Definitions starting with H

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(Black); hold back (White) [cf. Scots haal hold CSD; from the hooked prickles that catch and hold the passer-by] n. 1. a shrub, Mimosa bahamensis, with pink flowers and prickly pods: 1920 (Britton 162). (Black)


2. a climbing, woody vine, Pisonia aculeata: 1920 (Britton 132).= PULL-BACK

Tags: noun, plant, shrub

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Last update: 2010-10-01 22:06
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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