Definitions starting with W

ID #3492

wild

[cf. OED, of a plant: not cultivated] adj. (in plant names) applied to species resembling but not identical with the species that rightfully bears the name. See the following entries. cf.  BASTARD

Tags: adjective, plant

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Last update: 2010-11-24 01:42
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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