orange-like fruit; -- called also {Bengal quince}, {golden apple}, {wood apple}. The fruit is used medicinally, and the rind yields a perfume and a yellow dye. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Wood apple — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood apple — may refer to:* Aegle marmelos * Limonia acidissima …   Wikipedia

  • wood-apple — rūgščioji limonija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos maistinis, vaistinis augalas (Limonia acidissima), savaime augantis Azijoje (Kinijoje, Indijoje, Mianmare, Tailande, Pakistane, Šri Lankoje, Malaizijoje) ir Pietų Amerikoje… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • wood apple — noun 1. : a small tree (Limoina acidissima or Feronia elephantum) of the family Rutaceae of southeastern Asia that yields a hard heavy durable yellowish wood and is often cultivated for its acid hard rinded fruit which is used as a food and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood-apple — noun : a gum obtained from the wood apple and used like gum arabic …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood apple — noun a) Bael (Aegle marmelos), a tree native to India. b) Limonia acidissima, a tree of Southeast Asia …   Wiktionary

  • Indian wood-apple — rūgščioji limonija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos maistinis, vaistinis augalas (Limonia acidissima), savaime augantis Azijoje (Kinijoje, Indijoje, Mianmare, Tailande, Pakistane, Šri Lankoje, Malaizijoje) ir Pietų Amerikoje… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Wood — Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently used …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood acid — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood anemone — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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