wild celery
Tape Tape, n. [AS. t[ae]ppe a fillet. Cf. {Tapestry}, {Tippet}.] 1. A narrow fillet or band of cotton or linen; a narrow woven fabric used for strings and the like; as, curtains tied with tape. [1913 Webster]

2. A tapeline; also, a metallic ribbon so marked as to serve as a tapeline; as, a steel tape. [1913 Webster]

{Red tape}. See under {Red}.

{Tape grass} (Bot.), a plant ({Vallisneria spiralis}) with long ribbonlike leaves, growing in fresh or brackish water; -- called also {fresh-water eelgrass}, and, in Maryland, {wild celery}.

{Tape needle}. See {Bodkin}, n., 4. [1913 Webster]


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  • Wild celery — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wild celery — valisnerija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šeima. Vandenplūkiniai – Hydrocharitaceae Juss. atitikmenys: lot. Vallisneria angl. tape grass; wild celery vok. Vallisnerie; Wasserschraube rus. валлиснерия lenk. nurzaniec; walisneria …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • wild celery — noun 1. herb of Europe and temperate Asia • Syn: ↑Apium graveolens • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Apium, ↑genus Apium 2. submerged aquatic plant wit …   Useful english dictionary

  • wild celery — noun Date: 1874 tape grass …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wild celery. — See tape grass. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • wild celery. — See tape grass. [1850 55] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Celery — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Wild — Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wild allspice — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wild balsam apple — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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