a saltwort, Salsola kali tenuifolia, that has narrow, spinelike leaves, a troublesome weed in the central and western U.S.
noun 1. See under Turkestan. noun 1. a vast region in W and central Asia, E of the Caspian Sea: includes territory in the S central part of Xinjiang province in China (Eastern Turkestan or Chinese Turkestan) a strip of N Afghanistan, and the area (Russian Turkestan) comprising the republics of Kazakhstan, Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan), Tadzhikistan […]
noun 1. borzoi. Russian wolfhound noun 1. a less common name for borzoi
noun 1. a zone in Germany controlled by the Soviet Union 1945–89. Russian Zone noun 1. another name for the Soviet Zone
verb (used with object), Russified, Russifying. 1. Russianize (defs 1, 2). verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. (transitive) to cause to become Russian in character