Definition of Campeachy

1. Noun. Spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dye.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Campeachy

campaniliform
campanologic
campanologies
campanologist
campanologists
campanology
campanula
campanulaceous
campanular
campanulas
campanulate
campanulated
campanulids
campcraft
campcrafts
campeachy (current term)
camped
camper
camper trailer
camper van
campers
campership
camperships
campervan
campervans
campesino
campesinos
campest
campestane
campestanol

Literary usage of Campeachy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1844)
"ENTREPOT AT campeachy. The Siglio XIX., a newspaper printed at Merida, ... A mercantile depot is to be established in the port of campeachy, where all goods ..."

2. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"... with a complement of thirty-four men, in campeachy Bay, which schooner was sent out for the express purpose of attacking the Orpheus's boats. ..."

3. Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1848)
"Siege of campeachy. —Embarcation for Havana.—Incidents of the Passage.—Fourth of July at Sea. —Shark-fishing.—Getting lost at Sea. ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1856)
"By combining the two processes, and employing in addition madder, campeachy, etc., an infinite variety of shades may be obtained. The exposure to the light ..."

5. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1856)
"By combining the two processes, and employing in addition madder, campeachy, etc., an infinite variety of shades may be obtained. The exposure to the light ..."

6. Rambles in Yucatan: Or, Notes of Travel Through the Peninsula, Including a by Benjamin Moore Norman (1843)
"... Accommodations — Arrival at campeachy. THE reader will remember that the narrative of my journeyings terminated at Uxmal. ..."

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