Virginia stock
Virginia Vir*gin"i*a, n. One of the States of the United States of America. -- a. Of or pertaining to the State of Virginia. [1913 Webster]

{Virginia cowslip} (Bot.), the American lungwort ({Mertensia Virginica}).

{Virginia creeper} (Bot.), a common ornamental North American woody vine ({Ampelopsis quinquefolia}), climbing extensively by means of tendrils; -- called also {woodbine}, and {American ivy}. [U. S.]

{Virginia fence}. See {Worm fence}, under {Fence}.

{Virginia nightingale} (Zo["o]l.), the cardinal bird. See under {Cardinal}.

{Virginia quail} (Zo["o]l.), the bobwhite.

{Virginia reel}, an old English contradance; -- so called in the United States. --Bartlett.

{Virginia stock}. (Bot.) See {Mahon stock}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Virginia stock — mahon stock ma*hon stock (Bot.) An annual cruciferous plant with reddish purple or white flowers ({Malcolmia maritima}). It is called in England {Virginia stock}, but the plant comes from the Mediterranean. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Virginia stock — pajūrinė malkolmija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bastutinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Malcolmia maritima), paplitęs pietų Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Malcolmia maritima angl. Virginia stock šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Virginia stock — noun erect branching herb cultivated for its loose racemes of fragrant white or pink or red or lilac flowers; native to sands and sea cliffs of southwestern Greece and southern Albania • Syn: ↑Virginian stock, ↑Malcolmia maritima • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Virginia stock — a plant, Malcolmia maritima, of the mustard family, native to the Mediterranean region, having oblong leaves on a weak, often reclining stem and reddish or white flowers. * * * …   Universalium

  • Virginia stock — /vədʒɪniə ˈstɒk/ (say vuhjineeuh stok) noun a commonly cultivated annual, Malcolmia maritima, native to the Mediterranean region …   Australian English dictionary

  • Virginia — Vir*gin i*a, n. One of the States of the United States of America. a. Of or pertaining to the State of Virginia. [1913 Webster] {Virginia cowslip} (Bot.), the American lungwort ({Mertensia Virginica}). {Virginia creeper} (Bot.), a common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Virginia cowslip — Virginia Vir*gin i*a, n. One of the States of the United States of America. a. Of or pertaining to the State of Virginia. [1913 Webster] {Virginia cowslip} (Bot.), the American lungwort ({Mertensia Virginica}). {Virginia creeper} (Bot.), a common …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Virginia creeper — Virginia Vir*gin i*a, n. One of the States of the United States of America. a. Of or pertaining to the State of Virginia. [1913 Webster] {Virginia cowslip} (Bot.), the American lungwort ({Mertensia Virginica}). {Virginia creeper} (Bot.), a common …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Virginia fence — Virginia Vir*gin i*a, n. One of the States of the United States of America. a. Of or pertaining to the State of Virginia. [1913 Webster] {Virginia cowslip} (Bot.), the American lungwort ({Mertensia Virginica}). {Virginia creeper} (Bot.), a common …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Virginia nightingale — Virginia Vir*gin i*a, n. One of the States of the United States of America. a. Of or pertaining to the State of Virginia. [1913 Webster] {Virginia cowslip} (Bot.), the American lungwort ({Mertensia Virginica}). {Virginia creeper} (Bot.), a common …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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