Arabis Canadensis
Sickle Sic"kle, n. [OE. sikel, AS. sicol; akin to D. sikkel, G. sichel, OHG. sihhila, Dan. segel, segl, L. secula, fr. secare to cut; or perhaps from L. secula. See {Saw} a cutting instrument.] 1. A reaping instrument consisting of a steel blade curved into the form of a hook, and having a handle fitted on a tang. The sickle has one side of the blade notched, so as always to sharpen with a serrated edge. Cf. {Reaping hook}, under {Reap}. [1913 Webster]

When corn has once felt the sickle, it has no more benefit from the sunshine. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Astron.) A group of stars in the constellation Leo. See Illust. of {Leo}. [1913 Webster]

{Sickle pod} (Bot.), a kind of rock cress ({Arabis Canadensis}) having very long curved pods. [1913 Webster]

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  • Arabis canadensis — ID 4917 Symbol Key ARCA Common Name sicklepod Family Brassicaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Arabis Canadensis — noun North American rock cress having very long curved pods • Syn: ↑sicklepod • Hypernyms: ↑rock cress, ↑rockcress • Member Holonyms: ↑Arabis, ↑genus Arabis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arabis canadensis L. — Symbol ARCA Common Name sicklepod Botanical Family Brassicaceae …   Scientific plant list

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