Caribbee
Caribbee \Car"ib*bee\, n. A Carib. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Caribbee — Caribbean Car ib*be an, Caribbee Car ib*bee, a. Of or pertaining to the Caribs, to their islands (the eastern and southern West Indies), or to the sea (called the Caribbean sea) lying between those islands and Central America. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caribbee — car·ib·bee …   English syllables

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  • Caribbee bark — /ka ri bēˈ bärk/ noun The bark of several West Indian rubiaceous trees of the genus Exostema used as a substitute for cinchona ORIGIN: ↑Carib …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carib — Car ib, n.; pl. {Caries}. [See {Cannibal}.] (Ethol.) A native of the Caribbee islands or the coasts of the Caribbean sea; esp., one of a tribe of Indians inhabiting a region of South America, north of the Amazon, and formerly most of the West… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caribbean — Car ib*be an, Caribbee Car ib*bee, a. Of or pertaining to the Caribs, to their islands (the eastern and southern West Indies), or to the sea (called the Caribbean sea) lying between those islands and Central America. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caries — Carib Car ib, n.; pl. {Caries}. [See {Cannibal}.] (Ethol.) A native of the Caribbee islands or the coasts of the Caribbean sea; esp., one of a tribe of Indians inhabiting a region of South America, north of the Amazon, and formerly most of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coluber obsoleus — Pilot Pi lot, n. [F. pilote, prob. from D. peillood plummet, sounding lead; peilen, pegelen, to sound, measure (fr. D. & G. peil, pegel, a sort of measure, water mark) + lood lead, akin to E. lead. The pilot, then, is the lead man, i. e., he who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mountain black snake — Pilot Pi lot, n. [F. pilote, prob. from D. peillood plummet, sounding lead; peilen, pegelen, to sound, measure (fr. D. & G. peil, pegel, a sort of measure, water mark) + lood lead, akin to E. lead. The pilot, then, is the lead man, i. e., he who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Naucrates ductor — Pilot Pi lot, n. [F. pilote, prob. from D. peillood plummet, sounding lead; peilen, pegelen, to sound, measure (fr. D. & G. peil, pegel, a sort of measure, water mark) + lood lead, akin to E. lead. The pilot, then, is the lead man, i. e., he who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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