rattlebox

n.
1 a rattle consisting of a box with objects inside.
2 a rickety old vehicle etc.

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noun
any of various plants of the genus Crotalaria having inflated pods within which the seeds rattle; used for pasture and green-manure crops
Syn: ↑crotalaria
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Crotalaria

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
1. : a rattle in the shape of a box
2.
a. : rattle 3a
b. : a plant of the genus Crotalaria; especially : an American annual herb (C. sagittalis) the ripe seeds of which rattle in the inflated pod
e. : seedbox 2

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Rattlebox — Rat tle*box (r[a^]t t l*b[o^]ks ), n. 1. A toy that makes a rattling sound; a rattle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) (a) An American herb ({Crotalaria sagittalis}), the seeds of which, when ripe, rattle in the inflated pod. (b) Any species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rattlebox — ☆ rattlebox [rat′ lbäks΄] n. any of a genus (Crotalaria) of plants of the pea family, having small seeds that rattle in the inflated pods when ripe * * * rat·tle·box (rătʹl bŏks ) n. Any of various plants of the genus Crotalaria, having inflated… …   Universalium

  • rattlebox — ☆ rattlebox [rat′ lbäks΄] n. any of a genus (Crotalaria) of plants of the pea family, having small seeds that rattle in the inflated pods when ripe …   English World dictionary

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  • rattlebox — bukalapis barškūnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos pluoštinis augalas (Crotalaria retusa), paplitęs Afrikoje, Azijoje ir Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Crotalaria retusa angl. devil bean; rattlebox; wedge leaf crotalaria… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • rattlebox — rat·tle·box .bäks n CROTALARIA (2) esp one (Crotalaria spectabilis) that is highly toxic to farm animals …   Medical dictionary

  • Rattlebox — Crotalaria (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • rattlebox —   Pikakani …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • salts rattlebox — blyškusis barškūnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Crotalaria pallida), paplitęs Afrikoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Crotalaria pallida angl. salts rattlebox; smooth crotalaria; smooth rattlebox;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • smooth rattlebox — blyškusis barškūnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Crotalaria pallida), paplitęs Afrikoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Crotalaria pallida angl. salts rattlebox; smooth crotalaria; smooth rattlebox;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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