Definitions for upasˈyu pəs

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  1. upas(Noun)

    A tree Antiaris toxicaria of the breadfruit family, common in the forests of Java and the neighboring islands, with poisonous secretions.

  2. upas(Noun)

    A virulent poison used in Java and the adjacent islands for poisoning arrows derived from the tree.

  3. upas(Noun)

    A poison prepared from a climbing plant Strychnos tieute

  4. Origin: From phn-pas or pohon upas, from phn + pas

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  1. Upas(noun)

    a tree (Antiaris toxicaria) of the Breadfruit family, common in the forests of Java and the neighboring islands. Its secretions are poisonous, and it has been fabulously reported that the atmosphere about it is deleterious. Called also bohun upas

  2. Upas(noun)

    a virulent poison used in Java and the adjacent islands for poisoning arrows. One kind, upas antiar, is, derived from upas tree (Antiaris toxicaria). Upas tieute is prepared from a climbing plant (Strychnos Tieute)

Anagrams of upas »

  1. Apsu, APUs, Apus, puas

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