n. Writing-desk with drawers etc. [french from latin scriptorium writing-room]
n. Shield or emblem bearing a coat of arms. [latin scutum shield]
n. Light canvas shoe with a plaited fibre sole. [provençal: related to *esparto]
adv. - in particular.
- much more than in other cases.
n. - estimating.
- judgement of worth. [latin: related to *estimate]
n. (pl. -tuses or -ti) (also eucalypt pl. -s) 1 tall evergreen australasian tree.
- its oil, used as an antiseptic etc. [from *eu-, greek kaluptos covered]
n. Dollar held in a bank outside the us.
tube n. Tube from the pharynx to the cavity of the middle ear. [eustachio, name of an anatomist]
n. Bringing about of a gentle death in the case of incurable and painful disease. [greek thanatos death]
adj. Quickly fading. evanescence n.