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tropical American palm having edible nuts and yielding a useful fiber Acrocomia vinifera , coyol , coyol palm
any of a small family of lizards widely distributed in warm areas; all are harmless and useful as destroyers of e.g. slugs and insects anguid lizard
highest region of the ionosphere (from 90 to 600 miles up) which contains the highest concentration of free electrons and is most useful for long-range radio transmission Appleton layer , F layer , F region
device or control that is very useful for a particular job appliance , contraption , contrivance , convenience , gadget , gismo , gizmo , widget
useful thing or quality asset
useful or valuable quality asset , plus
(Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva Athena , Athene , Pallas , Pallas Athena , Pallas Athene
leverage in the form of an inducement or a concession useful in successful negotiations bargaining chip
slag produced in making steel; low in silica but having large amounts of calcium phosphate; useful as fertilizer basic slag
any of various grasses of the genus Eragrostis; specially useful for forage and for the prevention of erosion bay grass , love grass
wild pea of seashores of north temperate zone having tough roots and purple flowers and useful as a sand binder beach pea , Lathyrus japonicus , Lathyrus maritimus , sea pea
main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber bole , tree trunk , trunk
perennial plant having clusters of one to four showy white bell-shaped flowers atop erect unbranched stems; edible bulbs useful in times of scarcity; eastern Montana and western North Dakota south to northern Arizona and northwestern New Mexico Calochortus nuttallii , sego lily
Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax carnauba , carnauba palm , Copernicia cerifera , Copernicia prunifera , wax palm
quality of being useful and convenient convenience
creeping evergreen shrub with bright yellow star-shaped summer flowers; useful as ground cover creeping St John's wort , Hypericum calycinum
East Indian tree having a useful dark purple wood Dalbergia latifolia , East Indian rosewood , East India rosewood , Indian blackwood , Indian rosewood
ethyl alcohol that is unfit for drinking but is still useful for other purposes denatured alcohol
aquatic plant with deep green foliage useful to oxygenate an aquarium; sometimes placed in genus Egeria dense-leaved elodea , Egeria densa , Elodea densa
act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful development , exploitation
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