alfilaria

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n alfilaria European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Alfilaria (Bot) The pin grass (Erodium cicutarium), a weed in California.
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Usage

In literature:

The horses scampered down the flat to search out alfilaria.
"The Mountains" by Stewart Edward White
The horses scampered down the flat to search out alfilaria.
"The California Birthday Book" by Various
The cow was mooing reproachfully in a cropped circle of musky alfilaria behind the shed.
"Stories of the Foot-hills" by Margaret Collier Graham
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