Definitions starting with W

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n. 1. [from its plumage] the white-crowned pigeon, Columba leucocephala: 1972 (Paterson 83). = WILD PIGEON (Black)

2. [DJE idem, "with clumps of small flowers forming whitish 'heads'"] a plant, Parthenium hysterophorus: 1889 (Gardner 388). = POUND-CAKE BUSH 1, WILD WORMWOOD

3. a tree, Eugenia burifolia: 1905 (Shattuck 237).

Tags: animal, bird, noun, plant, tree

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Last update: 2010-11-08 01:29
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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