dead sea fruit

  • 1 dead sea fruit — noun see dead sea apple 1 * * * something that appears to be beautiful or full of promise but is in reality nothing but illusion and disappointment. [1810 20] * * * Dead Sea apple or Dead Sea fruit noun Another name for • • • Main Entry: ↑dead …

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  • 2 Dead Sea fruit — something that appears to be beautiful or full of promise but is in reality nothing but illusion and disappointment. [1810 20] * * * …

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  • 3 dead sea apple — noun Usage: usually capitalized D&S Etymology: from the Dead sea 1. or dead sea fruit : apple of sodom 1a 2 …

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  • 4 Dead Sea apple — see apple of sodom * * * apple of Sodom or Dead Sea apple noun 1. A fruit described by the ancients as fair to look upon but turning to ashes when touched, variously thought to be a gall, or the fruit of an asclepiad Calotropis procera 2. By… …

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  • 5 Dead Sea Apple — Apple Ap ple ([a^]p p l), n. [OE. appel, eppel, AS. [ae]ppel, [ae]pl; akin to Fries. & D. appel, OHG, aphul, aphol, G. apfel, Icel. epli, Sw. [ a]ple, Dan. [ae]ble, Gael. ubhall, W. afal, Arm. aval, Lith. ob[*u]lys, Russ. iabloko; of unknown… …

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  • 6 Dead Sea apple — noun a fruit, supposed to dissolve into smoke or ashes when plucked The man who makes himself a slave to gold is a miserable wretch indeed, winning for his prize the Dead Sea apple golden without, but ashes within. Syn: apple of Sodom …

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  • 7 Sea Monsters (TV series) — Sea Monsters DVD cover Genre Documentary Created by Tim Haines Directed by Jasper James …

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  • 8 Sea-buckthorn — Common Sea buckthorn shrub in The Netherlands Scientific classification Kingdom …

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  • 9 Sea Monsters — was a BBC television program which used computer generated imagery to show past life in Earth s seas. It was made by Impossible Pictures, the creators of Walking with Dinosaurs , Walking With Beasts and Walking With Monsters .In this series,… …

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  • 10 Dead or Alive Xtreme 2 — Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2 North American boxart Developer(s) Team Ninja Publisher(s) …

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  • 11 sea perch — Stone Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral… …

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  • 12 Galilee, Sea of — ▪ lake, Israel also called  Lake Tiberias,  Arabic  Buḥayrat Ṭabarīyā,  Hebrew  Yam Kinneret,         lake in Israel through which the Jordan River flows. From 1948 to 1967 it was bordered immediately to the northeast by the cease fire line with… …

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  • 13 seed and fruit — ▪ plant reproductive part Introduction       respectively, the characteristic reproductive (reproductive system, plant) body of both angiosperms (flowering plants) and gymnosperms (conifers, cycads, and ginkgos) and the ovary that encloses it.… …

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  • 14 March to the Sea (novel) — March to the Sea   …

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  • 15 Stone fruit — Stone Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral… …

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  • 16 Kaaron Warren — Occupation Writer Nationality …

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  • 17 Ditmar Award results — Main article: Ditmar Award The Ditmar Award is Australia s oldest and best known science fiction, fantasy and horror award, presented annually at the Australian NatCon since 1969. The historical nominations and results (listed in boldface) of the …

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  • 18 Fantasy Magazine — is the title of a critically acclaimed magazine of literary fantasy, launched as a print edition for the 2005 World Fantasy Convention in Madison, Wisconsin. It continued in this format for six more issues, but starting in mid October 2007, it… …

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  • 19 Charlotte Randall — (born Dunedin) is a New Zealand novelist. Her first novel, Dead Sea Fruit won the Reed Fiction Award, and the 1996 Commonwealth Writers Prize, Best First Book, South East Asia / Pacific.[1] She studied psychology at the University of… …

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  • 20 Lodge Committee — The Lodge Committee was a U.S. Senate committee which held hearings to investigate allegations of war crimes in the Philippine American War. The hearings commenced on January 31, 1902ref|start and adjourned on June 28, 1902.ref|finish They were… …

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