Plumeless Plume"less, a. Without plumes. [1913 Webster]

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  • plumeless — adjective Without plumes …   Wiktionary

  • plumeless — plume·less || pluːmlɪs adj. lack of plumage, lack of feathers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plumeless — plume·less …   English syllables

  • plumeless — ˈplümlə̇s adjective : lacking a plume : having no feathers …   Useful english dictionary

  • plumeless thistle — noun : a thistle of the genus Carduus compare plumed thistle …   Useful english dictionary

  • plume — plumeless, adj. plumelike, adj. /ploohm/, n., v., plumed, pluming. n. 1. a feather. 2. a large, long, or conspicuous feather: the brilliant plume of a peacock. 3. a soft, fluffy feather: the plume of an egret. 4. any plumose part or formation. 5 …   Universalium

  • Carduus acanthoides — ID 14386 Symbol Key CAAC Common Name spiny plumeless thistle Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, CO, CT, DE, IA, ID, IL, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MT, NC …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • List of Asteraceae genera — This is a list of genera in the plant family Asteraceae, the daisies and sunflowers.A* Aaronsohnia Warb. Eig * Abrotanella Cass. * Acamptopappus (A.Gray) A.Gray goldenhead * Acanthocephalus Kar. Kir. * Acanthocladium F.Muell. * Acanthodesmos… …   Wikipedia

  • Carduus — Taxobox name = Carduus image width = 240px image caption = Carduus nutans (Musk Thistle) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae subfamilia = Carduoideae tribus = Cynareae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • thistle — thistlelike, adj. /this euhl/, n. 1. any of various prickly, composite plants having showy, purple flower heads, esp. of the genera Cirsium, Carduus, or Onopordum. 2. any of various other prickly plants. [bef. 900; ME thistel, OE; c. D distel, G… …   Universalium

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