Tous-les-mois

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tous-les-mois A kind of starch with very large, oval, flattened grains, often sold as arrowroot, and extensively used for adulterating cocoa. It is made from the rootstocks of a species of Canna, probably Canna edulis, the tubers of which are edible every month in the year.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tous-les-mois A farinaceous food obtained from the tubers of Canna edulis. See achira.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., all the months, i. e., every month

Usage

In literature:

Tous les mois 16.74 Grenada, commercial 9.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Peut tous les mois sans peine enfanter un volume.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Isaac D'Israeli
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