Definition of Velvet flower. Meaning of Velvet flower. Synonyms of Velvet flower
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Definition of Velvet flower
Velvet flowerVelvet Vel"vet, n. [OE. velouette, veluet, velwet; cf. OF.
velluau, LL. velluetum, vellutum, It. velluto, Sp. velludo;
all fr. (assumed) LL. villutus shaggy, fr L. villus shaggy
hair; akin to vellus a fleece, and E. wool. See Wool, and
1. A silk fabric, having a short, close nap of erect threads.
Inferior qualities are made with a silk pile on a cotton
or linen back.
2. The soft and highly vascular deciduous skin which envelops
and nourishes the antlers of deer during their rapid
Cotton velvet, an imitation of velvet, made of cotton.
Velvet cork, the best kind of cork bark, supple, elastic,
and not woody or porous.
Velvet crab a European crab (Portunus puber). When adult
the black carapace is covered with a velvety pile. Called
also lady crab, and velvet fiddler.
Velvet dock (Bot.), the common mullein.
Velvet duck. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A large European sea duck, or scoter (Oidemia
fusca). The adult male is glossy, velvety black, with
a white speculum on each wing, and a white patch
behind each eye.
(b) The American whitewinged scoter. See Scoter.
Velvet flower (Bot.), love-lies-bleeding. See under Love.
Velvet grass (Bot.), a tall grass (Holcus lanatus) with
velvety stem and leaves; -- called also soft grass.
Velvet runner (Zo["o]l.), the water rail; -- so called from
its quiet, stealthy manner of running. [Prov. Eng.]
Velvet scoter. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Velvet duck, above.
Velvet sponge. (Zo["o]l.) See under Sponge.
Meaning of Velvet flower from wikipedia
- it goes by common
name s such as love-lies-bleeding, love-lies-a'bleeding, pendant
tube tongue, or velvet trumpet
flower, is a flowering plant
in the family solanaceae
- common names include
snake's-head , widow
iris, or velvet
flower-de-luce. the genus
name is derived
from the greek words
'velvet' brueghel, 'flower' brueghel, and 'paradise' brueghel, of which
two were derived
from his floral still
or trumpet flower
plants: velvet trumpet flower
to chile. see also
- (kelos), meaning
'burned,' and refers
to the flame-like flower heads
it is known
as 'velvet flower', northern south
- dcrj-607l , flower power
23, 2007 , 6 , pressed flower
accessories, velvet flower
barrettes, rhinestone ribbon
headband, bow tying
- bristly hairs
the branchlets, flower bases
and new growth. green-velvet flower chafer
), the variable
- amaranthus caudatus
; velvet flower
or love-lies-bleeding .: toothwort
- lathraea squamaria
; also dentaria diphylla
- the tubular
velvet-textured flowers appear
in twin seedpods
in a v-shape. these split
down one side to