Ramsted
Ramsted Ram"sted (r[a^]m"st[e^]d), n. (Bot.) A yellow-flowered weed; -- so named from a Mr. Ramsted who introduced it into Pennsylvania. See {Toad flax}. Called also {Ramsted weed}. [1913 Webster] r[a^]m"

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  • Ramsted — Recorded as Ramstead, Ramsted and even on one occasion Ramstedt, this is an English surname. It is locational from what is now apparently a lost medieval village. As to where this place was is unclear, but it is known that over three thousand… …   Surnames reference

  • ramsted — Toadflax Toad flax , n. (Bot.) An herb ({Linaria vulgaris}) of the Figwort family, having narrow leaves and showy orange and yellow flowers; called also {butter and eggs}, {flaxweed}, and {ramsted}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ramsted — Wappen Deutschlandkarte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ramsted weed — Ramsted Ram sted (r[a^]m st[e^]d), n. (Bot.) A yellow flowered weed; so named from a Mr. Ramsted who introduced it into Pennsylvania. See {Toad flax}. Called also {Ramsted weed}. [1913 Webster] r[a^]m …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ramstead — Recorded as Ramstead, Ramsted and even on one occasion Ramstedt, this is an English surname. It is locational from what is now apparently a lost medieval village. As to where this place was is unclear, but it is known that over three thousand… …   Surnames reference

  • butter and eggs — Toadflax Toad flax , n. (Bot.) An herb ({Linaria vulgaris}) of the Figwort family, having narrow leaves and showy orange and yellow flowers; called also {butter and eggs}, {flaxweed}, and {ramsted}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flaxweed — Toadflax Toad flax , n. (Bot.) An herb ({Linaria vulgaris}) of the Figwort family, having narrow leaves and showy orange and yellow flowers; called also {butter and eggs}, {flaxweed}, and {ramsted}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Linaria vulgaris — Toadflax Toad flax , n. (Bot.) An herb ({Linaria vulgaris}) of the Figwort family, having narrow leaves and showy orange and yellow flowers; called also {butter and eggs}, {flaxweed}, and {ramsted}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Toadflax — Toad flax , n. (Bot.) An herb ({Linaria vulgaris}) of the Figwort family, having narrow leaves and showy orange and yellow flowers; called also {butter and eggs}, {flaxweed}, and {ramsted}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Linaria vulgaris — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

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