terra+japonica

  • 1 Terra Japonica — Terra Ter ra, n. [It. & L. See {Terrace}.] The earth; earth. [1913 Webster] {Terra alba} [L., white earth] (Com.), a white amorphous earthy substance consisting of burnt gypsum, aluminium silicate (kaolin), or some similar ingredient, as magnesia …

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  • 2 terra-japônica — s. f. Substância seca e friável que se obtém pela decocção do pau ferro e que é de muita aplicação na pintura, na medicina, etc.   ♦ Grafia em Portugal: terra japónica …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 3 terra-japónica — s. f. Substância seca e friável que se obtém pela decocção do pau ferro e que é de muita aplicação na pintura, na medicina, etc.   ♦ Grafia no Brasil: terra japônica …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 4 Terra japonica — Terra japonĭca (lat.), s. Katechu …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 5 Terra Japonica — Gambier Gam bier, n. [Malayan.] (a) The inspissated juice of a plant ({Uncaria Gambir}) growing in Malacca. It is a powerful astringent, and, under the name of {Terra Japonica}, is used for chewing with the Areca nut, and is exported for tanning… …

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  • 6 terra japonica — Catechu Cat e*chu, n. [See {Cashoo}.] (Chem.) A dry, brown, astringent extract, obtained by decoction and evaporation from the {Acacia catechu}, and several other plants growing in India. It contains a large portion of tannin or tannic acid, and… …

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  • 7 terra-japonica — terra japonˈica noun Pale catechu or gambier • • • Main Entry: ↑terra …

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  • 8 terra japonica — See gambir …

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  • 9 terra japonica — [L.] Catechu, gambier, cutch, Japan earth …

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  • 10 terra japonica — ˌterəjəˈpänə̇kə noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, Japanese earth 1. : gambier 2. : catechu …

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  • 11 terra-Japonica — …

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  • 12 Terra — Ter ra, n. [It. & L. See {Terrace}.] The earth; earth. [1913 Webster] {Terra alba} [L., white earth] (Com.), a white amorphous earthy substance consisting of burnt gypsum, aluminium silicate (kaolin), or some similar ingredient, as magnesia. It… …

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  • 13 Terra alba — Terra Ter ra, n. [It. & L. See {Terrace}.] The earth; earth. [1913 Webster] {Terra alba} [L., white earth] (Com.), a white amorphous earthy substance consisting of burnt gypsum, aluminium silicate (kaolin), or some similar ingredient, as magnesia …

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  • 14 Terra cotta — Terra Ter ra, n. [It. & L. See {Terrace}.] The earth; earth. [1913 Webster] {Terra alba} [L., white earth] (Com.), a white amorphous earthy substance consisting of burnt gypsum, aluminium silicate (kaolin), or some similar ingredient, as magnesia …

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  • 15 Terra di Sienna — Terra Ter ra, n. [It. & L. See {Terrace}.] The earth; earth. [1913 Webster] {Terra alba} [L., white earth] (Com.), a white amorphous earthy substance consisting of burnt gypsum, aluminium silicate (kaolin), or some similar ingredient, as magnesia …

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  • 16 Terra firma — Terra Ter ra, n. [It. & L. See {Terrace}.] The earth; earth. [1913 Webster] {Terra alba} [L., white earth] (Com.), a white amorphous earthy substance consisting of burnt gypsum, aluminium silicate (kaolin), or some similar ingredient, as magnesia …

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  • 17 Terra Lemnia — Terra Ter ra, n. [It. & L. See {Terrace}.] The earth; earth. [1913 Webster] {Terra alba} [L., white earth] (Com.), a white amorphous earthy substance consisting of burnt gypsum, aluminium silicate (kaolin), or some similar ingredient, as magnesia …

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  • 18 Terra ponderosa — Terra Ter ra, n. [It. & L. See {Terrace}.] The earth; earth. [1913 Webster] {Terra alba} [L., white earth] (Com.), a white amorphous earthy substance consisting of burnt gypsum, aluminium silicate (kaolin), or some similar ingredient, as magnesia …

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  • 19 Terra — (lat.), 1) Erde, als Element u. Stoff; daher Terra adamĕa (T damascēna), Damascener Erde. Terra alumina, Thonerde. T. amara aerata, Kohlensaure Magnesia. T. cimolla, so v.w. Speckstein. T. foliata, blätterige Erde. T. foliata Mercurii,… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 20 Terra — (lat.), Erde, Land; T. foliata tartari, essigsaures Kali; T. foliata tartari crystallisata, essigsaures Natron; T. inebriata, glasierte Tonwaren in der Art der Robbia Arbeiten; T. japonica, s. Katechu; T. lemnia, Lemnische Erde (s. Bolus); T.… …

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