Valerianella olitoria
Lamb Lamb, n. [AS. lamb; akin to D. & Dan. lam, G. & Sw. lamm, OS., Goth., & Icel. lamb.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) The young of the sheep. [1913 Webster]

2. Any person who is as innocent or gentle as a lamb. [1913 Webster]

3. A simple, unsophisticated person; in the cant of the Stock Exchange, one who ignorantly speculates and is victimized. [1913 Webster]

{Lamb of God}, {The Lamb} (Script.), the Jesus Christ, in allusion to the paschal lamb. [1913 Webster]

The twelve apostles of the Lamb. --Rev. xxi. 14. [1913 Webster]

Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. --John i. 29.

{Lamb's lettuce} (Bot.), an annual plant with small obovate leaves ({Valerianella olitoria}), often used as a salad; corn salad. [Written also {lamb lettuce}.]

{Lamb's tongue}, a carpenter's plane with a deep narrow bit, for making curved grooves. --Knight.

{Lamb's wool}. (a) The wool of a lamb. (b) Ale mixed with the pulp of roasted apples; -- probably from the resemblance of the pulp of roasted apples to lamb's wool. [Obs.] --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]


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  • Valerianella olitoria — Corn Corn, n. [AS. corn; akin to OS. korn, D. koren, G., Dan., Sw., & Icel. korn, Goth. ka[ u]rn, L. granum, Russ. zerno. Cf. {Grain}, {Kernel}.] 1. A single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain. [1913 Webster] 2. The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Valerianella olitoria — noun widely cultivated as a salad crop and pot herb; often a weed • Syn: ↑common corn salad, ↑lamb s lettuce, ↑Valerianella locusta • Hypernyms: ↑corn salad …   Useful english dictionary

  • VALERIANELLA OLITORIA POLL. - ВАЛЕРЬЯННИЦА ОВОЩНАЯ — см. 901. Однолетнее растение. V. olitoria Poll. В. овощная Hist. Pl. Palat. 1 (1776) 30. Vilmorin Andrieux (1925) 404. Bois 1 (1927) 257, ff. S у n. V. locusta (L.) Betcke (Фл. СССР 23, 1958, 663); Valeriana locusta a olitoria L.; V. olitoria …   Справочник растений

  • Valerianella olitoria (L.) Pollich — Symbol VALO Synonym Symbol VAOL2 Botanical Family Valerianaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Valerianella olitoria (L.) Pollich — Symbol VALO Synonym Symbol VAOL2 Botanical Family Valerianaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Valerianella locusta — Gewöhnlicher Feldsalat Gewöhnlicher Feldsalat (Valerianella locusta) Systematik Klasse: Drei …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Valerianella locusta —   Canónigo …   Wikipedia Español

  • valerianella — va·le·ria·nèl·la s.f. 1. TS bot.com. erba selvatica del genere Valerianella (Valerianella olitoria) che, coltivata come insalata, forma un piccolo cespo di foglie ovali, allungate, carnose e tenere, e la cui raccolta avviene in autunno e inverno… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Valerianella locusta — noun widely cultivated as a salad crop and pot herb; often a weed • Syn: ↑common corn salad, ↑lamb s lettuce, ↑Valerianella olitoria • Hypernyms: ↑corn salad …   Useful english dictionary

  • VALERIANELLA ERIOCARPA DESF. - ВАЛЕРЬЯННИЦА ИТАЛЬЯНСКАЯ, ИТАЛЬЯНСКИЙ ПОЛЕВОЙ САЛАТ — см. 901. Однолетнее растение. V. eriocarpa Desf. В. итальянская, Итальянский полевой салат Journ. Bot. 2 (1809) 314, Т. 11, f. Hegi VI, 1 (1913 1918) 263, f. 145. Bois (1927) 259. S у n. Valerianella campanulata Bivona; Fedia eriocarpa, F.… …   Справочник растений

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