Above the ovary; -- said of parts of the flower which, although normally below the ovary, adhere to it, and so appear to originate from its upper part; also of an ovary when the other floral organs are plainly below it in position, and free from it.
of an ovary, borne above the level of attachment of the other floral parts, or above the base of a cup (hypanthium) that is free from the ovary and bears the perianth segments and stamens. cf. inferior.
The greatest of the Great Lakes, covering some 31,820 square miles with a maximum depth reaching 1300', some 700' below sea level, at the Superior Syncline. Kitchigami, "great water" to the Ojibwe; Gitche Gumee to Longfellow.
Superior is the name of a longstanding 51st state proposal involving the secession of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan from the rest of the state of Michigan. Named for Lake Superior, the idea has gained serious attention at times, though it is quite unlikely to ever come to fruition due to the large amount of funding that the area receives from the lower part of the state, and the strong connections that were cemented by the completion of the Mackinac Bridge, which gave the peninsula a direct highway connection to the rest of the state.
Superior is a German progressive metal band, founded in 1992. Their style is described something very similar to Dream Theater, but there are also many big differences between them http://www.progarchives.com/Progressive_rock_discography_BAND.asp?band_id=691.
the person who had made an original grant of land in return for the payment of an annual sum or feu, or for the performance of certain services, or both; the person receiving the grant who was thereby bound to make the payment or do the service which went with the lands, was the superior's vassal