Spearwort
Spearwort Spear"wort`, n. [AS. sperewyrt.] (Bot.) A name given to several species of crowfoot ({Ranunculus}) which have spear-shaped leaves. [1913 Webster]

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  • spearwort — vėdrynas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių (Ranunculaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Ranunculus). atitikmenys: lot. Ranunculus angl. buttercup; crowfoot; ranunculus; spearwort vok. Hahnenfuß; Ranunkeln rus. лютик lenk. jaskier …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • spearwort — noun Date: 14th century any of several buttercups (especially Ranunculus flammula) with spear shaped leaves …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • spearwort — /spear werrt , wawrt /, n. any of several buttercups having lance shaped leaves and small flowers, as Ranunculus ambigens, of the eastern U.S., growing in mud. [bef. 1000; ME sperewort, OE sperewyrt. See SPEAR1, WORT2] * * * …   Universalium

  • spearwort — noun Any of various perennial herbaceous plants in the Ranunculaceae (buttercup) genus …   Wiktionary

  • spearwort — noun an aquatic buttercup with long, narrow spear shaped leaves. [Ranunculus flammula and R. lingua.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • spearwort — spear•wort [[t]ˈspɪərˌwɜrt, ˌwɔrt[/t]] n. bot (boi pln) any of several buttercups having lance shaped leaves and small flowers, as Ranunculus ambigens, of the eastern U.S., growing in mud • Etymology: bef. 1000 …   From formal English to slang

  • spearwort — n. an aquatic plant, Ranunculus lingua, with thick hollow stems, long narrow spear shaped leaves, and yellow flowers …   Useful english dictionary

  • lesser spearwort — noun semiaquatic Eurasian perennial crowfoot with leaves shaped like spears; naturalized in New Zealand • Syn: ↑Ranunculus flammula • Hypernyms: ↑marsh plant, ↑bog plant, ↑swamp plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Ranunculus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adder's-tongue Spearwort — is an aquatic member of the Buttercup family of plants, with small, bright yellow buttercup like flowers. Also known as the Badgeworth Buttercup this plant has been the subject of considerable conservation effort from Gloucestershire Wildlife… …   Wikipedia

  • greater spearwort — noun semiaquatic European crowfoot with leaves shaped like spears • Syn: ↑Ranunculus lingua • Hypernyms: ↑marsh plant, ↑bog plant, ↑swamp plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Ranunculus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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