beardtongue
noun Date: 1821 penstemon

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • beardtongue — ☆ beardtongue [bird′tuŋ΄ ] n. [so named from the bearded, tonguelike stamen] PENSTEMON …   English World dictionary

  • beardtongue — /beard tung /, n. any plant belonging to the genus Penstemon, of the figwort family. [1815 25, Amer.; BEARD + TONGUE] * * * …   Universalium

  • beardtongue — beard·tongue …   English syllables

  • beardtongue — beard•tongue [[t]ˈbɪərdˌtʌŋ[/t]] n. pln penstemon • Etymology: 1815–25, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • beardtongue — …   Useful english dictionary

  • hairy beardtongue — plaukuotasis penstemonas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bervidinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Penstemon hirsutus), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Penstemon hirsutus angl. hairy beardtongue; northeastern beardtongue… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • northeastern beardtongue — plaukuotasis penstemonas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bervidinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Penstemon hirsutus), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Penstemon hirsutus angl. hairy beardtongue; northeastern beardtongue… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • alpine beardtongue — noun : a common Rocky mountain perennial herb (Pentstemon ellipticus) with a partly woody stem and violet purple flowers …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue beardtongue — noun : a Rocky Mountain pentstemon (Pentstemon virens)having bluish foliage and deep blue flowers with conspicuous yellow bearded sterile stamens …   Useful english dictionary

  • smooth beardtongue — noun : a commonly cultivated perennial herb (Pentstemon laevigatus) with showy slightly irregular tubular purple flowers …   Useful english dictionary

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