chamiso
noun see chamisa

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Chamiso — pilkoji balandūnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Balandinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Atriplex canescens), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Atriplex canescens angl. Chamiso; chamiza; four wing saltbush; shadscale isp. cenizo;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • chamiso — /sheuh mee zoh, cheuh /, n., pl. chamisos. a saltbush, Atriplex canescens, of the western U.S. and Mexico, having grayish, scurfy foliage. Also, chamiza /sheuh mee zeuh, cheuh /. Also called cenizo. [1840 50; < MexSp] * * * …   Universalium

  • chamiso — cha·mi·so …   English syllables

  • chamiso — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Atriplex — Desert Holly (Atriplex hymenelytra) leaves and bracts Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Atriplex canescens —   Atriplex canescens Há …   Wikipedia Español

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  • scrubland — /skrub land /, n. land on which the natural vegetation is chiefly scrub. [1770 80, Amer.; SCRUB2 + LAND] * * * ▪ ecology Introduction also called  shrubland,  heathland,  or  chaparral,    diverse assortment of vegetation types sharing the common …   Universalium

  • chamise — [shə mi:z] (also chamiso) noun (plural chamises or chamisos) an evergreen shrub with small narrow leaves, common in the chaparral of California. [Adenostoma fasciculatum.] Origin C19: from Mex. Sp. chamiso …   English new terms dictionary

  • cenizo — (Sp. model spelled same [seníso] probably < ceniza ashes [due to the color of the plant s leaves] < Vulgar Latin *cinlsia ashes mixed with hot coals, a collective noun derived from Latin cinerem ashes )    1) Texas: 1892. A salt bush,… …   Vocabulario Vaquero

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