a variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, having large firm green leaves: staple cooked green vegetable in Australia and New Zealand
noun 1. any North American shrub or small tree belonging to the genus Halesia, of the storax family, having toothed leaves and drooping white, bell-shaped flowers. noun 1. any of various deciduous trees of the styracaceous genus Halesia, esp H. carolina, of North America and China, having white bell-shaped flowers Also called snowdrop tree
- Silver belly
noun 1. (NZ) a freshwater eel
noun, plural silverberries. 1. a shrub, Elaeagnus commutata (or E. argentea), of north-central North America, having silvery leaves and flowers and silvery, drupelike edible fruit.
- Silver birch
noun 1. a betulaceous tree, Betula pendula, of N temperate regions of the Old World, having silvery-white peeling bark See also birch (sense 1)