a plant, Potentilla anserina, of the rose family, the leaves of which have a silvery pubescence on the underside.
any of several other plants having leaves with a silvery appearance.
a rosaceous perennial creeping plant, Potentilla anserina, with silvery pinnate leaves and yellow flowers
any of various convolvulaceous shrubs of the genus Argyreia, of SE Asia and Australia, having silvery leaves and purple flowers
noun 1. fine or decorative work executed in silver.
adjective 1. resembling silver; of a lustrous grayish-white color: the silvery moon. 2. having a clear, ringing sound like that of silver: the silvery peal of bells. 3. containing or covered with silver: silvery deposits. adjective 1. of or having the appearance of silver: the silvery moon 2. containing or covered with silver 3. having […]
noun 1. See under cinquefoil (def 1). noun 1. any of several plants belonging to the genus Potentilla, of the rose family, having yellow, red, or white five-petaled flowers, as P. reptans (creeping cinquefoil) of the Old World, or P. argentea (silvery cinquefoil) of North America. 2. Also called quinquefoil, quintefoil. Architecture. a panellike ornament […]
- Silver-y moth
noun 1. a brownish noctuid moth, Plusia gamma, having a light Y-shaped marking on each forewing; it migrates in large flocks Often shortened to silver-Y