mouse-ear chickweed
noun Date: 1731 any of several hairy chickweeds (genus Cerastium and especially C. fontanum)

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  • Mouse-ear chickweed — Mouse ear Mouse ear , n. (Bot.) (a) The forget me not ({Myosotis palustris}) and other species of the same genus. (b) A European species of hawkweed ({Hieracium Pilosella}). [1913 Webster] {Mouse ear chickweed}, a name of two common species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mouse-ear chickweed — noun any of various plants related to the common chickweed • Syn: ↑mouse eared chickweed, ↑mouse ear, ↑clammy chickweed, ↑chickweed • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Hypon …   Useful english dictionary

  • mouse-ear chickweed — glažutė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gvazdikinių (Caryophyllaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Cerastium). atitikmenys: lot. Cerastium angl. cerastium; mouse ear chickweed vok. Hornkraut rus. ясколка lenk. kościeniec; rogownica …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • mouse-ear chickweed — any of several weedy plants belonging to the genus Cerastium, of the pink family, as C. vulgatum, having small, hairy leaves and tiny, white flowers. [1725 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • mouse eared chickweed — noun any of various plants related to the common chickweed • Syn: ↑mouse ear chickweed, ↑mouse ear, ↑clammy chickweed, ↑chickweed • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • mouse-eared chickweed — noun see mouse ear chickweed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mouse-ear — n. (Bot.) (a) The forget me not ({Myosotis palustris}) and other species of the same genus. (b) A European species of hawkweed ({Hieracium Pilosella}). [1913 Webster] {Mouse ear chickweed}, a name of two common species of chickweed ({Cerastium v …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mouse-ear cress — Mouse ear Mouse ear , n. (Bot.) (a) The forget me not ({Myosotis palustris}) and other species of the same genus. (b) A European species of hawkweed ({Hieracium Pilosella}). [1913 Webster] {Mouse ear chickweed}, a name of two common species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mouse ear — noun 1. any of various plants related to the common chickweed • Syn: ↑mouse ear chickweed, ↑mouse eared chickweed, ↑clammy chickweed, ↑chickweed • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • mouse-ear — /ˈmaʊs ɪə/ (say mows ear) noun any of various plants with small hairy leaves, as mouse ear chickweed, Cerastium glomeratum …   Australian English dictionary

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