friar's-cowls
friar's-cowl friar's-cowl, friar's-cowls friar's-cowls . (Bot.) A tuberous perennial ({Arisarum vulgare}) having a cowl-shaped maroon or violet-black spathe; -- found in the Mediterranean, Canaries, and Azores.

Syn: friars' cowl, {Arisarum vulgare}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • friar's-cowl — friar s cowl, friar s cowls friar s cowls . (Bot.) A tuberous perennial ({Arisarum vulgare}) having a cowl shaped maroon or violet black spathe; found in the Mediterranean, Canaries, and Azores. Syn: friars cowl, {Arisarum vulgare}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • friar's-cowl — noun tuberous perennial having a cowl shaped maroon or violet black spathe; Mediterranean; Canaries; Azores • Syn: ↑Arisarum vulgare • Hypernyms: ↑arum, ↑aroid • Member Holonyms: ↑Arisarum, ↑genus Arisarum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arisarum vulgare — friar s cowl friar s cowl, friar s cowls friar s cowls . (Bot.) A tuberous perennial ({Arisarum vulgare}) having a cowl shaped maroon or violet black spathe; found in the Mediterranean, Canaries, and Azores. Syn: friars cowl, {Arisarum vulgare}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arisarum vulgare — friar s cowl friar s cowl, friar s cowls friar s cowls . (Bot.) A tuberous perennial ({Arisarum vulgare}) having a cowl shaped maroon or violet black spathe; found in the Mediterranean, Canaries, and Azores. Syn: friars cowl, {Arisarum vulgare}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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