bear-grass

  • 1 bear grass — bear′ grass or bear′grass n. 1) pln a tall W North American plant, Xerophyllum tenax, of the lily family, having grasslike foliage 2) pln any of several plants of the agave family, having linear, grasslike leaves, as those of the genera Nolina… …

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  • 2 bear grass — 1. Also called elk grass. a tall, western North American plant, Xerophyllum tenax, of the lily family, having narrow leaves and a dense, broad cluster of tiny white flowers. 2. any of several other plants having linear, grasslike leaves, as those …

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  • 3 bear grass — noun 1. yucca of southern United States having a clump of basal grasslike leaves and a central stalk with a terminal raceme of small whitish flowers • Syn: ↑Yucca smalliana • Hypernyms: ↑yucca 2. yucca of west central United States having a clump …

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  • 4 bear grass — pluoštinė juka statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agavinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Yucca filamentosa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Yucca filamentosa angl. Adams needle; bear grass; bear grass; needle palm;… …

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  • 5 bear-grass — pluoštinė juka statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agavinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Yucca filamentosa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Yucca filamentosa angl. Adams needle; bear grass; bear grass; needle palm;… …

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  • 6 bear grass — Yucca Yuc ca, n. [NL., from Yuca, its name in St. Domingo.] (Bot.) A genus of American liliaceous, sometimes arborescent, plants having long, pointed, and often rigid, leaves at the top of a more or less woody stem, and bearing a large panicle of …

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  • 7 bear grass — melsvalapė nolina statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Nolininių šeimos augalas (Nolina interrata), paplitęs Kalifornijoje ir Meksikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Nolina interrata angl. bear grass; Dehesa beargrass isp. dehesa nolina šaltinis… …

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  • 8 bear grass — noun Date: 1750 any of several plants (genera Yucca, Nolina, or Xerophyllum) of the lily or agave families chiefly of the southern and western United States with foliage resembling coarse blades of grass …

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  • 9 bear grass —    See sacaton …

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  • 10 bear-grass — n. Yucca, Adam s needle, Spanish bayonet …

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  • 11 Bear Grass, North Carolina — Infobox Settlement official name = Beargrass, North Carolina settlement type = Town nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image |pushpin pushpin label position =left pushpin map caption =Location within the state of North Carolina… …

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  • 12 bear — bear1 /bair/, v., bore or (Archaic) bare; borne or born; bearing. v.t. 1. to hold up; support: to bear the weight of the roof. 2. to hold or remain firm under (a load): The roof will not bear the strain of his weight. 3. to bring forth ( …

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  • 13 grass — grassless, adj. grasslike, adj. grassward, grasswards, adv. adj. /gras, grahs/, n. 1. any plant of the family Gramineae, having jointed stems, sheathing leaves, and seedlike grains. Cf. grass family. 2. such plants collectively, as when… …

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  • 14 Grass — /grahs/; Ger. /grddahs/, n. Günter (Wilhelm) /goon teuhr wil helm/; Ger. /gyuun teuhrdd vil helm/, born 1927, German novelist, poet, and playwright. * * * I Any of many low, green, nonwoody plants that make up the families Poaceae (or Gramineae) …

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  • 15 Bear Behaving Badly — Nev And Barney Format Children s programme Starring Barney Harwood Bella Emberg Ross Mullan …

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  • 16 Bear Rocks Nature Preserve — Bear Rocks Preserve is a widely recognized symbol of West Virginia wilderness that is among the most frequently photographed places in West Virginia. It is a well known landmark on the eastern edge of the plateau that includes the Dolly Sods… …

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  • 17 Bear River High School — Infobox high school imagesize = 348 x 284 caption = Bear River High School from the front name= Bear River High School established = type = Public High School principal = Jim Nieto number of staff = 64 average class size = 27 32 grades = 9 12… …

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  • 18 Bear Island (Norway) — Infobox Islands name = Bear Island image caption = Bear Island is located north of mainland Norway, in the south of the native name = Bjørnøya native name link = Norwegian language nickname = location = Barents Sea coordinates =… …

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  • 19 Bear River massacre — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Bear River caption= partof=the American Civil War (Indian Wars) date=January 29, 1863 place=southeastern Washington Territory (present day Franklin County, Idaho) result=U.S. victory (massacre)… …

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  • 20 grass of Parnassus —       (Parnassia), any of about 15 species of low perennial herbs, in the family Parnassiaceae, distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere. The plants grow in tufts and bear white, greenish white, or yellow flowers. Five sterile stamens… …

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