Bishop's cap
Bishop's cap Bish"op's cap` (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Mitella}; miterwort. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

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  • bishop's-cap — ☆ bishop s cap [bish′əps kap΄] n. any of a genus (Mitella) of small woodland plants of the saxifrage family, with two lobed seedcases shaped like a bishop s hat …   English World dictionary

  • bishop's cap — noun any of various rhizomatous perennial herbs of the genus Mitella having a capsule resembling a bishop s miter • Syn: ↑miterwort, ↑mitrewort • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑fairy cup, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bishop's-cap — taškuotasis žvaigždinas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kaktusinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Astrophytum myriostigma), paplitęs Meksikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Astrophytum myriostigma angl. bishop s cap; bishop s hat; bishop s miter cactus …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bishop's-cap — raginis žvaigždinas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kaktusinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Astrophytum capricorne), paplitęs Meksikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Astrophytum capricorne angl. bishop s cap; bishop s hat; goat s horn šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bishop's-cap — bish·op s cap …   English syllables

  • bishop's-cap — /bish euhps kap /, n. miterwort (def. 1). [1830 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • bishop's-cap — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun (plural bishops caps) Etymology: so called from the shape of the seedpod 1. : miterwort 2. : star cactus * * * /bish euhps kap /, n. miterwort (def. 1). [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bishop's cap cactus — ▪ plant       (Astrophytum myriostigma), species of cactus, family Cactaceae, native to Texas and central Mexico, with four or five distinct ribs that increase to eight or more with age. Otherwise spineless and globose, becoming cylindroid, it is …   Universalium

  • five-point bishop's cap — noun small plant with leaves in a basal cluster and tiny greenish flowers in slender racemes; northwestern North America to California and Colorado • Syn: ↑Mitella pentandra • Hypernyms: ↑miterwort, ↑mitrewort, ↑bishop s cap • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bishop's-hat — taškuotasis žvaigždinas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kaktusinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Astrophytum myriostigma), paplitęs Meksikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Astrophytum myriostigma angl. bishop s cap; bishop s hat; bishop s miter cactus …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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