What does cavendish mean?

Definitions for cavendishˈkæv ən dɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Cavendish, Henry Cavendish(noun)

    British chemist and physicist who established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen and who calculated the density of the earth (1731-1810)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cavendish(noun)

    leaf tobacco softened, sweetened, and pressed into plugs or cakes


  1. Cavendish

    Cavendish is a town in Windsor County, Vermont, United States. The town was named after William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire. The population was 1,367 at the 2010 census. The town of Cavendish includes the unincorporated villages of Cavendish and Proctorsville.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cavendish

    kav′en-dish, n. tobacco moistened and pressed into quadrangular cakes. [Possibly from the name of the original manufacturer.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cavendish

    the surname of the Devonshire ducal family, traceable back to the 14th century.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cavendish in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cavendish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mr Stergiopoulos:

    The Cavendish banana plants all originated from one plant and so as clones, they all have the same genotype — and that is a recipe for disaster.

  2. Dan Koeppel:

    India had about 600 varieties, but over the past two decades the Cavendish has pushed out and replaced many of those. And when you replace a varied multiculture with a monoculture, if a disease happens, you're in trouble: nature comes back and bites you, monoculture to me is just as much a disease as TP4.

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