Lady's comb
Lady's comb La"dy's comb", (Bot.) An umbelliferous plant ({Scandix Pecten-Veneris}), its clusters of long slender fruits remotely resembling a comb. [1913 Webster]

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  • lady's-comb — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun (plural lady s combs) Etymology: intended as translation of Latin pecten Veneris, literally, Venus comb : a European herb (Scandix pectenveneris) with slender pointed fruits …   Useful english dictionary

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  • lady's looking-glass — Venus Ve nus, n. [L. Venus, eris, the goddess of love, the planet Venus.] 1. (Class. Myth.) The goddess of beauty and love, that is, beauty or love deified. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) One of the planets, the second in order from the sun, its orbit …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Venus's comb — Venus Ve nus, n. [L. Venus, eris, the goddess of love, the planet Venus.] 1. (Class. Myth.) The goddess of beauty and love, that is, beauty or love deified. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) One of the planets, the second in order from the sun, its orbit …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • venus's-comb — noun also venus comb (plural venus s combs) Usage: usually capitalized V 1. : lady s comb 2. : a marine snail (Murex tenuispina) having a long tubular canal with a row of long slender spines along both of its borders and rows of similar spines on …   Useful english dictionary

  • comb-brush — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a brush that is designed for cleaning combs 2. obsolete : a lady s maid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lady Lovely Locks — was a toyline produced by Mattel in the mid 1980s. It was later adapted into a syndicated animated television series by DiC in 1987. However, only 20 episodes were produced in all. [http://ladylovelylocks.org/node/250 Lady Lovely Locks and The… …   Wikipedia

  • Venus's basin — Venus Ve nus, n. [L. Venus, eris, the goddess of love, the planet Venus.] 1. (Class. Myth.) The goddess of beauty and love, that is, beauty or love deified. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) One of the planets, the second in order from the sun, its orbit …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Venus's basket — Venus Ve nus, n. [L. Venus, eris, the goddess of love, the planet Venus.] 1. (Class. Myth.) The goddess of beauty and love, that is, beauty or love deified. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) One of the planets, the second in order from the sun, its orbit …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Venus's bath — Venus Ve nus, n. [L. Venus, eris, the goddess of love, the planet Venus.] 1. (Class. Myth.) The goddess of beauty and love, that is, beauty or love deified. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) One of the planets, the second in order from the sun, its orbit …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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