any member of the crustacean order Anostraca, characterized by an elongate trunk with more than 20 segments and the absence of a carapace, typically found swimming ventral side up in fresh water.
any small freshwater branchiopod crustacean of the genera Chirocephalus, Artemia, etc, having a transparent body with many appendages and habitually swimming on its back: order Anostraca
noun 1. any of numerous mushrooms of meadows and open woods, especially the well-known Marasmius oreades, that spread in rings originating from mycelial growth: formerly supposed to mark the paths laid by dancing fairies. noun 1. a ring of dark luxuriant vegetation in grassy ground corresponding to the edge of an underground fungal mycelium: popularly […]
noun 1. a tender primrose, Primula malacoides, of China, having hairy leaves and small, pink or lilac-colored flowers.
- Fall apart at the seams
verb phrase To be or become spoiled or ruined: marriage falling apart at the seams (1965+)
- Fall asleep
Go to sleep; also, cease paying attention. For example, As soon as the lights were dimmed he fell asleep , or His lectures are so dull that I fall asleep . The literal usage, which uses the verb fall in the sense of “succumb,” dates from about 1300; the figurative is several centuries newer. Also […]