any of various plants of the genus Ajuga, having usually blue flowers and often cultivated as a ground cover.
In the Pyrenees, according to Bentham, the flowers of ajuga iva are constantly deprived of their corolla.
Vegetable Teratology Maxwell T. Masters
In the ajuga there were 4000 pesos of gold belonging to the admiral, each peso being worth eight shillings.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. III Robert Kerr
ajuga Chamæpitys mimics Euphorbia Cyparissias, with which it often grows, and which is protected by its acrid juice.
The Beauties of Nature Sir John Lubbock
a Soviet-designed, gas-operated, clip-fed assault rifle with a caliber of 7.62 millimeters, used for automatic or semiautomatic fire. Contemporary Examples With literal fidelity, the band members perform with an AK-47 and a bazooka strapped onto their shoulders. Are Narcocorrido Mexican Drug Ballads Really That Bad? Jimmy So November 23, 2013 They stuck an AK-47 against […]
Alaska (approved especially for use with zip code). . Contemporary Examples And just last month the AK Party pulled off its biggest election victory ever, polling close to 50 percent of the vote. Turkey’s Headless Military Owen Matthews July 29, 2011 Fairbanks, AK Over the past 50 years, Alaska has warmed more than twice as […]
. a seaport in SW Jordan, at the N end of the Gulf of Aqaba. Gulf of, an arm of the Red Sea, between Saudi Arabia and Egypt. 100 miles (160 km) long. Historical Examples Before this force could reach Taba that place had been seized by the Turkish commandant at Akaba. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th […]
a Hawaiian shrub or climber, Rubus macraei, bearing a large, red, edible raspberry. Historical Examples The akala of which the pa-u had been made lay where it was left, took root and grew into a large vine. Legends of Gods and Ghosts (Hawaiian Mythology) W. D. (William Drake) Westervelt