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  • Definitions starting with C: cancer-tree, cancer-bush, cancer-plant
    Entry: [cf. SA cancer-bush different sp.] n. a shrub, Jacaranda coerulea: 1889 Cancer plant (Gardner 397). 1978 Cancer bush . . used to bathe skin cancer (Higgs ...

  • Definitions starting with C: candle-berry
    Entry:   [W3 different sp.] n. a shrub, Byrsonima cuneata: 1920 (Britton 205). = GUANA BERRY (Exuma, Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cane grass
    Entry: [W3 different sp.; from resemblance to sugar cane] n. a plant, Lasiacis divaricata: 1920 (Britton 25). = WILD CANE cf. SMALL CANE (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: canelly
    Entry: See CAMALLY. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: canep
    Entry: See GUINEP. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cane tea
    Entry: [Cf. TEA] n. a hot drink made from sugar cane: We grind de cane and boil de water from de cane, and when you done boil ...

  • Definitions starting with C: canimo
    Entry: /kanimów/ [etym?] n. a fish, Synodus saurus. = BLUE-STRIPE LIZARD FISH ...

  • Definitions starting with C: capnit
    Entry: [US dial. North idem ADD; from catnip by metathesis] n. catnip, a fragrant herb (Nepeta catarta).= WHITE CATNIP 1 (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: capoonkle, kerpunkle
    Entry: /kapú(w)ngkal/, catoonkle /katú(w)ngkal/ [etym?] adj. usually capoonkle up, etc. 1. confused : Why everything so capoonkle up? (Nassau). (Black) 2. under the influence of alcohol ...

  • Definitions starting with C: caracas
    Entry: (Exuma); crackers (Eleu.) /k(a)rákaz/ [from maracas dried gourds containing pebbles, used as musical instruments; influenced by Caracas (Venezuela), crackers] n. dried poinciana pods shaken as musical rattles. = ...

  • Definitions starting with C: carl
    Entry: [cf. CURL(Y)-TAIL LIZARD] n. a lizard, Leiocephalus sp. (Abaco) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: carrion crow, carryin' crow, carrin' crow
    Entry: [carrin' crow, influenced by care carry; cf. US dial. South kyar'n crow idem ADD; W3 carrion crow different sp.] n. the turkey vulture, Cathartes aura: ...

  • Definitions starting with C: carry
    Entry: /kyári, k(y)éri/ v. 1. [Atlantic; OED to conduct, escort, lead arch.; Brit. dial. North, Irel. EDD; US dial. South idem DAB] to accompany; lead: 1832 Carrying horses to ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cascate
    Entry: /kaskéyt/ [cf. OED cascade to vomit, vulgar ?obs.; also dial. in Brit. EDD, US ADD] v. to vomit: 1963 "Dis mawnin', Doctuh, I cascade and cascade". . . ...

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