field vole
Meadow Mead"ow, a. Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. ``Fat meadow ground.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the Vocabulary. [1913 Webster]

{Meadow beauty}. (Bot.) Same as {Deergrass}.

{Meadow foxtail} (Bot.), a valuable pasture grass ({Alopecurus pratensis}) resembling timothy, but with softer spikes.

{Meadow hay}, a coarse grass, or true sedge, growing in uncultivated swamp or river meadow; -- used as fodder or bedding for cattle, packing for ice, etc. [Local, U. S.]

{Meadow hen}. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The American bittern. See {Stake-driver}. (b) The American coot ({Fulica}). (c) The clapper rail.

{Meadow mouse} (Zo["o]l.), any mouse of the genus {Arvicola}, as the common American species {Arvicola riparia}; -- called also {field mouse}, and {field vole}.

{Meadow mussel} (Zo["o]l.), an American ribbed mussel ({Modiola plicatula}), very abundant in salt marshes.

{Meadow ore} (Min.), bog-iron ore, a kind of limonite.

{Meadow parsnip}. (Bot.) See under {Parsnip}.

{Meadow pink}. (Bot.) See under {Pink}.

{Meadow pipit} (Zo["o]l.), a small singing bird of the genus {Anthus}, as {Anthus pratensis}, of Europe.

{Meadow rue} (Bot.), a delicate early plant, of the genus {Thalictrum}, having compound leaves and numerous white flowers. There are many species.

{Meadow saffron}. (Bot.) See under {Saffron}.

{Meadow sage}. (Bot.) See under {Sage}.

{Meadow saxifrage} (Bot.), an umbelliferous plant of Europe ({Silaus pratensis}), somewhat resembling fennel.

{Meadow snipe} (Zo["o]l.), the common or jack snipe. [1913 Webster]


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  • Field vole — Field Field (f[=e]ld), n. [OE. feld, fild, AS. feld; akin to D. veld, G. feld, Sw. f[ a]lt, Dan. felt, Icel. fold field of grass, AS. folde earth, land, ground, OS. folda.] 1. Cleared land; land suitable for tillage or pasture; cultivated ground; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • field vole — pievinis pelėnas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Microtus agrestis angl. common European field vole; common field mouse; field vole; highland grass mouse; northern grass mouse; short tailed field… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • field vole — paprastasis pelėnas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Microtus arvalis angl. common vole; field vole; orney vole; Quernsey vole vok. Feldmaus; gemeine Feldmaus; Wühlmaus rus. обыкновенная полёвка; серая …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • field vole — noun A species of vole, Microtus agrestis …   Wiktionary

  • field vole — noun : a small European vole (Microtus agrestis) often troublesome in grainfields …   Useful english dictionary

  • field-vole — A species of field mouse (Microtus montebelloi), normal host of Leptospira hebdomadis, the cause of a type of leptospirosis resembling infectious mononucleosis …   Medical dictionary

  • field vole — either of two species of Microtus, vectors of leptospirosis …   Medical dictionary

  • common European field vole — pievinis pelėnas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Microtus agrestis angl. common European field vole; common field mouse; field vole; highland grass mouse; northern grass mouse; short tailed field… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • short-tailed field vole — pievinis pelėnas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Microtus agrestis angl. common European field vole; common field mouse; field vole; highland grass mouse; northern grass mouse; short tailed field… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

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