Meadow foxtail
Meadow Mead"ow, a. Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. ``Fat meadow ground.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the Vocabulary. [1913 Webster]

{Meadow beauty}. (Bot.) Same as {Deergrass}.

{Meadow foxtail} (Bot.), a valuable pasture grass ({Alopecurus pratensis}) resembling timothy, but with softer spikes.

{Meadow hay}, a coarse grass, or true sedge, growing in uncultivated swamp or river meadow; -- used as fodder or bedding for cattle, packing for ice, etc. [Local, U. S.]

{Meadow hen}. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The American bittern. See {Stake-driver}. (b) The American coot ({Fulica}). (c) The clapper rail.

{Meadow mouse} (Zo["o]l.), any mouse of the genus {Arvicola}, as the common American species {Arvicola riparia}; -- called also {field mouse}, and {field vole}.

{Meadow mussel} (Zo["o]l.), an American ribbed mussel ({Modiola plicatula}), very abundant in salt marshes.

{Meadow ore} (Min.), bog-iron ore, a kind of limonite.

{Meadow parsnip}. (Bot.) See under {Parsnip}.

{Meadow pink}. (Bot.) See under {Pink}.

{Meadow pipit} (Zo["o]l.), a small singing bird of the genus {Anthus}, as {Anthus pratensis}, of Europe.

{Meadow rue} (Bot.), a delicate early plant, of the genus {Thalictrum}, having compound leaves and numerous white flowers. There are many species.

{Meadow saffron}. (Bot.) See under {Saffron}.

{Meadow sage}. (Bot.) See under {Sage}.

{Meadow saxifrage} (Bot.), an umbelliferous plant of Europe ({Silaus pratensis}), somewhat resembling fennel.

{Meadow snipe} (Zo["o]l.), the common or jack snipe. [1913 Webster]


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  • Meadow Foxtail — Taxobox name = Meadow Foxtail image width = 204px image caption = Habitus regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Poales familia = Poaceae genus = Alopecurus species = A. pratensis binomial = Alopecurus pratensis… …   Wikipedia

  • meadow foxtail — noun stout erect perennial grass of northern parts of Old World having silky flowering spikes; widely cultivated for pasture and hay; naturalized in North America • Syn: ↑Alopecurus pratensis • Hypernyms: ↑foxtail, ↑foxtail grass • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • meadow foxtail — pievinis pašiaušėlis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Alopecurus pratensis), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Alopecurus pratensis angl. common foxtail; golden foxtail grass; yellow foxtail… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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  • creeping meadow foxtail — juosvavarpis pašiaušėlis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Alopecurus arundinaceus), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir šiaurės Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Alopecurus arundinaceus angl. creeping foxtail; creeping …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Meadow — Mead ow, a. Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. Fat meadow ground. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meadow beauty — Meadow Mead ow, a. Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. Fat meadow ground. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meadow hay — Meadow Mead ow, a. Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. Fat meadow ground. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meadow hen — Meadow Mead ow, a. Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. Fat meadow ground. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meadow mouse — Meadow Mead ow, a. Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. Fat meadow ground. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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