Definition of Canaigre

1. a type of plant [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canaigre

can man
can of corn
can of worms
can opener
can openers
can we say
can you help me
can you tell us
canadas
canadew
canadews
canadine
canafistola
canafistula
canaigre (current term)
canaigres
canaille
canailles
canakin
canakins
canakinumab
canal
canal boat
canal of Guyon
canal of Hering
canal of Hovius
canal of Schlemm
canalboat

Literary usage of Canaigre

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1. Coffee and India-rubber Culture in Mexico: Preceeded by Geographical and by Matías Romero (1898)
"Though for years canaigre has been used in Mexico, both for medicinal and tanning purposes, it has but recently attracted the attention of the outside ..."

2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1894)
"... -canaigre. Various articles on a species of Rumex or Dock—the can aigre—for tanning purposes, having lately appeared in the papers, ..."

3. New Commercial Plants: With Directions how to Grow Them to the Best by Thomas Christy (1882)
"An examination of two species of our native docks, allied to the canaigre, was also made, with the following results : Rumex crispa : Tannin in fresh root ..."

4. Through Texas: A Series of Interesting Letters by Walter Barlow Stevens (1892)
"A canaigre Farm—Nature's Salt 'Works —Cactus Rope—How One man Kept Tab on Irrigation—A ... And now canaigre root, ground and dried and put up in sacks, ..."

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