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Composite Plant

Definition of the noun composite plant

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noun

  1. considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers

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Google previewThe Ethnomedicine Practitioner's Desktop Lexicon

by Derek Johnson M.D.(Alt. Med)

Small flower, one of a number of individual flowers comprising the head of a composite plant. Flower constitution; A specific constitutional type in Rayid Flowering plant Fluid extracts Foetor Foliage Follicle or Emotional Iridology. Also know as ...

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

having flowers with heads made up of many small flowers: The daisy is a composite plant. 3 (of a material) made by combining more than one material to improve its properties. • composite noun something made up of different ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Biology (2007)

by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley

vascular tissue Composite plant tissue, found in angiosperms, gymnosperms and pteridophytes, that consists of xylem and vauqueline phloem. It also contains parenchyma ...

Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

composite plant with jagged leaves and a yellow flower, then a head of seeds with downy tufts. dan•der /edand/r/ n. 1 inf. ( in phrase get one's dander up) lose one's temper. 2 skin flakes in an animal's ...

Google previewDiamond Gem English Dictionary

by Dr. Baljit Singh

a common yellow flowered composite plant. dandle v.t. to fondle; to shake |a baby etc.

Google previewThe New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1882)

(Based on Mayne's Lexicon) by New Sydenham Society, Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick

A composite plant. Bracts of involucre imbricated, dry, yellow ; the flowers are yellowish and hermaphrodite; pappus hairy. Smell aromatic, taste hitter. They contain an ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

a climbing Composite plant of the tribe Eupatoriacece, affecting moist and shady situations, and having a much- branched and deep-growing root, variegated, serrate, opposite leaves, and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures (2008)

by Helaine Selin

Composite plant names are formed by adding a qualificative identifying the individual species within the vernacular genus: Limau is for citrus, limau purut is Citrus hystrix and limau nipis is Citrus aurantifolia. A qualificative may indicate the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences (1844)

by Richard Dennis Hoblyn

Common Tansy; an indigenous Composite plant, occasionally used for culinary purposes, and for making tansy tea. It contains an acid, called tanacetic acid. TANGHICIN. Tangin-camphor. The active principle of the poisonous kernel of the ...

Google previewThe Oxford Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus (2002)

by Elizabeth Jewell

small composite plant bearing white-petaled flowers. U daisy wheel disk of spokes extending radially from a hub, each ending in a character, used as a printer in word processors and typewriters. pushing up daisies sl. dead and buried.

Google previewThe Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus (2006)

by Elizabeth Jewell

small composite plant bearing white-petaled flowers, o daisy wheel disk of spokes extending radially from a hub, each ending in a character, used as a printer in word processors and typewriters. pushing up daisies si. dead and buried.

Google previewChabers 21st Century Dictionary

arnica /'ccnika/ o noun 1 a composite plant with yellow flowers, found in N temperate and arctic zones and valued for its medicinal properties.

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