[flee-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈfliˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/
a European plantain, Plantago psyllium, having seeds that are used in medicine.
any of various plants of the genus Senecio, esp S. integrifolius, a European species with yellow daisy-like flowers and rosettes of downy leaves: family Asteraceae (composites)
a Eurasian plantain, Plantago psyllium (or P. indica), whose seeds resemble fleas and were formerly used as a flea repellent
another name for ploughman’s spikenard
- Flea powder
noun phrase A weakened or diluted narcotic, or a nonnarcotic substance sold as a narcotic; blank (1960s+ Narcotics)
- Flecainide acetate
flecainide acetate fle·cai·nide acetate (flĭ-kā’nīd’) n. A drug that stabilizes membranes and has local anesthetic activity, used in the treatment of ventricular arrhythmias.
[fleysh; French flesh] /fleɪʃ; French flɛʃ/ noun, plural flèches [fley-shiz; French flesh] /ˈfleɪ ʃɪz; French flɛʃ/ (Show IPA) 1. Architecture. a steeple or spire, especially one in the Gothic style, emerging from the ridge of a roof. 2. Fortification. a fieldwork consisting of two faces forming a salient angle with an open gorge. 3. Fencing. […]
[fley-shet] /fleɪˈʃɛt/ noun, plural fléchettes [fley-shets; French fley-shet] /fleɪˈʃɛts; French fleɪˈʃɛt/ (Show IPA) 1. Military. a small, dartlike metal projectile used as shrapnel in antipersonnel bombs and shells. 2. a bullet with a thin, hard metal spine, designed to tumble on impact and thus cause an incapacitating wound. /fleɪˈʃɛt/ noun 1. a steel dart or […]