Queen Anne's lace
noun Date: 1895 a widely naturalized Eurasian biennial herb (Daucus carota) which has a whitish acrid taproot and flat lacelike clusters of tiny white flowers and from which the cultivated carrot originated — called also wild carrot

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  • Queen Anne's lace — Queen′ Anne s′ lace′ n. pln a plant, Daucus carota, the wild form of the carrot, having broad umbels of white flowers Also called wild carrot • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • Queen Anne's lace — ☆ Queen Anne s lace n. WILD CARROT …   English World dictionary

  • Queen Anne's lace — noun a widely naturalized Eurasian herb with finely cut foliage and white compound umbels of small white or yellowish flowers and thin yellowish roots • Syn: ↑wild carrot, ↑Daucus carota • Hypernyms: ↑wildflower, ↑wild flower • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Queen Anne's-lace — paprastoji morka statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos daržovinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis kultūrinis nuodingas augalas (Daucus carota), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (dažikliai,… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Queen Anne's lace — a plant, Daucus carota, the wild form of the cultivated carrot, having broad umbels of white flowers. Also called wild carrot. [1890 95] * * * or wild carrot Bristly biennial (Daucus carota) of the parsley family, native to Eurasia but now found… …   Universalium

  • Queen Anne's lace — noun A flowering plant, species Daucus carota, especially the flowering part of the plant. Syn: carrot …   Wiktionary

  • Queen Anne's lace — noun cow parsley …   English new terms dictionary

  • Queen Anne's lace — noun an umbelliferous plant, Daucus carota, with large lacy umbels of minute, white flowers, the central one usually dark purple; wild carrot …   Australian English dictionary

  • Queen Anne — may refer to: NOTOC Reigning monarchs* Anne of Great Britain (1665–1714), Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland; after 1707 Queen of Great Britain * Anna of Russia (1693–1740), better known as Anna Ivanovna, Empress of RussiaQueens consort* Anne …   Wikipedia

  • queen's-lace — paprastoji morka statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos daržovinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis kultūrinis nuodingas augalas (Daucus carota), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (dažikliai,… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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