Castilleia

noun
genus of western North and South American perennials often partially parasitic on roots of grasses
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Meronyms: ↑Indian paintbrush, ↑painted cup

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  • Castilleĭa — (C. Mut. L.), Pflanzengattung, nach einem spanischen Botaniker Castillejo benannt, zur Familie der Serophularineae Rhinantheae, 2. Ordn. der 14. Kl. L. Arten: C. fissifolia u. C. integrifolia, in Neu Granada; C. coronopifolia, Strauch mit schönen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • castilleia — cas·til·le·ia …   English syllables

  • Castilleia coccinea — Painted Paint ed, a. 1. Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors. [1913 Webster] As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. (Nat. Hist.) Marked with bright colors; as, the painted turtle; painted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genus Castilleia — noun genus of western North and South American perennials often partially parasitic on roots of grasses • Syn: ↑Castilleja, ↑genus Castilleja, ↑Castilleia • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scrophulariaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chrysemys picta — Painted Paint ed, a. 1. Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors. [1913 Webster] As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. (Nat. Hist.) Marked with bright colors; as, the painted turtle; painted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Painted — Paint ed, a. 1. Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors. [1913 Webster] As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. (Nat. Hist.) Marked with bright colors; as, the painted turtle; painted bunting. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Painted beauty — Painted Paint ed, a. 1. Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors. [1913 Webster] As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. (Nat. Hist.) Marked with bright colors; as, the painted turtle; painted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Painted cup — Painted Paint ed, a. 1. Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors. [1913 Webster] As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. (Nat. Hist.) Marked with bright colors; as, the painted turtle; painted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Painted finch — Painted Paint ed, a. 1. Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors. [1913 Webster] As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. (Nat. Hist.) Marked with bright colors; as, the painted turtle; painted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Painted lady — Painted Paint ed, a. 1. Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors. [1913 Webster] As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. (Nat. Hist.) Marked with bright colors; as, the painted turtle; painted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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