cat's tail

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  • Cat's-tail — Cat s tail, n. See {Timothy}, {Cat tail}, {Cirrus}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cat’s-tail — švendras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Švendrinių (Typhaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Typha). atitikmenys: lot. Typha angl. bulrush; cat’s tail; reedmace vok. Rohrkolben rus. рогоз lenk. pałka …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • cat's-tail — n. 1. (Bot.) Catkin (which see). 2. (Bot.) Timothy, timothy grass, herds grass (Phleum pretense). 3. Cirrus, mare s tail …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cat's tail — (also cattail) noun a reed mace or other plant with long thin parts suggestive of cats tails …   English new terms dictionary

  • cat's tail — /ˈkæts teɪl/ (say kats tayl) noun 1. any of the tall marsh plants of the genus Typha, with flowers in long, dense, cylindrical spikes. 2. any of certain species of the grass Koeleria; bulrush …   Australian English dictionary

  • cat's-tail — noun tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down; its long flat leaves are used for making mats and chair seats; of North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa • Syn: ↑bullrush,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cat's-tail grass — Timothy Tim o*thy, n., or Timothy grass Tim o*thy grass [From Timothy Hanson, who carried the seed from New England to Maryland about 1720.] (Bot.) A kind of grass ({Phleum pratense}) with long cylindrical spikes; called also {herd s grass}, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cat’s tail grass — motiejukas statusas T sritis augalininkystė atitikmenys: lot. Phleum angl. cat’s tail grass; timothy rus. аржанец; тимофеевка …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • cat's-tail grass — noun see cat s tail I …   Useful english dictionary

  • cat's-tail speedwell — /kats tayl / a widely cultivated Eurasian plant, Veronica spicata, of the figwort family, having blue flowers in long, spikelike clusters. * * * …   Universalium

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