Flower-fence
Flower-fence Flow"er-fence`, n. (Bot.) A tropical leguminous bush ({Poinciana pulcherrima}, or {C[ae]salpinia, pulcherrima}) with prickly branches, and showy yellow or red flowers; -- so named from its having been sometimes used for hedges in the West Indies. --Baird. [1913 Webster]

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  • flower-fence — puošnioji cezalpinija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cezalpinijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Caesalpinia pulcherrima). atitikmenys: lot. Caesalpinia pulcherrima angl. Barbados flower fence; Barbados pride; dwarf… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • flower fence — noun : pride of barbados * * * flower fence, a leguminous, tropical shrub having large, showy, orange or red flowers, sometimes used for hedges …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flower fence — Caesalpinia (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • Barbados flower-fence — puošnioji cezalpinija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cezalpinijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Caesalpinia pulcherrima). atitikmenys: lot. Caesalpinia pulcherrima angl. Barbados flower fence; Barbados pride; dwarf… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • peacock flower fence — noun East Indian tree with racemes of yellow white flowers; cultivated as an ornamental • Syn: ↑coralwood, ↑coral wood, ↑red sandalwood, ↑Barbados pride, ↑Adenanthera pavonina • Hypernyms: ↑tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • barbados flower fence — noun Usage: usually capitalized B : any of several tropical shrubs or small trees used for hedges: as a. : pride of barbados b. : brasiletto c. : jerusalem t …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flower child — or Flower Children usually someone born between 1940 and 1955 originated as a synonym for hippie, especially those who gathered in San Francisco and environs during the summer of 1967, which was called the Summer of Love . It was the custom of… …   Wikipedia

  • paradise-flower — puošnioji cezalpinija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cezalpinijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Caesalpinia pulcherrima). atitikmenys: lot. Caesalpinia pulcherrima angl. Barbados flower fence; Barbados pride; dwarf… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Caesalpinia pulcherrima — Flower fence Flow er fence , n. (Bot.) A tropical leguminous bush ({Poinciana pulcherrima}, or {C[ae]salpinia, pulcherrima}) with prickly branches, and showy yellow or red flowers; so named from its having been sometimes used for hedges in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Poinciana pulcherrima — Flower fence Flow er fence , n. (Bot.) A tropical leguminous bush ({Poinciana pulcherrima}, or {C[ae]salpinia, pulcherrima}) with prickly branches, and showy yellow or red flowers; so named from its having been sometimes used for hedges in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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