Words nearby manchineel
Origin of manchineel
Examples from the Web for manchineel
I took one and cut it in two, remarking that it contained a circle of seeds or pips, instead of the stone of the manchineel.The Swiss Family Robinson|Johann David Wyss
"You went to sleep under the shade of some poison-trees, manchineel trees, we call them here," the doctor explained.Plotting in Pirate Seas|Francis Rolt-Wheeler
The poison in this case is supposed to have been the Manchineel (Hippomane).The Romance of Plant Life|G. F. Scott Elliot
Mixed with cordials, it is used as an antidote to the manchineel poison.
The verified stories of the manchineel excel the fables related of the upas of Batavia.The Monarchs of the Main, Volume I (of 3)|Walter Thornbury