pearly everlasting

pearly everlasting
noun Date: 1857 an everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea) that has herbage covered with white woolly hairs and corymbose heads with white scarious involucres

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  • pearly everlasting — perlamutrinis šlamainis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Anaphalis margaritacea), paplitęs rytų ir pietų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Anaphalis margaritacea angl. pearly everlasting šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • pearly everlasting — noun an American everlasting having foliage with soft wooly hairs and corymbose heads with pearly white bracts • Syn: ↑cottonweed, ↑Anaphalis margaritacea • Hypernyms: ↑everlasting, ↑everlasting flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Anaphalis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pearly everlasting — (also pearl everlasting) noun an ornamental North American plant with grey green foliage and pearly white flower heads. [Anaphalis margaritacea.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Everlasting — Ev er*last ing, n. 1. Eternal duration, past or future; eternity. [1913 Webster] From everlasting to everlasting, thou art God. Ps. xc. 2. [1913 Webster] 2. (With the definite article) The Eternal Being; God. [1913 Webster] 3. (Bot.) A plant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • everlasting flower — noun any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color • Syn: ↑everlasting • Hypernyms: ↑composite, ↑composite plant • Hyponyms: ↑pink and white everlasting, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • everlasting — everlastingly, adv. everlastingness, n. /ev euhr las ting, lah sting/, adj. 1. lasting forever; eternal: everlasting future life. 2. lasting or continuing for an indefinitely long time: the everlasting hills. 3. incessant; constantly recurring:… …   Universalium

  • everlasting — I. adjective Date: 13th century 1. lasting or enduring through all time ; eternal 2. a. (1) continuing for a long time or indefinitely (2) having or being flowers or foliage that retain form or color for a long time when dried b. tediously… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • life everlasting — noun 1. : life 4b 2. a. : everlasting 3 b. : pearly everlasting c. : orpine …   Useful english dictionary

  • pearl everlasting — noun variant of pearly everlasting …   English new terms dictionary

  • large-flowered everlasting — noun : pearly everlasting …   Useful english dictionary

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