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Mangrove Man"grove, n. [Malay manggi-manggi.] 1. (Bot.) The name of one or two trees of the genus Rhizophora (R. Mangle, and R. mucronata, the last doubtfully distinct) inhabiting muddy shores of tropical regions, where they spread by emitting a["e]rial roots, which fasten in the saline mire and eventually become new stems. The seeds also send down a strong root while yet attached to the parent plant. Note: The fruit has a ruddy brown shell, and a delicate white pulp which is sweet and eatable. The bark is astringent, and is used for tanning leather. The black and the white mangrove (Avicennia nitida and A. tomentosa) have much the same habit. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The mango fish.
C tomentosa
Blackthorn Black"thorn`, n. (Bot.) (a) A spreading thorny shrub or small tree (Prunus spinosa), with blackish bark, and bearing little black plums, which are called sloes; the sloe. (b) A species of Crat[ae]gus or hawthorn (C. tomentosa). Both are used for hedges.
Carya tomentosa
Mocker Mock"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, mocks; a scorner; a scoffer; a derider. 2. A deceiver; an impostor. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A mocking bird. Mocker nut (Bot.), a kind of hickory (Carya tomentosa) and its fruit, which is far inferior to the true shagbark hickory nut.
Spiraea tomentosa
Steeple Stee"ple, n. [OE. stepel, AS. st[=e]pel, st?pel; akin to E. steep, a.] (Arch.) A spire; also, the tower and spire taken together; the whole of a structure if the roof is of spire form. See Spire. ``A weathercock on a steeple.' --Shak. Rood steeple. See Rood tower, under Rood. Steeple bush (Bot.), a low shrub (Spir[ae]a tomentosa) having dense panicles of minute rose-colored flowers; hardhack. Steeple chase, a race across country between a number of horsemen, to see which can first reach some distant object, as a church steeple; hence, a race over a prescribed course obstructed by such obstacles as one meets in riding across country, as hedges, walls, etc. Steeple chaser, one who rides in a steeple chase; also, a horse trained to run in a steeple chase. Steeple engine, a vertical back-acting steam engine having the cylinder beneath the crosshead. Steeple house, a church. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor.
Spiraea tomentosa
Hardhack Hard"hack`, n. (Bot.) A very astringent shrub (Spir[ae]a tomentosa), common in pastures. The Potentilla fruticosa in also called by this name.

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- arctostaphylos tomentosa is a species of manzanita known by the common name woollyleaf manzanita or woolley manzanita. this shrub is endemic to california
- uncaria tomentosa is a woody vine found in the tropical jungles of south and central america. in several languages it is known as cat's claw because of
- lymnaea tomentosa is a species of freshwater snail, an aquatic gastropod mollusc in the family lymnaeidae. this species lives in new zealand. these snails
- the wych elm cultivar ulmus glabra 'tomentosa' was first listed by kirchner as ulmus tomentosa. the tree was later described as having the undersides
- ambrosia tomentosa, the skeletonleaf bur ragweed, silverleaf povertyweed, or skeleton-leaf bursage, is a north american species of perennial plants in
- stran****a tomentosa is a species in the family rosaceae of flowering plants. flora of china entry for s. tomentosa
- tomentosa is a species of plant in the apocynaceae family. it is endemic to mexico. world conservation monitoring centre 1998. stemmadenia tomentosa
- ****lussacia tomentosa, commonly known as the hairy dangleberry or hairytwig huckleberry, is a plant species native to the coastal plains of the southeastern