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AlexandrianAlexandrian Al`ex*an"dri*an, a.
1. Of or pertaining to Alexandria in Egypt; as, the
2. Applied to a kind of heroic verse. See Alexandrine, n.
Decandria De*can"dri*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. de`ka ten + ?, ?,
a man.] (Bot.)
A Linn[ae]an class of plants characterized by having ten
Diandria Di*an"dri*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. di- = di`s- twice +
?, ?, a man, a male.] (Bot.)
A Linn[ae]an class of plants having two stamens.
Diandrian Di*an"dri*an, a.
Dodecandria Do`de*can"dri*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? twelve +
?, ?, man, male.] (Bot.)
A Linn[ae]an class of plants including all that have any
number of stamens between twelve and nineteen.
Dodecandrian Do`de*can"dri*an, Dodecandrous Do`de*can"drous,
Of or pertaining to the Dodecandria; having twelve stamens,
or from twelve to nineteen.
Enneandrian En`ne*an"dri*an, Enneandrous En`ne*an"drous, a.
Having nine stamens.
GynandriaGynandria Gy*nan"dri*a, n. pl. [NL. See Gynandrian.] (Bot.)
A class of plants in the Linnaean system, whose stamens grow
out of, or are united with, the pistil.
Heptandria Hep*tan"dri*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. "epta` seven +
?, ?, man, male: cf. F. heptandrie.] (Bot.)
A Linn[ae]an class of plants having seven stamens.
Heptandrian Hep*tan"dri*an, Heptandrous Hep*tan"drous, a.
[Cf. F. heptandre.] (Bot.)
Having seven stamens.
Hexandria Hex*an"dri*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. "e`x six + ?, ?,
a man, male: cf. F. hexandrie.] (Bot.)
A Linn[ae]an class of plants having six stamens.
Hexandrian Hex*an"dri*an, Hex-androus Hex-an"drous, a. [Cf.
F. hexandre.] (Bot.)
Having six stamens.
Icosandria I`co*san"dri*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? twenty +?,
?, man, male: cf. F. icosandrie.] (Bot.)
A Linn[ae]an class of plants, having twenty or more stamens
inserted in the calyx.
Icosandrian I`co*san"dri*an, Icosandrous I`co*san"drous, a.
Pertaining to the class Icosandria; having twenty or more
stamens inserted in the calyx.
Monandria Mo*nan"dri*a, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? alone + ?, ?,
a man.] (Bot.)
A Linn[ae]an class of plants embracing those having but a
MonandrianMonandrian Mo*nan"dri*an, a.; (Bot.)
Same as Monandrous.
Octandria Oc*tan"dri*a, n.pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? (for ? eight) +
?, ?, male, man.] (Bot.)
A Linn[ae]an class of plants, in which the flowers have eight
stamens not united to one another or to the pistil.
Octandrian Oc*tan"dri*an, Octandrous Oc*tan"drous, a. (Bot.)
Of or pertaining to the Octandria; having eight distinct
PentandriaPentandria Pen*tan"dri*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? (see
Penta-) + ?, ?, man, male.] (Bot.)
A Linn[ae]an class of plants having five separate stamens.
Pentandrian Pen*tan"dri*an, Pentandrous Pen*tan"drous, a.
Of or pertaining to the class Pentadria; having five stamens.
PolyandriaPolyandria Pol`y*an"dri*a, n. pl. [NL. See Polyandry.]
A Linn[ae]an class of monoclinous or hermaphrodite plants,
having many stamens, or any number above twenty, inserted in
Polyandrian Pol`y*an"dri*an, a. (Bot.)
Selandria rosae Rose de Pompadour, Rose du Barry, names succesively given
to a delicate rose color used on S[`e]vres porcelain.
Rose diamond, a diamond, one side of which is flat, and the
other cut into twenty-four triangular facets in two ranges
which form a convex face pointed at the top. Cf.
Rose ear. See under Ear.
Rose elder (Bot.), the Guelder-rose.
Rose engine, a machine, or an appendage to a turning lathe,
by which a surface or wood, metal, etc., is engraved with
a variety of curved lines. --Craig.
Rose family (Bot.) the Rosece[ae]. See Rosaceous.
Rose fever (Med.), rose cold.
Rose fly (Zo["o]l.), a rose betle, or rose chafer.
Rose gall (Zo["o]l.), any gall found on rosebushes. See
Rose knot, a ribbon, or other pliade band plaited so as to
resemble a rose; a rosette.
Rose lake, Rose madder, a rich tint prepared from lac and
madder precipitated on an earthy basis. --Fairholt.
Rose mallow. (Bot.)
(a) A name of several malvaceous plants of the genus
Hibiscus, with large rose-colored flowers.
(b) the hollyhock.
Rose nail, a nail with a convex, faceted head.
Rose noble, an ancient English gold coin, stamped with the
figure of a rose, first struck in the reign of Edward
III., and current at 6s. 8d. --Sir W. Scott.
Rose of China. (Bot.) See China rose
(b), under China.
Rose of Jericho (Bot.), a Syrian cruciferous plant
(Anastatica Hierochuntica) which rolls up when dry, and
expands again when moistened; -- called also resurrection
Rose of Sharon (Bot.), an ornamental malvaceous shrub
(Hibiscus Syriacus). In the Bible the name is used for
some flower not yet identified, perhaps a Narcissus, or
possibly the great lotus flower.
Rose oil (Chem.), the yellow essential oil extracted from
various species of rose blossoms, and forming the chief
part of attar of roses.
Rose pink, a pigment of a rose color, made by dyeing chalk
or whiting with a decoction of Brazil wood and alum; also,
the color of the pigment.
Rose quartz (Min.), a variety of quartz which is rose-red.
Rose rash. (Med.) Same as Roseola.
Rose slug (Zo["o]l.), the small green larva of a black
sawfly (Selandria ros[ae]). These larv[ae] feed in
groups on the parenchyma of the leaves of rosebushes, and
are often abundant and very destructive.
Rose window (Arch.), a circular window filled with
ornamental tracery. Called also Catherine wheel, and
marigold window. Cf. wheel window, under Wheel.
Summer rose (Med.), a variety of roseola. See Roseola.
Under the rose [a translation of L. sub rosa], in secret;
privately; in a manner that forbids disclosure; -- the
rose being among the ancients the symbol of secrecy, and
hung up at entertainments as a token that nothing there
said was to be divulged.
Wars of the Roses (Eng. Hist.), feuds between the Houses of
York and Lancaster, the white rose being the badge of the
House of York, and the red rose of the House of Lancaster. Selandria vitisVine Vine, n. [F. vigne, L. vinea a vineyard, vine from vineus
of or belonging to wine, vinum wine, grapes. See Wine, and
cf. Vignette.] (Bot.)
(a) Any woody climbing plant which bears grapes.
(b) Hence, a climbing or trailing plant; the long, slender
stem of any plant that trails on the ground, or climbs
by winding round a fixed object, or by seizing
anything with its tendrils, or claspers; a creeper;
as, the hop vine; the bean vine; the vines of melons,
squashes, pumpkins, and other cucurbitaceous plants.
There shall be no grapes on the vine. --Jer.
And one went out into the field to gather herbs,
and found a wild vine, and gathered thereof wild
gourds. --2 Kings iv.
Vine apple (Bot.), a small kind of squash. --Roger
Vine beetle (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
beetles which are injurious to the leaves or branches of
the grapevine. Among the more important species are the
grapevine fidia (see Fidia), the spotted Pelidnota
(see Rutilian), the vine fleabeetle (Graptodera
chalybea), the rose beetle (see under Rose), the vine
weevil, and several species of Colaspis and Anomala.
Vine borer. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) Any one of several species of beetles whose larv[ae]
bore in the wood or pith of the grapevine, especially
Sinoxylon basilare, a small species the larva of
which bores in the stems, and Ampeloglypter
sesostris, a small reddish brown weevil (called also
vine weevil), which produces knotlike galls on the
(b) A clearwing moth ([AE]geria polistiformis), whose
larva bores in the roots of the grapevine and is often
Vine dragon, an old and fruitless branch of a vine. [Obs.]
Vine forester (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
moths belonging to Alypia and allied genera, whose
larv[ae] feed on the leaves of the grapevine.
Vine fretter (Zo["o]l.), a plant louse, esp. the phylloxera
that injuries the grapevine.
Vine grub (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of insect
larv[ae] that are injurious to the grapevine.
Vine hopper (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of leaf
hoppers which suck the sap of the grapevine, especially
Erythroneura vitis. See Illust. of Grape hopper, under
Vine inchworm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of any species of
geometrid moths which feed on the leaves of the grapevine,
especially Cidaria diversilineata.
Vine-leaf rooer (Zo["o]l.), a small moth (Desmia
maculalis) whose larva makes a nest by rolling up the
leaves of the grapevine. The moth is brownish black,
spotted with white.
Vine louse (Zo["o]l.), the phylloxera.
Vine mildew (Bot.), a fungous growth which forms a white,
delicate, cottony layer upon the leaves, young shoots, and
fruit of the vine, causing brown spots upon the green
parts, and finally a hardening and destruction of the
vitality of the surface. The plant has been called Oidium
Tuckeri, but is now thought to be the conidia-producing
stage of an Erysiphe.
Vine of Sodom (Bot.), a plant named in the Bible (--Deut.
xxxii. 32), now thought to be identical with the apple of
Sodom. See Apple of Sodom, under Apple.
Vine sawfly (Zo["o]l.), a small black sawfiy (Selandria
vitis) whose larva feeds upon the leaves of the
grapevine. The larv[ae] stand side by side in clusters
Vine slug (Zo["o]l.), the larva of the vine sawfly.
Vine sorrel (Bot.), a climbing plant (Cissus acida)
related to the grapevine, and having acid leaves. It is
found in Florida and the West Indies.
Vine sphinx (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of hawk
moths. The larv[ae] feed on grapevine leaves.
Vine weevil. (Zo["o]l.) See Vine borer
(a) above, and Wound gall, under Wound. TetrandriaTetrandria Te*tran"dri*a, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. te`tra- (see
Tetra-) + ?, ?, a man, male.] (Bot.)
A Linn[ae]an class of plants having four stamens.
Tetrandrian Te*tran"dri*an, Tetrandrous Te*tran"drous, a.
Belonging to the class Tetrandria.
TriandriaTriandria Tri*an"dri*a, n. pl. [NL. See Tri-, and
A Linn[ae]an class of plants having three distinct and equal
Triandrian Tri*an"dri*an, Triandrous Tri*an"drous, a. [Cf.
F. triandre.] (Bot.)
Of or pertaining to the Triandria; having three distinct and
equal stamens in the same flower.
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