an epiphytic plant, Tillandsia usneoides, of the southern U.S., having narrow, grayish leaves and growing in long festoons that drape the branches of trees.
an epiphytic bromeliaceous plant, Tillandsia usneoides, growing in tropical and subtropical regions as long bluish-grey strands suspended from the branches of trees
a tropical lichen, Usnea longissima, growing as long trailing green threads from the branches of trees
noun 1. (used with a singular or plural verb) a composite plant, Bidens bipinnata, having achenes with downwardly barbed awns. 2. (used with a plural verb) the achenes themselves.
- Spanish olive
noun a young green olive that is soaked in lye then fermented in brine for 6-12 months, sold in a variety of forms Usage Note cooking
noun 1. an omelet served with a sauce of tomatoes, onions, and green peppers.
- Spanish omelette
noun 1. an omelette made by adding green peppers, onions, tomato, etc, to the eggs