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Bartsia alpina
Poly-mountain Po`ly-moun"tain, n. (Bot.) (a) Same as Poly, n. (b) The closely related Teucrium montanum, formerly called Polium montanum, a plant of Southern Europe. (c) The Bartsia alpina, a low purple-flowered herb of Europe.
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Daphnin Daph"nin, n. [Cf. F. daphnine.] (Chem.) (a) A dark green bitter resin extracted from the mezereon (Daphne mezereum) and regarded as the essential principle of the plant. [R.] (b) A white, crystalline, bitter substance, regarded as a glucoside, and extracted from Daphne mezereum and D. alpina.
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Sandpiper Sand"pi`per, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small limicoline game birds belonging to Tringa, Actodromas, Ereunetes, and various allied genera of the family Tringid[ae]. Note: The most important North American species are the pectoral sandpiper (Tringa maculata), called also brownback, grass snipe, and jacksnipe; the red-backed, or black-breasted, sandpiper, or dunlin (T. alpina); the purple sandpiper (T. maritima: the red-breasted sandpiper, or knot (T. canutus); the semipalmated sandpiper (Ereunetes pusillus); the spotted sandpiper, or teeter-tail (Actitis macularia); the buff-breasted sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis), and the Bartramian sandpiper, or upland plover. See under Upland. Among the European species are the dunlin, the knot, the ruff, the sanderling, and the common sandpiper (Actitis, or Tringoides, hypoleucus), called also fiddler, peeper, pleeps, weet-weet, and summer snipe. Some of the small plovers and tattlers are also called sandpipers. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A small lamprey eel; the pride. Curlew sandpiper. See under Curlew. Stilt sandpiper. See under Stilt.
Tringa alpina
Dunlin Dun"lin, n. [Prob. of Celtic origin; cf. Gael. dun hill (E. dune), and linne pool, pond, lake, E. lin.] (Zo["o]l.) A species of sandpiper (Tringa alpina); -- called also churr, dorbie, grass bird, and red-backed sandpiper. It is found both in Europe and America.

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- Alpina Burkard Bovensiepen GmbH & Co. KG is an automobile manufacturing company based in Buchloe, in the Ostallgäu district of Bavaria, Germany that develops...
- completed by November 2002, the Z8 was replaced by the Alpina Roadster V8 in 2003. The Alpina was a departure from the hard-edged sporting focus of the...
- merging. › The Alpina B12 is a name given to high performance luxury automobiles manufactured by German automobile manufacturer Alpina. The B12 originally...
- template Infobox automobile is being considered for merging. › The Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo, or Alpina B7, is the fifth generation of the high performance full-size...
- Alpina is a German automobile manufacturing company. Alpina may also refer to: Alpina Productos Alimenticios, a Colombian dairy, food and beverage company...
- xDrive50i. The S63 engine is the BMW M high-performance version of the N63. Alpina versions of the N63 are used in various F01 7 Series, F10 5 Series, G11...
- Applications: 1999–2001 Alpina B10 V8 2000–2004 Morgan Aero 8 GTN 2002–2004 BMW X5 (E53) X5 4.6is The F5 was developed by Alpina, based on the M62TUB46...
- seasons of small one- or two-person ATVs. Alpina Snowmobiles are manufactured in Vicenza, Italy, by Alpina s.r.l., a manufacturer of various on-snow implements...
- The Alpina B3 (E90) and Alpina D3 (E90) are a series of high performance compact executive cars manufactured by German automobile manufacturer Alpina from...
- The Alpina B7 (F01) is the fourth generation of the high performance full-size luxury car manufactured by German automobile manufacturer Alpina from...
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