Origin of samara
Examples from the Web for samara
Despite the long wait, Samara Herard says she will not give up.The Grim Sleeper’s Trial Is Moving at Snail’s Pace, and Victims’ Families Are Furious|Christine Pelisek|March 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Samara, an aspiring writer, enjoys soccer, acting, and considers herself a fairy-tale scholar.Is ‘Mirror Mirror’ Starring Julia Roberts the Worst Movie of the Year?|Ramin Setoodeh|March 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The fruit is a samara, or key, winged similarly to that of a sugar maple, but smaller.Forest Trees of Illinois|Fuller George D.
He went down the Volga on a steamer to Samara, then walked another three hundred miles on foot, and at last reached the place.What Men Live By and Other Tales|Leo Tolstoy
During the 9th and 10th of June, having occupied Samara, they advanced rapidly toward Ouffa.
I now possess six thousand 'desyatins' of land in the government of Samara, and three hundred horses--what then?
At Samara we find Mr. Bezant, one of our consignees, just recovering from the typhus which was contracted in his relief work.The Red Cross in Peace and War|Clara Barton
Word Origin for samara
dried fruit of certain trees, from Latin samara "the seed of the elm," variant of samera, perhaps from Gaulish.