kitten-tails
kitten-tails \kitten-tails\ n. a plant of the genus {Besseya} having fluffy spikes of flowers. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • kitten-tails — noun a plant of the genus Besseya having fluffy spikes of flowers • Hypernyms: ↑wildflower, ↑wild flower • Hyponyms: ↑Alpine besseya, ↑Besseya alpina • Member Holonyms: ↑Besseya, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Cat o' nine tails — cat cat (k[a^]t), n. [AS. cat; akin to D. & Dan. kat, Sw. katt, Icel. k[ o]ttr, G. katze, kater, Ir. cat, W. cath, Armor. kaz, LL. catus, Bisc. catua, NGr. ga ta, ga tos, Russ. & Pol. kot, Turk. kedi, Ar. qitt; of unknown origin. Cf. {Kitten}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Besseya bullii — ID 9902 Symbol Key BEBU Common Name Bull s coraldrops Family Scrophulariaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Carleton College Cowling Arboretum — (also referred to as the Arb) consists of approximately 880 acres (360 hectares) of land adjacent to Carleton College. It was created under the leadership of President Donald J. Cowling and Professor Harvey E. Stork in the 1920s. Professor Stork… …   Wikipedia

  • flower — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. bloom, blossom, posy; elite, elect, best, pick; ornament. See vegetable, goodness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A bloom] Syn. blossom, bud, floret, posy, pompon, efflorescence, spike, spray, cluster, head,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Alpine besseya — noun small pale plant with dense spikes of pale bluish violet flowers; of high cold meadows from Wyoming and Utah to New Mexico • Syn: ↑Besseya alpina • Hypernyms: ↑kitten tails …   Useful english dictionary

  • Besseya — noun genus of North American spring wildflowers • Syn: ↑genus Besseya • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scrophulariaceae, ↑family Scrophulariaceae, ↑figwort family, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Besseya alpina — noun small pale plant with dense spikes of pale bluish violet flowers; of high cold meadows from Wyoming and Utah to New Mexico • Syn: ↑Alpine besseya • Hypernyms: ↑kitten tails …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Besseya — noun genus of North American spring wildflowers • Syn: ↑Besseya • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scrophulariaceae, ↑family Scrophulariaceae, ↑figwort family, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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