bish|op's-cap «BIHSH uhps KAP», noun.
a plant of the saxifrage family whose seed capsule suggests a bishop's miter; miterwort.

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  • bish — bish·a·rin; bish·op·dom; bish·oped; bish·op·ess; bish·op·less; bish·op·ric; bish·op s cap; bob·bish; club·bish; cub·bish; fur·bish; fur·bish·er; ka·shou·bish; knob·bish; mob·bish; po·la·bish; re·fur·bish·ment; rub·bish·ing; rub·bish·ly;… …   English syllables

  • bishop's-cap — bish·op s cap …   English syllables

  • op's-cap — bish·op s cap; …   English syllables

  • Bishop's cap — Bish op s cap (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Mitella}; miterwort. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bishop's-cap — /bish euhps kap /, n. miterwort (def. 1). [1830 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • bishop's-cap — ☆ bishop s cap [bish′əps kap΄] n. any of a genus (Mitella) of small woodland plants of the saxifrage family, with two lobed seedcases shaped like a bishop s hat …   English World dictionary

  • bishop's-cap — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun (plural bishops caps) Etymology: so called from the shape of the seedpod 1. : miterwort 2. : star cactus * * * /bish euhps kap /, n. miterwort (def. 1). [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bishop'scap — bish·op s cap (bĭshʹəps) n. See miterwort. * * * …   Universalium

  • a — acar·a·pis; ac·a·ri·a·sis; ac·a·ri·a·sis; ac·a·ri·na; ac·a·ri·nar·i·um; ac·a·rine; ac·a·ri·nol·o·gy; ac·a·ri·no·sis; ac·a·ro·ce·cid·i·um; ac·a·roid; ac·a·rol·o·gist; ac·a·rol·o·gy; ac·a·ro·pho·bia; ac·a·rus; acat·a·lep·sy; acat·a·lex·is;… …   English syllables

  • ness — ness·ber·ry; ness·ler·iza·tion; ness·ler·ize; ness·ler s; new·fan·gled·ness; new·ness; news·i·ness; nice·ness; nig·gard·li·ness; nig·gard·ness; nigh·ness; nip·pi·ness; no·ble·ness; nois·i·ness; non·cha·lant·ness; north·er·li·ness; north·ness;… …   English syllables

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