pussley
noun Etymology: by alteration Date: 1833 purslane

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pussley — ☆ pussley or pussly [pus′lē ] n. PURSLANE * * * puss·ley (pŭsʹlē) n. Purslane.   [Alteration of pursley, alteration of purslane.] * * * …   Universalium

  • pussley — ☆ pussley or pussly [pus′lē ] n. PURSLANE …   English World dictionary

  • pussley — puss·ley …   English syllables

  • pussley — noun weedy trailing mat forming herb with bright yellow flowers cultivated for its edible mildly acid leaves eaten raw or cooked especially in Indian and Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine; cosmopolitan • Syn: ↑common purslane, ↑pussly, ↑verdolagas …   Useful english dictionary

  • chinese pussley — noun see chinese pulsey …   Useful english dictionary

  • pussly — noun weedy trailing mat forming herb with bright yellow flowers cultivated for its edible mildly acid leaves eaten raw or cooked especially in Indian and Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine; cosmopolitan • Syn: ↑common purslane, ↑pussley,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pusley — noun see pussley * * * pusle, pusley see pucelle, pussley …   Useful english dictionary

  • pus|ley — «PUHS lee», noun. = pussley. (Cf. ↑pussley) …   Useful english dictionary

  • puss|ly — «PUHS lee», noun, plural lies. = pussley. (Cf. ↑pussley) …   Useful english dictionary

  • common purslane — noun weedy trailing mat forming herb with bright yellow flowers cultivated for its edible mildly acid leaves eaten raw or cooked especially in Indian and Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine; cosmopolitan • Syn: ↑pussley, ↑pussly, ↑verdolagas,… …   Useful english dictionary

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