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Meaning of LOBLOLLY

Pronunciation:  'lâb`lâlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  thick gruel
 

LOBLOLLY is a 8 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: gruel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lob"lol`ly\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.]
Gruel; porridge; -- so called among seamen.

{Loblolly bay} (Bot.), an elegant white-flowered evergreen
   shrub or small tree, of the genus {Gordonia} ({G.
   Lasianthus}), growing in the maritime parts of the
   Southern United States. Its bark is sometimes used in
   tanning. Also, a similar West Indian tree ({Laplacea
   h[ae]matoxylon}).

{Loblolly boy}, a surgeon's attendant on shipboard.
   --Smollett.

{Loblolly pine} (Bot.), a kind of pitch pine found from
   Delaware southward along the coast; old field pine ({Pinus
   T[ae]da}). Also, {P. Bahamensis}, of the West Indies.

{Loblolly tree} (Bot.), a name of several West Indian trees,
   having more or less leathery foliage, but alike in no
   other respect; as {Pisonia subcordata}, {Cordia alba}, and
   {Cupania glabra}.

 

 

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