lamb's ears
noun plural but usually singular in construction Date: 1930 a widely cultivated perennial southwest Asian herb (Stachys byzantina syn. S. olympica) of the mint family having leaves covered with densely matted hairs

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  • lamb's ears — noun plural but singular in construction : a perennial hedge nettle (Stachys olympica) densely covered with whitish silky wool called also woolly hedge nettle * * * pl. lamb s ears. a hardy Middle Eastern plant, Stachys byzantina, of the mint… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lamb's ears — pl. lamb s ears. a hardy Middle Eastern plant, Stachys byzantina, of the mint family, having white, wooly leaves and small, purple flowers in dense whorls. * * * or lamb s ear Widely cultivated perennial herb (Stachys byzantina,orS. olympica) of… …   Universalium

  • lamb's-ears — vilnotoji notra statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Stachys byzantina), paplitęs Kaukaze ir Turkijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Stachys byzantina angl. lamb s ears; lamb s tails; lamb s tongue; woolly betony… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • lamb's ears — plural noun [usu. treated as sing.] a SW Asian ornamental plant of the mint family, with grey green woolly leaves. [Stachys byzantina.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • lamb's-tails — vilnotoji notra statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Stachys byzantina), paplitęs Kaukaze ir Turkijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Stachys byzantina angl. lamb s ears; lamb s tails; lamb s tongue; woolly betony… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • lamb's-tongue — vilnotoji notra statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Stachys byzantina), paplitęs Kaukaze ir Turkijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Stachys byzantina angl. lamb s ears; lamb s tails; lamb s tongue; woolly betony… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • lamb's lettuce — Corn Corn, n. [AS. corn; akin to OS. korn, D. koren, G., Dan., Sw., & Icel. korn, Goth. ka[ u]rn, L. granum, Russ. zerno. Cf. {Grain}, {Kernel}.] 1. A single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain. [1913 Webster] 2. The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • lamb — /lam/, n. 1. a young sheep. 2. the meat of a young sheep. 3. a person who is gentle, meek, innocent, etc.: Their little daughter is such a lamb. 4. a person who is easily cheated or outsmarted, esp. an inexperienced speculator. 5. the Lamb,… …   Universalium

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