fuller's teasel
noun Date: 15th century teasel 1a

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  • fuller’s teasel — ilgagalvis karšulis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Karšulinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Dipsacus sativus), kilęs iš Viduržemio jūros regiono. atitikmenys: lot. Dipsacus sativus angl. card s thistle; fuller’s teasel; Indian teasel vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • fuller's teasel — noun similar to the common teasel and similarly used; widespread in Europe and North Africa and western Asia; naturalized in United States • Syn: ↑Dipsacus sativus • Hypernyms: ↑teasel, ↑teazel, ↑teasle …   Useful english dictionary

  • fuller's teasel — /fʊləz ˈtizəl/ (say fooluhz teezuhl) noun a teasel, Dipsacus fullonum, of which the dried heads were used for raising the nap on cloth …   Australian English dictionary

  • Fuller's earth — Fuller Full er, n. [AS. fullere, fr. L. fullo. See {Full}, v. t.] One whose occupation is to full cloth. [1913 Webster] {Fuller s earth}, a variety of clay, used in scouring and cleansing cloth, to imbibe grease. {Fuller s herb} (Bot.), the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fuller's herb — Fuller Full er, n. [AS. fullere, fr. L. fullo. See {Full}, v. t.] One whose occupation is to full cloth. [1913 Webster] {Fuller s earth}, a variety of clay, used in scouring and cleansing cloth, to imbibe grease. {Fuller s herb} (Bot.), the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fuller's thistle — Fuller Full er, n. [AS. fullere, fr. L. fullo. See {Full}, v. t.] One whose occupation is to full cloth. [1913 Webster] {Fuller s earth}, a variety of clay, used in scouring and cleansing cloth, to imbibe grease. {Fuller s herb} (Bot.), the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fuller's weed — Fuller Full er, n. [AS. fullere, fr. L. fullo. See {Full}, v. t.] One whose occupation is to full cloth. [1913 Webster] {Fuller s earth}, a variety of clay, used in scouring and cleansing cloth, to imbibe grease. {Fuller s herb} (Bot.), the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fuller's card — noun Etymology: fuller s (poss. of fuller) (I) + card : wild teasel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fuller's thistle — Thistle This tle, n. [OE. thistil, AS. [thorn]istel; akin to D. & G. distel, OHG. distila, distil, Icel. [thorn]istill, Sw. tistel, Dan. tidsel; of uncertain origin.] (Bot.) Any one of several prickly composite plants, especially those of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fuller's-thistle — n.; (also fuller s weed) Teasel (Dipsacus fullonum) …   New dictionary of synonyms

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