Spignel
Spignel Spig"nel, n. (Bot.) Same as {Spickenel}. [1913 Webster]

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  • spignel — Spicknel Spick nel, n. [Contr. from spike nail a large, long nail; so called in allusion to the shape of its capillary leaves.] (Bot.) An umbelliferous herb ({Meum Athamanticum}) having finely divided leaves, common in Europe; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spignel — [ spɪgn(ə)l] noun an aromatic white flowered mountain plant of the parsley family. [Meum athamanticum.] Origin C16: perh. from Anglo Norman Fr. spigurnelle, the name of an unidentified plant …   English new terms dictionary

  • spignel — /ˈspɪgnəl/ (say spignuhl) noun a small, umbelliferous, perennial herb, Meum athamanticum, occurring among grass in mountains in Europe. {Middle English spigurnel, from Medieval Latin spigurnella, of uncertain origin} …   Australian English dictionary

  • spignel — n. = BALDMONEY. Etymology: perh. f. ME spigurnel plant name, f. med.L spigurnellus, of unkn. orig …   Useful english dictionary

  • spicknel — n. = BALDMONEY. Etymology: var. of SPIGNEL * * * spicknel(l obs. forms of spignel …   Useful english dictionary

  • baldmoney — Spicknel Spick nel, n. [Contr. from spike nail a large, long nail; so called in allusion to the shape of its capillary leaves.] (Bot.) An umbelliferous herb ({Meum Athamanticum}) having finely divided leaves, common in Europe; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bearwort — Spicknel Spick nel, n. [Contr. from spike nail a large, long nail; so called in allusion to the shape of its capillary leaves.] (Bot.) An umbelliferous herb ({Meum Athamanticum}) having finely divided leaves, common in Europe; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meum Athamanticum — Spicknel Spick nel, n. [Contr. from spike nail a large, long nail; so called in allusion to the shape of its capillary leaves.] (Bot.) An umbelliferous herb ({Meum Athamanticum}) having finely divided leaves, common in Europe; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mew — Spicknel Spick nel, n. [Contr. from spike nail a large, long nail; so called in allusion to the shape of its capillary leaves.] (Bot.) An umbelliferous herb ({Meum Athamanticum}) having finely divided leaves, common in Europe; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spicknel — Spick nel, n. [Contr. from spike nail a large, long nail; so called in allusion to the shape of its capillary leaves.] (Bot.) An umbelliferous herb ({Meum Athamanticum}) having finely divided leaves, common in Europe; called also {baldmoney},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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