[fur-bish] /ˈfɜr bɪʃ/
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[lous-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈlaʊsˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/
any plant belonging to the genus Pedicularis, of the figwort family, as the wood betony, formerly supposed to cause in sheep feeding on it: one species, P. furbishiae (Furbish lousewort) of parts of Maine and New Brunswick, Canada, having finely toothed leaves and a cluster of yellow flowers, is endangered and was thought to be extinct until specimens were discovered in 1946 and again in 1976.
any of various N temperate scrophulariaceous plants of the genus Pedicularis, having spikes of white, yellow, or mauve flowers See also betony (sense 3)
- Fur brigade
noun 1. (Canadian) (formerly) a convoy of canoes, horses, or dog sleighs that transported furs and other goods between trading posts and towns or factories
noun trademark for a furry electronic toy which has a vocabulary of more than 200 words and a limited ability to interact Examples Each Furby has embedded systems programming and six sensors for movement and conversation. Word Origin trademark of Tiger Electronics
/ˈfɜːkə/ noun (pl) -cae (-kiː) 1. (zoology) any forklike structure, esp in insects
furcal fur·cal (fûr’kəl) adj. Forked.