from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Polyester.
  • noun Polyethylene.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A species of ger mander, Teucrium Polium, an aromatic herb of southern Europe. The name is also used for some other plants of the genus Teucrium.
  • noun An element in many compounds of Greek origin or formation, meaning ‘many’ or ‘much.’

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A whitish woolly plant (Teucrium Polium) of the order Labiatæ, found throughout the Mediterranean region. The name, with sundry prefixes, is sometimes given to other related species of the same genus.
  • noun See Poly-mountain, in Vocabulary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Short form of polytechnic.
  • noun Short form of polyethylene (polythene).
  • noun Short form of polygon.
  • noun uncountable Abbreviation of polyester.
  • noun Short form of polyamory.
  • noun A polyamorous person.
  • adjective Made of polyethylene (polythene).
  • adjective polyamorous


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