melosa


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Noun1.melosa - South American herb with sticky glandular foliagemelosa - South American herb with sticky glandular foliage; source of madia oil
tarweed - any of various resinous glandular plants of the genus Madia; of western North and South America
madia oil - used as a substitute for olive oil
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The galta de porc melosa was seriously dreamy pork cheek - pink, moist - with parsnip mash studded with chanterelle mushrooms.
Petrolina-PE, 2014-2015 Especie Nome Vulgar Familia Ruellia asperula Melosa Acanthaceae (Mart.
Ja na segunda parte do romance, a nocao de envelhecimento, em funcao de uma pratica nao recomendada do sexo, aparece na caracterizacao da dona do bordel em que o pai de Rosalina vem a falecer: "quarenta anos, nao mais, representado porem, cinquenta, tao fatigados tem os olhos, o rosto, a boca, as palavras, ora acucaradas, ora rispidas; melosa e violenta ao mesmo tempo--a dona de pensao, enfim, a patroa onipotente do bordel." (COSTALLAT, 1999: 137-138).