a fern, Cystopteris fragilis, of rocky, wooded areas throughout North America, having grayish-green fronds and brittle stalks.
glass of a deep green or amber color. Historical Examples The Lighthouse R.M. Ballantyne The Yellow Fairy Book Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang The White Man’s Foot Grant Allen The Ghost Girl H. De Vere Stacpoole The Yellow Fairy Book Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris Reminiscences of Glass-making Deming Jarves noun […]
See under gourd (def 1). the hard-shelled fruit of any of various plants, especially those of Lagenaria siceraria (white-flowered gourd or bottle gourd) whose dried shell is used for bowls and other utensils, and Cucurbita pepo (yellow-flowered gourd) used ornamentally. Compare gourd family. a plant bearing such a fruit. a dried and excavated gourd shell […]
a deep green. Historical Examples The Land of Lost Toys Juliana Horatia Ewing The Phantom Violin Roy J. Snell Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, May 2, 1917 Various Gypsy Flight Roy J. Snell Atlantis Gerhart Hauptmann Last Words Juliana Horatia Ewing The Land of Lost Toys Juliana Horatia Ewing Birds in Flight W. […]