pithlike


pithlike
Resembling pith or some aspect of it.

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  • pithlike — pithˈlike adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑pith …   Useful english dictionary

  • AEschynomene aspera — Sola So la, n. [Native name.] (Bot.) A leguminous plant ({[AE]schynomene aspera}) growing in moist places in Southern India and the East Indies. Its pithlike stem is used for making hats, swimming jackets, etc. [Written also {solah}, {shola}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shola — Sola So la, n. [Native name.] (Bot.) A leguminous plant ({[AE]schynomene aspera}) growing in moist places in Southern India and the East Indies. Its pithlike stem is used for making hats, swimming jackets, etc. [Written also {solah}, {shola}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sola — So la, n. [Native name.] (Bot.) A leguminous plant ({[AE]schynomene aspera}) growing in moist places in Southern India and the East Indies. Its pithlike stem is used for making hats, swimming jackets, etc. [Written also {solah}, {shola}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • solah — Sola So la, n. [Native name.] (Bot.) A leguminous plant ({[AE]schynomene aspera}) growing in moist places in Southern India and the East Indies. Its pithlike stem is used for making hats, swimming jackets, etc. [Written also {solah}, {shola}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pith-tree — pithˈ tree noun A tropical African papilionaceous tree (Herminiera elaphroxylon) whose very pithlike wood is used for floats, canoes, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑pith …   Useful english dictionary


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