Allegheny spurge
noun Etymology: Allegheny Mountains, U.S.A. Date: circa 1936 a low herb or subshrub (Pachysandra procumbens) of the box family widely grown as a ground cover

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  • Allegheny-spurge — gulsčioji mietveinė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Buksmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Pachysandra procumbens), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pachysandra procumbens angl. Allegheny pachysandra; Allegheny spurge… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Allegheny spurge — noun low semi evergreen perennial herb having small spikes of white or pinkish flowers; native to southern United States but grown elsewhere • Syn: ↑Allegheny mountain spurge, ↑Pachysandra procumbens • Hypernyms: ↑pachysandra * * * noun or …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allegheny spurge — Al′leghe′ny spurge′ n. pln a low, shrubby evergreen plant, Pachysandra procumbens, of the family Buxaceae, native to the southeastern U.S., and having spikes of white or purplish flowers • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • Allegheny spurge — a low, shrubby evergreen plant, Pachysandra procumbens, having spikes of white or purplish flowers, native to the southeastern U.S. and widely cultivated as a ground cover. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • Allegheny mountain spurge — noun low semi evergreen perennial herb having small spikes of white or pinkish flowers; native to southern United States but grown elsewhere • Syn: ↑Allegheny spurge, ↑Pachysandra procumbens • Hypernyms: ↑pachysandra * * * noun see allegheny… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allegheny pachysandra — gulsčioji mietveinė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Buksmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Pachysandra procumbens), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pachysandra procumbens angl. Allegheny pachysandra; Allegheny spurge… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Japanese spurge — noun slow growing Japanese evergreen subshrub having terminal spikes of white flowers; grown as a ground cover • Syn: ↑Pachysandra terminalis • Hypernyms: ↑pachysandra * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized J : a low Japanese herb or subshrub… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alleghenyspurge — Allegheny spurge n. A perennial herb (Pachysandra procumbens), native to the southeast United States and sometimes grown as an ornamental or ground cover for its usually mottled leaves.   [After the Allegheny Mountains.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pachysandra procumbens — ID 58742 Symbol Key PAPR7 Common Name Allegheny spurge Family Buxaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MS, NC, PA, SC, TN Growth Habit Subshrub, Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • pachysandra — noun any plant of the genus Pachysandra; low growing evergreen herbs or subshrubs having dentate leaves and used as ground cover • Hypernyms: ↑subshrub, ↑suffrutex • Hyponyms: ↑Allegheny spurge, ↑Allegheny mountain spurge, ↑Pachysandra procumbens …   Useful english dictionary

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