Snake's-tongue \Snake's-tongue`\, n. (Bot.) Same as {Adder's-tongue}. [1913 Webster]

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  • snake’s tongue — papliauška statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Dumblialaiškinių (Alismataceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Sagittaria). atitikmenys: lot. Sagittaria angl. arrowhead; snake’s tongue; swamp potato vok. Pfeilkraut rus. стрелолист lenk. strzałka …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • snake's-tongue — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun (plural snake s tongues) : adder s tongue 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Snake's head restrepiella — Taxobox name = Snake s head restrepiella regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Orchidaceae subfamilia = Epidendroideae tribus = Epidendreae subtribus = Pleurothallidinae genus = Restrepiella… …   Wikipedia

  • adder's-tongue — ad′der s tongue n. 1) pln any of various ferns of the genus Ophioglossum and family Ophioglossaceae, having a tall fruiting spike resembling a snake s tongue 2) pln any of several American dogtooth violets …   From formal English to slang

  • adder's-tongue — [ad′ərz tuŋ΄] n. ☆ 1. DOGTOOTH VIOLET 2. any of a genus (Ophioglossum, family Ophioglossaceae) of ferns with a narrow spike somewhat resembling a snake s tongue …   English World dictionary

  • adder's tongue — noun ferns with fertile spikes shaped like a snake s tongue • Syn: ↑adder s tongue fern • Hypernyms: ↑fern • Hyponyms: ↑ribbon fern, ↑Ophioglossum pendulum • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Serpent's tongue — Serpent Ser pent, n. [F., fr. L. serpens, entis (sc. bestia), fr. serpens, p. pr. of serpere to creep; akin to Gr. ???, Skr. sarp, and perhaps to L. repere, E. reptile. Cf. {Herpes}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any reptile of the order Ophidia; a snake,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • devil's-tongue — leopardinis amorfofalas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aroninių šeimos daržovinis, dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Amorphophallus konjac), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Amorphophallus konjac angl. devil s tongue; elephant… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • devil's-tongue — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun (plural devil s tongues) 1. : a prickly pear (Opuntia compressa) 2. : a foul smelling somewhat fleshy tropical bulbous herb (Hydrosme rivieri or Amorphophallus rivieri) of the family Aracaceae that is sometimes grown in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • devil's-tongue — /dev ilz tung /, n. a foul smelling, fleshy plant, Amorphophallus rivieri, of the Old World tropics, having flowers on a spike surrounded by a dark red spathe. Also called snake palm. * * * …   Universalium

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