fine or decorative work executed in silver.
adjective 1. resembling silver; of a lustrous grayish-white color: the silvery moon. 2. having a clear, ringing sound like that of silver: the silvery peal of bells. 3. containing or covered with silver: silvery deposits. adjective 1. of or having the appearance of silver: the silvery moon 2. containing or covered with silver 3. having […]
noun 1. See under cinquefoil (def 1). noun 1. any of several plants belonging to the genus Potentilla, of the rose family, having yellow, red, or white five-petaled flowers, as P. reptans (creeping cinquefoil) of the Old World, or P. argentea (silvery cinquefoil) of North America. 2. Also called quinquefoil, quintefoil. Architecture. a panellike ornament […]
- Silver-y moth
noun 1. a brownish noctuid moth, Plusia gamma, having a light Y-shaped marking on each forewing; it migrates in large flocks Often shortened to silver-Y
noun 1. a fern, Diplazium pycnocarpon, of eastern North America, having fronds from 20 to 30 inches (50.8 to 76.2 cm) long on yellowish-green stalks.