S Coronopus
Swine Swine, n. sing. & pl. [OE. swin, AS. sw[=i]n; akin to OFries. & OS. swin, D. zwijn, G. schwein, OHG. sw[=i]n, Icel. sv[=i]n, Sw. svin, Dan. sviin, Goth. swein; originally a diminutive corresponding to E. sow. See {Sow}, n.] (Zo["o]l.) Any animal of the hog kind, especially one of the domestical species. Swine secrete a large amount of subcutaneous fat, which, when extracted, is known as lard. The male is specifically called boar, the female, sow, and the young, pig. See {Hog}. ``A great herd of swine.'' --Mark v. 11. [1913 Webster]

{Swine grass} (Bot.), knotgrass ({Polygonum aviculare}); -- so called because eaten by swine.

{Swine oat} (Bot.), a kind of oat sometimes grown for swine.

{Swine's cress} (Bot.), a species of cress of the genus {Senebiera} ({S. Coronopus}).

{Swine's head}, a dolt; a blockhead. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

{Swine thistle} (Bot.), the sow thistle. [1913 Webster]


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  • Coronopus squamatus — ID 21652 Symbol Key COSQ Common Name greater swinecress Family Brassicaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CA, CT, FL, LA, MA, NJ, NY, OR, PA, RI, TN, TX Growth Habit… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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  • S autumnalis — Star Star (st[aum]r), n. [OE. sterre, AS. steorra; akin to OFries. stera, OS. sterro, D. ster, OHG. sterno, sterro, G. stern, Icel. stjarna, Sw. stjerna, Dan. stierne, Goth. sta[ i]rn[=o], Armor. & Corn. steren, L. stella, Gr. asth r, a stron,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coronopus — kəˈränəpəs, rōn noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Greek korōnopous hartshorn plantain, from korōno (from korōnē crow) + pous foot more at foot : a small genus of widely distributed ill smelling herbs ( …   Useful english dictionary

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