Anigozanthus manglesii
kangaroo's-foot kangaroo's-foot n. A sedgelike spring-flowering herb ({Anigozanthus manglesii}) of Australia, having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs.

Syn: kangaroo paw, kangaroo-foot plant, Australian sword lily, {Anigozanthus manglesii}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Anigozanthus manglesii — kangaroo s foot kangaroo s foot n. A sedgelike spring flowering herb ({Anigozanthus manglesii}) of Australia, having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs. Syn: kangaroo paw, kangaroo foot plant, Australian sword lily, {Anigozanthus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anigozanthus manglesii — noun sedgelike spring flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia • Syn: ↑kangaroo paw, ↑kangaroo s paw, ↑kangaroo s foot, ↑kangaroo foot plant, ↑Australian sword lily • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anigozanthus — noun genus of monocotyledonous plants with curious woolly flowers on sturdy stems above a fan of sword shaped leaves; includes kangaroo s paw and Australian sword lily; sometimes placed in family Amaryllidaceae • Syn: ↑genus Anigozanthus •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Anigozanthus — noun genus of monocotyledonous plants with curious woolly flowers on sturdy stems above a fan of sword shaped leaves; includes kangaroo s paw and Australian sword lily; sometimes placed in family Amaryllidaceae • Syn: ↑Anigozanthus • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • kangaroo's-foot — n. A sedgelike spring flowering herb ({Anigozanthus manglesii}) of Australia, having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs. Syn: kangaroo paw, kangaroo foot plant, Australian sword lily, {Anigozanthus manglesii}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Australian sword lily — noun sedgelike spring flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia • Syn: ↑kangaroo paw, ↑kangaroo s paw, ↑kangaroo s foot, ↑kangaroo foot plant, ↑Anigozanthus manglesii • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • kangaroo paw — noun sedgelike spring flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia • Syn: ↑kangaroo s paw, ↑kangaroo s foot, ↑kangaroo foot plant, ↑Australian sword lily, ↑Anigozanthus manglesii • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • kangaroo's paw — noun sedgelike spring flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia • Syn: ↑kangaroo paw, ↑kangaroo s foot, ↑kangaroo foot plant, ↑Australian sword lily, ↑Anigozanthus manglesii • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • kangaroo's-foot — noun sedgelike spring flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia • Syn: ↑kangaroo paw, ↑kangaroo s paw, ↑kangaroo foot plant, ↑Australian sword lily, ↑Anigozanthus manglesii • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • kangaroo-foot plant — noun sedgelike spring flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia • Syn: ↑kangaroo paw, ↑kangaroo s paw, ↑kangaroo s foot, ↑Australian sword lily, ↑Anigozanthus manglesii • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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