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Noun1.nigra - (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
ethnic slur - a slur on someone's race or language
Black person, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid, Black - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
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-- 'Tulipa nigra Barlaensis!' -- 'Why Barlaensis?' -- 'After its grower, Van Baerle,' will be the answer.
Fabre has lately shown good reason for believing that although the Tachytes nigra generally makes its own burrow and stores it with paralysed prey for its own larvae to feed on, yet that when this insect finds a burrow already made and stored by another sphex, it takes advantage of the prize, and becomes for the occasion parasitic.
I here saw a very extraordinary bird, called the Scissor-beak (Rhynchops nigra).
L), Black Mulberry (Morus nigra L.) and Himalayan Mulberry (Morus laevigata) were selected from the mulberry orchards of the newly developmental agricultural farm of the University of Agriculture Peshawar and stored at 1AdegC.
Pathologic examination reveals characteristic rust-brown discoloration of the globus pallidus and substantia nigra pars reticularis due to underlying iron deposition and a reduction in the size of these nuclei.
nigra, the host range has not been definitively determined, although the insect feeds on spittlebugs.
nigra and its peers has little support and remains unsolved in the cladograms (SLIKAS, 1997), while C.
FAVOURITE SHRUB THE black deciduous shrub Sambucus nigra 'Eva' (also known as 'Black Lace') has dramatic deeply dissected purplish-black foliage from spring to autumn, and bears pale-pink blooms from from May to June and blackish-red berries in autumn.
The second most common skin change observed was pigmentation: linea nigra (N=129; 64.5%) closely followed by melasma (N=127; 63.5%) and linea alba (N=80; 40%).