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hard-head

n. 1. a fish, Chriodorus atherinoides: 1905 (Shattuck 300). (Eleu., White)

2. a variety of sponge: 1928 (Curry 66). (Gen.)

3. a medicinal plant: 1889 Phyllanthus angustifolius ... Hard-head bush (Gardner 405). 1905 folius ... Hard-head bush (Gardner 405). 1905 P. epiphyllanthus (Shattuck 207). 1920 Xylophyla epiphyllanthus (Britton 220). cf. ROCK BUSH (Black)

Tags: animal, bush medicine, fish, noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-10-29 16:26
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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