(colour) of a yellow colour, like that of the flower.
the edible starchy yellow tubers of the taro plant
A palm tree, Phoenix dactylifera, whose fruit is the date.
The plant Atropa belladonna, a perennial shrub of the nightshade family that contains high concentrations of the alkaloid atropine which can be deadly if taken in excess.
adjective ((compar): more delicious, (superl): most delicious)
Pleasing to taste; tasty.
Small brambles of the genus Rubus which have stems that trail along the ground.
The purple to black berries of these plants.
(botany) A genus of about 300 species of flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae, including carnations, pinks, and sweet william.
A genus of herbaceous shrubs of the Scrophulariaceae family, including the foxglove, Digitalis purpurea.
A medical extract of Digitalis purpurea prescribed for heart failure etc.
2001: The ancient remedy , extracted from the foxglove plant, for example, acts by blocking sodium channels in heart muscle, preventing potentially dangerous overactivity. " Leslie Iversen, Drugs: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford 2001, p. 25)
A body of water between two piers or wharves.
(of a ship) Being in the harbour area.
The action of joining two items together.
The action of reducing wages.
A burdock plant, or the leaves of that plant.
(slang, also doc) A documentary or docudrama.
Part of a courtroom where accused sits.
a section of a hotel or restaurant, as in coffee dock
A male given name.
(Scots slang, also doc) the buttocks or anus.
To land at a harbour.
To join two moving items.
To reduce wages; to deduct.
To cut off a section of an animal's tail.
any of several parasitic vines, of the genus Cuscuta, having small white flowers but no leaves
(intransitive) to shake or tremble as one moves, especially as of old age or childhood; to totter
noun (wikipedia, Dog Rose)
the European wild rose having fragrant white or pink flowers and stems with sharp spines
Any of various small trees of the genus Cornus, especially the wild cornel and the flowering cornel
The wood of such trees and shrubs.
A wood or tree similar to this genus, used in different parts of the world.
A serpentine legendary creature
(Western) A gigantic beast, typically reptilian with leathery bat-like wings, lion-like claws, scaly skin and a serpent-like tail, often with fiery breath.
c.1900 " w:Edith Nesbit, Edith Nesbit, s:The Last of the Dragons, The Last of the Dragons
:But as every well-brought-up prince was expected to kill a , and rescue a princess, the dragons grew fewer and fewer till it was often quite hard for a princess to find a dragon to be rescued from.
(Eastern) A large snake-like lizard with the eyes of a hare, the horns of a stag, and the claws of a tiger
1913 " w:Sax Rohmer, Sax Rohmer, s:The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu, The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu, ch XIII
:These tapestries were magnificently figured with golden dragons; and as the serpentine bodies gleamed and shimmered in the increasing radiance, each , I thought, intertwined its glittering coils more closely with those of another.
A large reptile, especially a Komodo dragon.
The constellation Draco.
1605 " w:William Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, s:The Tragedy of King Lear, King Lear, i 2
:My father compounded with my mother vnder the Dragons taile, and my nativity was vnder Vrsa Maior.
(pejorative) An unpleasant woman; a harridan.
She"s a bit of a .
noun (s, -, pl2=duckweed)
Any of several reduced floating aquatic plants in the family Lemnaceae.
Any of several trees, genus Durio, of southeast Asia.
The spiky edible fruit of this tree.
Common English name for Trifolium repens, an important fodder plant also called white clover.