a composite plant, Achillea ptarmica, of Europe, the powdered leaves of which cause sneezing.
a Eurasian plant, Achillea ptarmica, having daisy-like flowers and long grey-green leaves, which cause sneezing when powdered: family Asteraceae (composites) See also yarrow
verb (used without object), sneezed, sneezing. 1. to emit air or breath suddenly, forcibly, and audibly through the nose and mouth by involuntary, spasmodic action. noun 2. an act or sound of sneezing. Verb phrases 3. sneeze at, Informal. to treat with contempt; scorn: $50,000 is nothing to sneeze at. verb 1. (intransitive) to expel […]
noun 1. flourished c2920 b.c, Egyptian ruler of the 4th dynasty.
noun 1. a short piece of nylon, gut, or the like, by which a fishhook is attached to a line. adjective, Chiefly Scot. 1. active; lively: a snell lad. 2. witty: a snell remark. 3. severe: snell weather. noun 1. Peter (George) born 1938, New Zealand distance runner. adjective 1. (Scot) biting; bitter; sharp noun […]
- Snellen chart
Snellen chart Snel·len chart (sněl’ən) n. A chart for testing visual acuity, usually consisting of letters, numbers, or pictures printed in lines of decreasing size which a patient is asked to read or identify at a fixed distance.