satinpod

noun
southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver-white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Lunaria, ↑genus Lunaria

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: satin (II) + pod

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/sat"n pod'/, n.
either of two European plants belonging to the genus Lunaria, of the mustard family, L. annua or L. rediviva, cultivated for their shiny flowers and large, round, flat, satiny pods.
[SATIN + POD1]

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  • satinpod — /sat n pod /, n. either of two European plants belonging to the genus Lunaria, of the mustard family, L. annua or L. rediviva, cultivated for their shiny flowers and large, round, flat, satiny pods. [SATIN + POD1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lunaria — noun small genus of European herbs: honesty • Syn: ↑genus Lunaria • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cruciferae, ↑family Cruciferae, ↑Brassicaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Lunaria — noun small genus of European herbs: honesty • Syn: ↑Lunaria • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cruciferae, ↑family Cruciferae, ↑Brassicaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lunaria annua — noun southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration • Syn: ↑honesty, ↑silver dollar, ↑money plant, ↑satin flower, ↑satinpod • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • money plant — noun southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration • Syn: ↑honesty, ↑silver dollar, ↑satin flower, ↑satinpod, ↑Lunaria annua • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • satin flower — noun southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration • Syn: ↑honesty, ↑silver dollar, ↑money plant, ↑satinpod, ↑Lunaria annua • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • silver dollar — noun 1. a dollar made of silver (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑cartwheel • Hypernyms: ↑dollar 2. southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hon|es|ty — «ON uh stee», noun. 1. honest behavior; honest nature; honest quality: »To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education (John Ruskin). SYNONYM(S): truthfulness. 2. freedom from deceit or fraud; straightforwardness. 3. a… …   Useful english dictionary

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