Awl snail



any tiny, usually white land snail of the family Subulinidae, some introduced species being pests of hothouse flowers.

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    a small, stemless aquatic plant, Subularia aquatica, of the mustard family, having slender, sharp-pointed leaves and minute white flowers. noun a small stemless aquatic plant, Subularia aquatica, of the N hemisphere, having slender sharp-pointed leaves and minute, often submerged, white flowers: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)

  • Awless

    aweless. displaying no awe; unawed. not to be awed; fearless. rude; impertinent.



  • Awn

    a bristlelike appendage of a plant, especially on the glumes of grasses. such appendages collectively, as those forming the beard of wheat, barley, etc. any similar bristle. Historical Examples The fourth glume is narrow linear, hyaline with two very fine lobes at the apex with an awn between, 7/16 inch long. A Handbook of Some […]

  • Awned

    a bristlelike appendage of a plant, especially on the glumes of grasses. such appendages collectively, as those forming the beard of wheat, barley, etc. any similar bristle. Historical Examples The reader is probably acquainted with the Fescue Grass, with its awned flowers arranged in one-sided panicles. The Sea Shore William S. Furneaux Agropyrum repens is […]



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