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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

AN'IME, n. In heraldry, a term denoting that the eyes of a rapacious animal are borne of a different tincture from the animal himself.
AN'IME, n. A resin exuding from the stem of a large American tree called by the natives courbaril; by Piso, jetaiba. It is of a transparent amber color, a light agreeable smell, and of little or no taste. It dissolves entirely, but not readily, in rectified spirit of wine, and is used by the Brazilians in fumigations, for pains proceeding from cold.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a hard copal derived from an African tree [syn: Zanzibar copal, anime]
2: any of various resins or oleoresins [syn: anime, gum anime]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Japanese, animation, short for anim?shiyon, from English Date: 1988 a style of animation originating in Japan that is characterized by stark colorful graphics depicting vibrant characters in action-filled plots often with fantastic or futuristic themes

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Anim'e A"ni*m['e]`, a. [F., animated.] (Her.) Of a different tincture from the animal itself; -- said of the eyes of a rapacious animal. --Brande & C.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Anim'e A"ni*m['e], n. [F. anim['e] animated (from the insects that are entrapped in it); or native name.] A resin exuding from a tropical American tree (Hymen[ae]a courbaril), and much used by varnish makers. --Ure.



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