kangaroo's paw

noun
sedgelike spring-flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Anigozanthus, ↑genus Anigozanthus

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  • kangaroo's-foot — noun sedgelike spring flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia • Syn: ↑kangaroo paw, ↑kangaroo s paw, ↑kangaroo foot plant, ↑Australian sword lily, ↑Anigozanthus manglesii • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • kangaroo-foot plant — noun sedgelike spring flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia • Syn: ↑kangaroo paw, ↑kangaroo s paw, ↑kangaroo s foot, ↑Australian sword lily, ↑Anigozanthus manglesii • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • kangaroo paw — noun sedgelike spring flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia • Syn: ↑kangaroo s paw, ↑kangaroo s foot, ↑kangaroo foot plant, ↑Australian sword lily, ↑Anigozanthus manglesii • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • kangaroo's-foot — n. A sedgelike spring flowering herb ({Anigozanthus manglesii}) of Australia, having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs. Syn: kangaroo paw, kangaroo foot plant, Australian sword lily, {Anigozanthus manglesii}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kangaroo paw — taxobox name = Kangaroo paws image caption = Anigozanthos manglesii regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Monocots unranked ordo = Commelinids ordo = Commelinales familia = Haemodoraceae|Kangaroo paw is a common name… …   Wikipedia

  • kangaroo-paw — /kæŋgəˈru pɔ / (say kangguh rooh paw) noun 1. any of several plants of the western Australian genus Anigozanthos, having an inflorescence bearing a resemblance to the paw of a kangaroo, especially A. manglesii, red and green kangaroo paw, the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • kangaroo — n. a plant eating marsupial of the genus Macropus, native to Australia and New Guinea, with a long tail and strongly developed hind quarters enabling it to travel by jumping. Phrases and idioms: kangaroo closure Brit. Parl. a closure involving… …   Useful english dictionary

  • kangaroo paw — noun Any of various perennial flowering plants of the family Haemodoraceae, endemic to the south west of Western Australia …   Wiktionary

  • kangaroo paw — noun an Australian plant with strap like leaves and tubular flowers with woolly outer surfaces. [Genera Anigozanthos and Macropidia: several species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • evergreen kangaroo-paw — gelsvasis ožūnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Hemodorinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Anigozanthos flavidus), paplitęs Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Anigozanthos flavidus angl. evergreen kangaroo paw; tall kangaroo paw šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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