musk crowfoot
Moschatel Mos"cha*tel`, n. [Gr. ? musk: cf. F. moscatelline. See {Muscadel}, {Musk}.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Adoxa} ({Adoxa moschatellina}), the flowers of which are pale green, and have a faint musky smell. It is found in woods in all parts of Europe, and is called also {hollow root} and {musk crowfoot}. --Loudon. [1913 Webster]

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  • Adoxa moschatellina — Moschatel Mos cha*tel , n. [Gr. ? musk: cf. F. moscatelline. See {Muscadel}, {Musk}.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Adoxa} ({Adoxa moschatellina}), the flowers of which are pale green, and have a faint musky smell. It is found in woods in all… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hollow root — Moschatel Mos cha*tel , n. [Gr. ? musk: cf. F. moscatelline. See {Muscadel}, {Musk}.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Adoxa} ({Adoxa moschatellina}), the flowers of which are pale green, and have a faint musky smell. It is found in woods in all… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moschatel — Mos cha*tel , n. [Gr. ? musk: cf. F. moscatelline. See {Muscadel}, {Musk}.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Adoxa} ({Adoxa moschatellina}), the flowers of which are pale green, and have a faint musky smell. It is found in woods in all parts of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rondane National Park — Infobox protected area name = Rondane National Park iucn category = II caption = A path in a u valley, in summer locator x = locator y = location = Hedmark and Oppland, NOR nearest city = Otta lat degrees = 61 lat minutes = 50 lat seconds = lat… …   Wikipedia

  • Adoxa — Moschatel Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Turnford and Cheshunt Pits — Infobox SSSI name= Turnford and Cheshunt Pits aos= Hertfordshire/Essex interest= Biological gridref=gbmappingsmall|TL370030 area= 428.17 (ac) 173.28 (ha) notifydate=1995 http://www.natureonthemap.org.uk/map.aspx? ] The Turnford and Cheshunt Pits… …   Wikipedia

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