Corchorus olitorius
Jew Jew, n. [OF. Juis, pl., F. Juif, L. Judaeus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the country of the Jews, Judea, fr. Heb. Y[e^]h[=u]d[=a]h Judah, son of Jacob. Cf. {Judaic}.] 1. Originally, one belonging to the tribe or kingdom of Judah; after the return from the Babylonish captivity, any member of the new state; a Hebrew; an Israelite. [1913 Webster]

2. An adherent of Judaism. [PJC]

{Jew's frankincense}, gum styrax, or benzoin.

{Jew's mallow} (Bot.), an annual herb ({Corchorus olitorius}) cultivated in Syria and Egypt as a pot herb, and in India for its fiber.

{Jew's pitch}, asphaltum; bitumen.

{The Wandering Jew}, an imaginary personage, who, for his cruelty to Christ during his passion, is doomed to wander on the earth till Christ's second coming.

{Wandering Jew}, any of several house plants of the genera {Zebrina} and {Tradescantia} having white-striped leaves, especially the creeping plants {Zebrina pendula} and {Tradescantia fluminensis}. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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  • Corchorus olitorius — ilgavaisis džiutas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Liepinių šeimos daržovinis, maistinis, pluoštinis, vaistinis augalas (Corchorus olitorius), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Corchorus olitorius angl. Jew s mallow; Nalta jute;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Corchorus olitorius — Jute Jute (j[=u]t), n. [Hind. j[=u]t, Skr. j[=u][.t]a matted hair; cf. ja[.t]a matted hair, fibrous roots.] The coarse, strong fiber of the East Indian {Corchorus olitorius}, and {Corchorus capsularis}; also, the plant itself. The fiber is much… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corchorus olitorius — Mallow Mal low, Mallows Mal lows, n. [OE. malwe, AS. mealwe, fr. L. malva, akin to Gr. mala chh; cf. mala ssein to soften, malako s soft. Named either from its softening or relaxing properties, or from its soft downy leaves. Cf. {Mauve},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corchorus olitorius — Tat Tat, n. [Hind. t[=a]t.] Gunny cloth made from the fiber of the {Corchorus olitorius}, or jute. [India] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corchorus olitorius — ID 21241 Symbol Key COOL Common Name nalta jute Family Tiliaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution HI Growth Habit Forb/herb Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • CORCHORUS OLITORIUS L. - ДЖУТ ДЛИННОПЛОДНЫЙ — см. 608. Однолетнее растение. С. olitorius L. Д. длинноплодный Sp.pl.(1753) 529. Культ. фл. V (1940) 221, рис. Переверзев (1949). Wealth of India 2 (1950) 327, ill. S y n. С. quinquelocularis Moench; С. decemang Roxb.; С. catharticus Blanco. М е… …   Справочник растений

  • Corchorus olitorius L. — Symbol COOL Common Name nalta jute Botanical Family Tiliaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Corchorus — Illustration der Langkapseligen Jute (Corchorus olitorius) Systematik Rosiden Eurosiden …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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