Cat’s-ear



Also called gosmore. any of several Old World composite plants of the genus Hypochaeris, having leaves in a rosette at the base and dandelionlike yellow or white flowers, especially H. radicata, naturalized as a weed in the western U.S.
any western American plant of the genus Calochortus, of the lily family, as C. coeruleus or C. elegans, having white or bluish bell-shaped flowers.
noun
any of various European plants of the genus Hypochoeris, esp H. radicata, having dandelion-like heads of yellow flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Catenate

    to link together; form into a connected series: catenated cells. Historical Examples catenate: with longitudinal connected elevations like links in a chain. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith verb (biology) to arrange or be arranged in a series of chains or rings adjective another word for catenulate

  • Catechin

    a water-soluble, astringent yellow compound, C 15 H 14 O 6 , found in gambier, used chiefly in tanning and dyeing. Contemporary Examples Apples contain an anti-inflammatory flavonoid called quercetin, while red wine contains the flavonoid catechin. 10 Power Food Combos Divya Gugnani March 17, 2010 Historical Examples It contains 60 % of tanning matter […]



  • Catenation

    the act or process of catenating. Chemistry. the linking of identical atoms to form chainlike molecules. Historical Examples It implies a regular co-ordination of ideas, a catenation of reflections, in which circumstances are linked with each other. Curiosities of Medical Experience J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen

  • Cat’s-eye

    any of certain gems having a chatoyant luster, especially chrysoberyl. a playing marble marked with eyelike concentric circles. noun any of a group of gemstones, esp a greenish-yellow variety of chrysoberyl, that reflect a streak of light when cut in a rounded unfaceted shape Also called ataata. a grazing marine gastropod, Turbo smaragdus, of New […]



Disclaimer: Cat's-ear definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.