[brak-tee-ohs] /ˈbræk tiˌoʊs/ (Show IPA). Botany. having bracts.
a thin coin, struck only on one face, the pattern of which shows through on the reverse face.
(of a plant) having bracts
(archaeol) a fine decorated dish or plate of precious metal
a small or secondary bract, as on a pedicel. Historical Examples The Elements of Botany Asa Gray noun a secondary bract subtending a flower within an inflorescence Also called ‘bractlet bracteole (brāk’tē-ōl’) A small bract.
a slender wire nail having either a small, deep head or a projection to one side of the head end. to fasten with brads. a male given name. Contemporary Examples 21 Best Celebrity Self-Parodies in Honor of ‘This is the End’ Marlow Stern June 10, 2013 After Sandy, the American Red Cross Collects Both Criticism […]
Ray (Douglas) 1920–2012, U.S. science-fiction writer. Contemporary Examples Inside Author Ray Bradbury’s FBI File: Was He a Communist Sympathizer? Clark Merrefield August 27, 2012 Great New Reads The Daily Beast October 30, 2010 Ray Bradbury, Dead at 91, Taught Generations of Readers How to Dream Malcolm Jones June 5, 2012 Great New Reads The Daily […]