Candle tree

Parmentiera (E)

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Candle tree — may refer to:* Dacryodes excelsa [] * Parmentiera cereifera of the family Bignoniaceae * Senna alata of the family Fabaceae (Candelabra Bush, Empress Candle Plant, Candlestick Tree, Ringworm Tree) …   Wikipedia

  • candle-tree — canˈdle tree noun A tropical American tree (Parmentiera cerifera) with candle like pods • • • Main Entry: ↑candle …   Useful english dictionary

  • candle tree — noun 1. : wax myrtle 2. : a tree (Parmentiera cerifera) of Panama having a long yellow candlelike pod 3. : a catalpa (Catalpa bignonioides) that has a long slender pod …   Useful english dictionary

  • History of candle making — Candle making was developed independently in many countries throughout history. The earliest known candles were made from whale fat by the Chinese, during the Qin Dynasty (221–206 BC). In early China and Japan, tapers were made with wax from… …   Wikipedia

  • Christmas tree — For other uses, see Christmas tree (disambiguation). A lit up Christmas Tree with ornaments [1] The Christmas tree, also known as a Yule tree, is a decorated evergreen coniferous tree, real o …   Wikipedia

  • Dollar Tree — Dollar Tree, Inc. 275px Type Public Traded as NASDAQ: DLTR Industry Retail, Variety, Discount …   Wikipedia

  • Roman Candle (band) — Infobox musical artist Name = Roman Candle Img capt = Roman Candle outsie of the venue Water Rats (London 2007). Background = group or band Origin = Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States Genre = Indie rock Indie pop Alternative Years active …   Wikipedia

  • native of some of the Pacific islands It is used by the natives as a candle the nut kernels being strung together The oil from the nut — Candlenut Can dle*nut , n. 1. The fruit of a euphorbiaceous tree or shrub ({Aleurites moluccana}), native of some of the Pacific islands. It is used by the natives as a candle, the nut kernels being strung together. The oil from the nut ( {),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tallow candle — Tallow Tal low, n. [OE. taluh, talugh; akin to OD. talgh, D. talk, G., Dan. and Sw. talg, Icel. t[=o]lgr, t[=o]lg, t[=o]lk; and perhaps to Goth. tulgus firm.] 1. The suet or fat of animals of the sheep and ox kinds, separated from membranous and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Music Machine (Candle album) — Music Machine: The Fruit Of The Spirit Studio album by Candle Released 1977 …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.