silversword

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n silversword low-growing plant found only in volcanic craters on Hawaii having rosettes of narrow pointed silver-green leaves and clusters of profuse red-purple flowers on a tall stem
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n silversword Same as ahinahina.
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Usage

In literature:

At the court of King Silversword, Freyo was welcomed with much honor and ceremony.
"The Green Forest Fairy Book" by Loretta Ellen Brady
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In news:

Chaminade has long been the gracious host - more gracious than the Silverswords would like - of the EA Sports Maui Invitational.
Illini deny Silverswords' bid for back-to-back upsets.
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