• WordNet 3.6
    • n Batis small genus of plants constituting the family Batidaceae: low straggling dioecious shrubs
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n batis A generic name applied to the rays or skates: equivalent to Raia.
    • n batis A genus of dicotyledonous shrubs, the type and only genus of the family Batidaceæ. The single species, B. maritima, is a pale-green, strong scented shrub with opposite fleshy, linear or clavate, entire leaves, and small diœcious flowers in axillary cones. It occurs in sand along the coast and in salt-mnrshes from North Carolina to Florida, Texas, the West Indies, and northern South America.
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In literature:

Elle tombe dans deux bassins de pierre que les insulaires ont batis pour la recevoir.
"The Voyage Of Governor Phillip To Botany Bay" by Arthur Phillip
Bati succeeds Octai, 127.
"The Empire of Russia" by John S. C. Abbott
Throb = bati, palpiti.
"English-Esperanto Dictionary" by John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes
When the Tartars had made themselves masters of China, Bati, a nephew of Genghis, was dispatched westward to mark further conquests.
"The Story of Russia" by R. Van Bergen
General Batie's brigade followed Morgan's, and Colonel McCook's brought up the rear.
"History of the Eighty-sixth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, during its term of service" by John R. Kinnear
Baty, Vicarious Liability (1916).
"An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law" by Roscoe Pound
See also Baty and Macdonell in the Twenty-sixth Report (1911) of the International Law Association.
"International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2)" by Lassa Francis Oppenheim
Crank case lubricator Graisseur de bati.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas

In news:

Scott Hunter receives his plaque from last year's " achiever " Kathy Baty.
21 fat rainbow caught on a #22 Batis emerger.
Lodi police arrested Shawn Batie, 42, at 9:41 pm on Friday night after they said he was found under the influence of methamphetamines.
Robyn Baty works on the milkweed plants in one of her two greenhouses at her Canisteo Street home.
Baty grows milkweed to help caterpillars chrysalize into monarch butterflies.
Corus Estates & Vineyards was formerly owned by the Baty family.
Vina 's Baty looking to help others.
Baty has believed for about 30 years that housing allowances are unconstitutional.
"We're opening a store in Shawnee this weekend," Ryan Baty says.
Jessica Baty said her boyfriend, Steven Kazmierczak, gave no warning of the shooting rampage at NIU.
The day of the shooting , Baty was in class at the University of Illinois where she and Kazmierczak had transferred from NIU.

In science:

It seems that the work of Baty, etal., , might be a useful framing for this.
Generalized solutions of nonlinear differential equations A nonstandard jets approach
The remark (in the introduction) with respect to the work of Baty, etal, see eg., seems relevant to the second perspective.
Generalized solutions of nonlinear differential equations A nonstandard jets approach