Huntsman's cup
Huntsman Hunts"man, n.; pl. {Huntsmen}. 1. One who hunts, or who practices hunting. [1913 Webster]

2. The person whose office it is to manage the chase or to look after the hounds. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

{Huntsman's cup} (Bot.), the sidesaddle flower, or common American pitcher plant ({Sarracenia purpurea}). [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • huntsman's cup — Sidesaddle Side sad dle, n. A saddle for women, in which the rider sits with both feet on one side of the animal mounted. [1913 Webster] {Sidesaddle flower} (Bot.), a plant with hollow leaves and curiously shaped flowers; called also {huntsman s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • huntsman's-cup — purpurinė saracėnija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Saracėnijinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Sarracenia purpurea), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Sarracenia purpurea angl. common pitcherplant; huntsman s cup; Northern pitcher …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • huntsman's cup — noun perennial bog herb having dark red flowers and decumbent broadly winged pitchers forming a rosette; of northeastern North America and naturalized in Europe especially Ireland • Syn: ↑common pitcher plant, ↑huntsman s cups, ↑Sarracenia… …   Useful english dictionary

  • huntsman's-cup — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun (plural huntsman s cups) : pitcher plant a * * * /hunts meuhnz kup /, n. a common pitcher plant, Sarracenia purpurea. [1840 50] …   Useful english dictionary

  • huntsman's cup — /hʌntsmənz ˈkʌp/ (say huntsmuhnz kup) noun a plant of the genus Sarracenia, especially S. purpurea, the pitcher plant, which grows in boggy areas …   Australian English dictionary

  • huntsman's-cup — /hunts meuhnz kup /, n. a common pitcher plant, Sarracenia purpurea. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • huntsman's cups — noun perennial bog herb having dark red flowers and decumbent broadly winged pitchers forming a rosette; of northeastern North America and naturalized in Europe especially Ireland • Syn: ↑common pitcher plant, ↑huntsman s cup, ↑Sarracenia… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Huntsman — Hunts man, n.; pl. {Huntsmen}. 1. One who hunts, or who practices hunting. [1913 Webster] 2. The person whose office it is to manage the chase or to look after the hounds. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] {Huntsman s cup} (Bot.), the sidesaddle flower …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Huntsmen — Huntsman Hunts man, n.; pl. {Huntsmen}. 1. One who hunts, or who practices hunting. [1913 Webster] 2. The person whose office it is to manage the chase or to look after the hounds. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] {Huntsman s cup} (Bot.), the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sarracenia purpurea — Huntsman Hunts man, n.; pl. {Huntsmen}. 1. One who hunts, or who practices hunting. [1913 Webster] 2. The person whose office it is to manage the chase or to look after the hounds. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] {Huntsman s cup} (Bot.), the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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