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shea

(ˈʃɪə)
n
1. (Plants) a tropical African sapotaceous tree, Butyrospermum parkii, with oily seeds
2. (Elements & Compounds) shea butter the white butter-like fat obtained from the seeds of this plant and used as food, to make soaps, etc
[C18: from Bambara si]
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shea

(ʃi, ʃeɪ)

n., pl. sheas.
an African tree, Butyrospermum parkii, bearing seeds that yield a whitish, waxy fat (shea′ but`ter) used in food, soaps, and candles.
[1799; said to be < Bambara si]
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SHEA had just beaten me at chess, as usual, and, also as usual, I had gleaned what questionable satisfaction I might by twitting him with this indication of failing mentality by calling his attention to the nth time to that theory, propounded by certain scientists, which is based upon the assertion that phenomenal chess players are always found to be from the ranks of children under twelve, adults over seventy-two or the mentally defective--a theory that is lightly ignored upon those rare occasions that I win.
I thought it was Shea returning to speak with me on some matter of tomorrow's work; but when I raised my eyes to the doorway that connects the two rooms I saw framed there the figure of a bronzed giant, his otherwise naked body trapped with a jewel-encrusted harness from which there hung at one side an ornate short-sword and at the other a pistol of strange pattern.
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[ClickPress, Thu Jun 20 2019] Shea butter is defined as the edible fat that is extracted from the shea kernels or shea nuts of Vitellaria paradoxa, commonly known as the shea tree.
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A ceremony was held yesterday in Accra to collate relevant views, opinions and suggestions on how to support the development of the Shea industry.
Alaina Hampton's lawsuit against Madigan's campaign committees and the state Democratic Party contends that Shea faced no repercussions for complaints against him by two women and that he continued to work on Madigan's staff for two years.
"USAID's entrepreneurship programmes aims at developing skills of the workforce, promoting entrepreneurship," mentioned Shea on Monday during her inaugural speech at the launch of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018 which was organised by the American Centre.
Shea became ill very quickly, and within months the once lively youngster was unable to see, speak, feed himself or move.
First, Shea pointed to the Marxists, communists, socialists, and allied forces.
Nigeria is said to have the largest shea nut belt in the world and is recognised as the world leading producer of shea nut.