aquilege
aquilege aquilege n. 1. a plant of the genus Aquilegia having irregular showy spurred flowers; N temperate regions esp. mountains.

Syn: columbine, aquilegia [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Aquilēge — (lat. Aquilex, »Wasserspürer«), Quellenfinder, d.h. eine Person, die unterirdische Quellen und Wasserläufe zu entdecken weiß (vgl. Quelle) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • aquilège — ⇒AQUILÈGE, subst. masc. ANTIQ. ROMAINE, vieilli. Sourcier : • ... les fulgurateurs observaient les éclairs et les aquilèges observaient le brouillard. HUGO, Les Travailleurs de la mer, 1866, p. 132. Rem. GUÉRIN 1892 retient comme vedette le nomin …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • aquilege — aq·ui·lege …   English syllables

  • aquilege — noun a plant of the genus Aquilegia having irregular showy spurred flowers; north temperate regions especially mountains • Syn: ↑columbine, ↑aquilegia • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Hyponyms: ↑meeting house, ↑honeysuckle …   Useful english dictionary

  • aquilegia — n. 1. a plant of the genus Aquilegia having irregular showy spurred flowers; N temperate regions esp. mountains. Syn: columbine, aquilege [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fulgural — ● fulgural, fulgurale, fulguraux adjectif (latin fulguralis, de fulgur, uris, foudre) Se dit d une méthode de divination que les Étrusques et les Romains pratiquaient par l observation de la foudre. ⇒FULGURAL, ALE, AUX, adj. ANTIQ. ROMAINE. Qui… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • AQUA — I. AQUA Vide infra Daphne. II. AQUA ab Dorico αἰκὸς, h. e. aequus sive levis, Voss. Orat. Institut. l. 4. c. 6. Etsi nec absurde Caes. Scaliger in Theophr. de Plant. L. 1. ubi et Graecos sic appellâsse antiquitus, colligit ex nomine ᾿αχελῶος. Ob… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Aquilegia caerulea — noun columbine of the Rocky Mountains having long spurred blue flowers • Syn: ↑blue columbine, ↑Aquilegia scopulorum calcarea • Hypernyms: ↑columbine, ↑aquilegia, ↑aquilege • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aquilegia canadensis — noun columbine of eastern North America having long spurred red flowers • Syn: ↑meeting house, ↑honeysuckle • Hypernyms: ↑columbine, ↑aquilegia, ↑aquilege • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Aquilegi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aquilegia scopulorum calcarea — noun columbine of the Rocky Mountains having long spurred blue flowers • Syn: ↑blue columbine, ↑Aquilegia caerulea • Hypernyms: ↑columbine, ↑aquilegia, ↑aquilege • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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