Definition of Mishmee

1. the bitter root stock of a plant [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mishmee

mishaps
mishapt
mishcup
mishear
misheard
mishearing
mishears
mishegaas
mishegas
mishegoss
mishmash
mishmashes
mishmee (current term)
mishmees
mishmi
mishmis
mishmosh
mishmoshes
mishpachah
mishpocha
mishpochas
mishuga
mishy-phen
mishyphenation
mishyphenations
misidentification
misidentifications

Literary usage of Mishmee

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1. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"It is considered as very nutritious. | among the mishmee, Lamas, »ud Assamese : COPRIS, ... mishmee ..."

2. Pharmacographia Indica: A History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin by William Dymock (1893)
"mishmee Teeta as a remedy in Fever.—Take 1 drachm ! ... mishmee Eee (or poison) employed 6y hunters.—Take drachms of mishmee Bee finely ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1870)
"The mishmee villages aro called after the head-man, ... by bribe, presents, and persuasion, to induce the mishmee head-men to make another attempt to obtain ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society. (1875)
"The route by the mishmee country was so far well known, that only political obstacles now intervened to prevent direct communication between Assam and ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1875)
"Sir George Campbell had justly said that, as regards access to the richest and wealthiest part of China, Sze-chuen, through the mishmee country, ..."

6. The United Service Magazine by Arthur William Alsager Pollock (1867)
"About 1835, Dr. Griffiths entered the mishmee Hills, ... one of the tributaries of the Lohit, where he was hospitably received by a powerful mishmee chief. ..."

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