Definition for word venosa.

Sour Sour, a. [Compar. Sourer; superl. Sourest.] [OE. sour, sur, AS. s?r; akin to D. zuur, G. sauer, OHG. s?r, Icel. s?rr, Sw. sur, Dan. suur, Lith. suras salt, Russ. surovui harsh, rough. Cf. Sorrel, the plant.] 1. Having an acid or sharp, biting taste, like vinegar, and the juices of most unripe fruits; acid; tart. All sour things, as vinegar, provoke appetite. --Bacon. 2. Changed, as by keeping, so as to be acid, rancid, or musty, turned. 3. Disagreeable; unpleasant; hence; cross; crabbed; peevish; morose; as, a man of a sour temper; a sour reply. ``A sour countenance.' --Swift. He was a scholar . . . Lofty and sour to them that loved him not, But to those men that sought him sweet as summer. --Shak. 4. Afflictive; painful. ``Sour adversity.' --Shak. 5. Cold and unproductive; as, sour land; a sour marsh. Sour dock (Bot.), sorrel. Sour gourd (Bot.), the gourdlike fruit Adansonia Gregorii, and A. digitata; also, either of the trees bearing this fruit. See Adansonia. Sour grapes. See under Grape. Sour gum (Bot.) See Turelo. Sour plum (Bot.), the edible acid fruit of an Australian tree (Owenia venosa); also, the tree itself, which furnished a hard reddish wood used by wheelwrights. Syn: Acid; sharp; tart; acetous; acetose; harsh; acrimonious; crabbed; currish; peevish.

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- venosa is a town and comune in the province of potenza , in the southern italian region of basilicata , in the vulture area .
- carlo gesualdo, also known as gesualdo da venosa or gesualdo di venosa (venosa , 8 march 1566 – gesualdo , 8 september 1613), prince of
- the veined skipper or veined paradise skipper (abantis venosa) is a butterfly of the hesperiidae family. it is found in zululand ,
- notelaea venosa is a very common shrub or small tree in eastern australia . occurring in or adjacent to rainforest from lakes entrance,
- robert venosa (january 21, 1936 - august 9, 2011) was an american artist who resided in boulder, colorado , usa. he studied with what
- brassavola venosa is a species of orchid . category:brassavola sect. cuneilabia category:laeliinae species.
- disciotis venosa, commonly known as the veiny cup fungus or the cup morel is a species of fungus in the morchellaceae family.
- melanthera venosa (formerly lipochaeta venosa) is a rare species of flowering plant in the aster family known by the common name spreading
- rapana venosa, common name the veined rapa whelk or asian rapa whelk, is a species of large predatory sea snail , a marine gastropod
- colotis venosa, the no patch tip, is a butterfly in the pieridae family. it is found in southern somalia , central and eastern kenya ,

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