Globeflower
Globeflower Globe"flow`er, n. (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus {Trollius} ({T. Europ[ae]us}), found in the mountainous parts of Europe, and producing handsome globe-shaped flowers. (b) The American plant {Trollius laxus}. [1913 Webster]

{Japan globeflower}. See {Corchorus}. [1913 Webster]


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  • globeflower — [glōb′flou΄ər] n. 1. any of a genus (Trollius) of plants of the buttercup family, with white, orange, or yellow globe shaped flowers 2. KERRIA …   English World dictionary

  • globeflower — /glohb flow euhr/, n. any of several plants belonging to the genus Trollius, of the buttercup family, as T. laxus, of North America, having rounded, yellowish flowers. [1590 1600; GLOBE + FLOWER] * * * ▪ plant       any of about 20 species of… …   Universalium

  • globeflower — paprastasis burbulis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Trollius europaeus), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Sibire. atitikmenys: lot. Trollius europaeus angl. common globe flower; European globe flower;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • globeflower — noun Date: 1597 any of a genus (Trollius) of plants of the buttercup family usually with globose yellow or orange flowers …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • globeflower — n. type of plant with globe shaped yellow flowers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • globeflower — noun a plant of the buttercup family with globular yellow or orange flowers. [Genus Trollius.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • globeflower — globe•flow•er [[t]ˈgloʊbˌflaʊ ər[/t]] n. pln a plant of the genus Trollius, of the buttercup family, having spherical yellow flowers • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • globeflower — /ˈgloʊbflaʊə/ (say glohbflowuh) noun a plant, Trollius europaeus, of Europe, having pale yellow globe like flowers …   Australian English dictionary

  • globeflower — noun any of several plants of the genus Trollius having globose yellow flowers • Syn: ↑globe flower • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Trollius, ↑genus Trollius …   Useful english dictionary

  • Japan globeflower — Globeflower Globe flow er, n. (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus {Trollius} ({T. Europ[ae]us}), found in the mountainous parts of Europe, and producing handsome globe shaped flowers. (b) The American plant {Trollius laxus}. [1913 Webster] {Japan… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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