any plant of the genus Sparganium, having ribbony leaves and bearing burlike fruit.
The Moths of the British Isles, First Series Richard South
The Song of Songs Hermann Sudermann
a marsh plant of the genus Sparganium, having narrow leaves, round clusters of small green flowers, and round prickly fruit: family Sparganiaceae
a hole or tunnel in the ground made by a rabbit, fox, or similar animal for habitation and refuge. a place of retreat; shelter or refuge. to make a hole or passage in, into, or under something. to lodge in a burrow. to hide. to proceed by or as if by digging. to put a […]
Anatomy, Zoology. a pouch, sac, or vesicle, especially a sac containing synovia, to facilitate motion, as between a tendon and a bone. a city in NW Turkey in Asia: a former capital of the Ottoman Empire. Historical Examples The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity George. S. Huntington The Letters of Cicero, Volume […]
a stickseed, Lappula echinata, introduced into North America from Europe.
to break, break open, or fly apart with sudden violence: The bitter cold caused the pipes to burst. to issue forth suddenly and forcibly, as from confinement or through an obstacle: Oil burst to the surface. He burst through the doorway. to give sudden expression to or as if to emotion: to burst into applause; […]