any of various plants having leaves that tend to lie in a plane at right angles to the strongest light, hence usually north and south, especially Silphium laciniatum.
Also called rosinweed. a tall plant, Silphium laciniatum, of central North America, that has yellow flowers and lower leaves that tend to align themselves at right angles to the strongest light, esp in a north-south plane: family Asteraceae (composites)
any of several similar plants
[kom-nee-nuh s] /kɒmˈni nəs/ noun 1. a dynasty of Byzantine emperors that ruled at Constantinople, 1057?–1185, and at Trebizond in Asia Minor, 1204–1461?. /kɒmˈniːnəs/ noun 1. an important Byzantine family from which the imperial dynasties of Constantinople (1057–59; 1081–1185) and Trebizond (1204–1461) derived
[kuh-myoo-choo-uh l] /kəˈmyu tʃu əl/ adjective, Archaic. 1. ; reciprocal.
[kom-ee] /ˈkɒm i/ noun, plural commies, adjective (often initial capital letter) Informal: Disparaging and Offensive. 1. . [kom-ee] /ˈkɒm i/ noun, adjective, (often initial capital letter) Informal: Disparaging and Offensive. 1. . /ˈkɒmɪ/ noun, adjective (pl) -mies 1. short for communist adjective : Commy plot/ Commie rhetoric noun A Communist (1930s+) communist
noun 1. an income tax imposed by a locality on those who work within its boundaries but reside elsewhere.