a fern of the genus ophioglossum, having one or sometimes two sterile leaves and a fruiting spike.
any of several american dogtooth violets.
any of several terrestrial ferns of the genus ophioglossum, esp o. vulgatum, that grow in the n hemisphere and have a spore-bearing body that sticks out like a spike from the leaf: family ophioglossaceae
another name for dogtooth violet
noun the greater st-tchwort see st-tchwort
julian (“cannonball”) 1928–75, american jazz saxophonist. historical examples most people found adderley out sooner or later, but i had detected the man’s true nature from the very beginning. tales of chinatown sax rohmer by the bye tell me what are a mr. adderley and a miss adderley to her? miss eden’s letters emily eden was […]
addi ornament, (luke 3:28), the son of cosam, and father of melchi, one of the progenitors of christ.
a person who is to an activity, habit, or substance: a drug addict. to cause to become physiologically or psychologically dependent on an substance, as alcohol or a narcotic. to habituate or abandon (oneself) to something compulsively or obsessively: a writer addicted to the use of high-flown language; children addicted to video games. contemporary examples […]
producing or tending to cause : an addictive drug. more than normally susceptible to : an addictive personality. adjective of, relating to, or causing addiction adj. 1815, a word in chemistry and medicine; 1939 in the narcotics sense, from addict (v.) + -ive. related: addictively; addictiveness.