horse's tail
donkey's tail donkey's tail n. a Mexican plant ({Sedum morganianum}) bearing small rose-colored flowers; called also {burro's tail}, {horse's tail}, and {lamb's tail}. --RHUD [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • horse's tail. — See burro s tail. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • horse's tail. — See burro s tail. [1870 75] …   Useful english dictionary

  • mare's-tail — /mairz tayl /, n. 1. a long narrow cirrus cloud whose flowing appearance somewhat resembles a horse s tail. 2. an erect, aquatic, Old World plant, Hippuris vulgaris, having crowded whorls of narrow, hairlike leaves. [1755 65] * * * mare sˈ tail… …   Useful english dictionary

  • burro's tail — donkey s tail donkey s tail n. a Mexican plant ({Sedum morganianum}) bearing small rose colored flowers; called also {burro s tail}, {horse s tail}, and {lamb s tail}. RHUD [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • donkey's tail — n. a Mexican plant ({Sedum morganianum}) bearing small rose colored flowers; called also {burro s tail}, {horse s tail}, and {lamb s tail}. RHUD [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lamb's tail — donkey s tail donkey s tail n. a Mexican plant ({Sedum morganianum}) bearing small rose colored flowers; called also {burro s tail}, {horse s tail}, and {lamb s tail}. RHUD [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mare's-tail — n. 1. A long streaky cloud, spreading out like a horse s tail, and believed to indicate rain; a cirrus cloud. See {Cloud}. [1913 Webster] Mackerel sky and mare s tails Make tall ships carry low sails. Old Rhyme. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) An aquat …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burro's tail — a succulent Mexican plant, Sedum morganianum, of the stonecrop family, bearing small, rose colored flowers and long, hanging, nearly cylindrical stems with closely packed whitish green leaves. Also called donkey s tail, horse s tail, lamb s tail …   Universalium

  • mare's-tail — /mairz tayl /, n. 1. a long narrow cirrus cloud whose flowing appearance somewhat resembles a horse s tail. 2. an erect, aquatic, Old World plant, Hippuris vulgaris, having crowded whorls of narrow, hairlike leaves. [1755 65] * * * ▪ plant… …   Universalium

  • burro's tail — a succulent Mexican plant, Sedum morganianum, of the stonecrop family, bearing small, rose colored flowers and long, hanging, nearly cylindrical stems with closely packed whitish green leaves. Also called donkey s tail, horse s tail, lamb s tail …   Useful english dictionary

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