Briza minor
Quaking Quak"ing, a. & n. from {Quake}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Quaking aspen} (Bot.), an American species of poplar ({Populus tremuloides}), the leaves of which tremble in the lightest breeze. It much resembles the European aspen. See {Aspen}.

{Quaking bog}, a bog of forming peat so saturated with water that it shakes when trodden upon.

{Quaking grass}. (Bot.) (a) One of several grasses of the genus {Briza}, having slender-stalked and pendulous ovate spikelets, which quake and rattle in the wind. {Briza maxima} is the large quaking grass; {Briza media} and {Briza minor} are the smaller kinds. (b) Rattlesnake grass ({Glyceria Canadensis}). [1913 Webster]


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  • Briza minor — mažoji ašarėlė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Briza minor), paplitęs Viduržemio pajūrio srityje. atitikmenys: lot. Briza minor angl. lesser quaking grass; little quaking grass pranc. petite amourette; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Briza minor — mažosios ašarėlės statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Briza minor angl. lesser quaking grass; little quaking grass; shiverygrass vok. kleine Zittergras rus. трясунка малая ryšiai: žiūrėk – mažoji ašarėlė …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Briza minor — ID 11281 Symbol Key BRMI2 Common Name little quakinggrass Family Poaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, LA, MD, MS, NC, NJ, NM, NY …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Briza minor L. — Symbol BRMI2 Common Name little quakinggrass Botanical Family Poaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Briza — (género Briza, formado por la Briza maxima, Briza media y Briza minor) f. Se aplica a distintas especies de *plantas gramíneas buenas para pasto, especialmente para el ganado lanar, y que se cultivan también como adorno. * * * briza1. (De or. inc …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Briza — Taxobox name = Briza image width = 200px image caption = Briza maxima regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Poales familia = Poaceae genus = Briza genus authority = L. subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = See… …   Wikipedia

  • Briza maxima — Quaking Quak ing, a. & n. from {Quake}, v. [1913 Webster] {Quaking aspen} (Bot.), an American species of poplar ({Populus tremuloides}), the leaves of which tremble in the lightest breeze. It much resembles the European aspen. See {Aspen}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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