noun, Baseball Informal.
a series of training games played by major-league teams before the opening of the season (so named because they take place in the citrus-growing South, as in Florida).
The association of major-league teams as they play each other in preseason training
[1937+ Baseball; fr the fact that most spring training camps are held in citrus-growing regions]
noun 1. any plant belonging to the genus Muscari, of the lily family, as M. botryoides, having globular, blue flowers resembling tiny grapes. noun 1. any of various Eurasian liliaceous plants of the genus Muscari, esp M. botryoides, with clusters of rounded blue flowers resembling tiny grapes
- Granny bond
noun 1. (in Britain) an informal name for retirement issue certificate, an index-linked savings certificate, originally available only to people over retirement age
noun 1. a hairy vine, Cissus rhombifolia, native to tropical America, having glossy trifoliate leaves and often cultivated as a houseplant. noun 1. See rhoicissus
[gran-ee] /ˈgræn i/ noun, plural grannies. 1. Informal. a grandmother. 2. an elderly woman. 3. a fussy person. 4. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. a nurse or midwife. 5. . adjective, grannier, granniest for 6. 6. of, relating to, or thought to be like a grandmother or an elderly or old-fashioned woman: granny notions about […]