Meadow saxifrage
Saxifrage Sax"i*frage (?; 48), n. [L. saxifraga, from saxifragus stone-breaking; saxum rock + frangere to break: cf. F. saxifrage. See {Fracture}, and cf. {Sassafras}, {Saxon}.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Saxifraga}, mostly perennial herbs growing in crevices of rocks in mountainous regions. [1913 Webster]

{Burnet saxifrage}, a European umbelliferous plant ({Pimpinella Saxifraga}).

{Golden saxifrage}, a low half-succulent herb ({Chrysosplenium oppositifolium}) growing in rivulets in Europe; also, {C. Americanum}, common in the United States. See also under {Golden}.

{Meadow saxifrage}, or {Pepper saxifrage}. See under {Meadow}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Meadow saxifrage — 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 saxifrage — gumbuotoji uolaskėlė statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Saxifraga granulata angl. meadow rockfoil; meadow saxifrage vok. Knölchen Steinbrech; Knollen Steinbrech; Körner Steinbrech rus. камнеломка зернистая lenk. skalnica ziarenkowata …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • meadow-saxifrage — meadow saxˈifrage noun 1. A saxifrage (Saxifraga granulata) that grows on banks and dry meadows 2. Applied also to umbelliferous plants of the genera Seseli and Silaus • • • Main Entry: ↑meadow …   Useful english dictionary

  • meadow saxifrage — noun rosette forming perennial having compact panicles of white flowers; Europe • Syn: ↑fair maids of France, ↑Saxifraga granulata • Hypernyms: ↑saxifrage, ↑breakstone, ↑rockfoil • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saxifrage — Sax i*frage (?; 48), n. [L. saxifraga, from saxifragus stone breaking; saxum rock + frangere to break: cf. F. saxifrage. See {Fracture}, and cf. {Sassafras}, {Saxon}.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Saxifraga}, mostly perennial herbs growing in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 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 …   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

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