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Atalapha cinereaHoary Hoar"y, a.
1. White or whitish. ``The hoary willows.' --Addison.
2. White or gray with age; hoar; as, hoary hairs.
Reverence the hoary head. --Dr. T.
3. Hence, remote in time past; as, hoary antiquity.
4. Moldy; mossy; musty. [Obs.] --Knolles.
5. (Zo["o]l.) Of a pale silvery gray.
6. (Bot.) Covered with short, dense, grayish white hairs;
Hoary bat (Zo["o]l.), an American bat (Atalapha cinerea),
having the hair yellowish, or brown, tipped with white. E cinereaHeather Heath"er (?; 277. This is the only pronunciation in
Scotland), n. [See Heath.]
Gorse and grass And heather, where his footsteps pass,
The brighter seem. --Longfellow.
Heather bell (Bot.), one of the pretty subglobose flowers
of two European kinds of heather (Erica Tetralix, and
E. cinerea). Grus cinereaCoolung Coo"lung, n. [From the native name.] (Zo["o]l.)
The great gray crane of India (Grus cinerea). [Also written
coolen and cullum.] Grus cinereaCrane Crane (kr[=a]n), n. [AS. cran; akin to D. & LG. craan,
G. kranich, krahn (this in sense 2), Gr. ge`ranos, L. grus,
W. & Armor. garan, OSlav. zerav[i^], Lith. gerve, Icel.
trani, Sw. trana, Dan. trane. [root]24. Cf. Geranium.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A wading bird of the genus Grus, and allied
genera, of various species, having a long, straight bill,
and long legs and neck.
Note: The common European crane is Grus cinerea. The
sand-hill crane (G. Mexicana) and the whooping crane
(G. Americana) are large American species. The
Balearic or crowned crane is Balearica pavonina. The
name is sometimes erroneously applied to the herons and
2. A machine for raising and lowering heavy weights, and,
while holding them suspended, transporting them through a
limited lateral distance. In one form it consists of a
projecting arm or jib of timber or iron, a rotating post
or base, and the necessary tackle, windlass, etc.; -- so
called from a fancied similarity between its arm and the
neck of a crane See Illust. of Derrick.
3. An iron arm with horizontal motion, attached to the side
or back of a fireplace, for supporting kettles, etc., over
4. A siphon, or bent pipe, for drawing liquors out of a cask.
5. (Naut.) A forked post or projecting bracket to support
spars, etc., -- generally used in pairs. See Crotch, 2.
Crane fly (Zo["o]l.), a dipterous insect with long legs, of
the genus Tipula.
Derrick crane. See Derrick.
Gigantic crane. (Zo["o]l.) See Adjutant, n., 3.
Traveling crane, Traveler crane, Traversing crane
(Mach.), a crane mounted on wheels; esp., an overhead
crane consisting of a crab or other hoisting apparatus
traveling on rails or beams fixed overhead, as in a
machine shop or foundry.
Water crane, a kind of hydrant with a long swinging spout,
for filling locomotive tenders, water carts, etc., with
water. J cinerea Note: In some parts of America, especially in New England,
the name walnut is given to several species of hickory
(Carya), and their fruit.
Ash-leaved walnut, a tree (Juglans fraxinifolia), native
Black walnut, a North American tree (J. nigra) valuable
for its purplish brown wood, which is extensively used in
cabinetwork and for gunstocks. The nuts are thick-shelled,
and nearly globular.
English, or European, walnut, a tree (J. regia),
native of Asia from the Caucasus to Japan, valuable for
its timber and for its excellent nuts, which are also
called Madeira nuts.
Walnut brown, a deep warm brown color, like that of the
heartwood of the black walnut.
Walnut oil, oil extracted from walnut meats. It is used in
cooking, making soap, etc.
White walnut, a North American tree (J. cinerea), bearing
long, oval, thick-shelled, oily nuts, commonly called
butternuts. See Butternut. L cinerea or FabriciiPotato Po*ta"to, n.; pl. Potatoes. [Sp. patata potato,
batata sweet potato, from the native American name (probably
batata) in Hayti.] (Bot.)
(a) A plant (Solanum tuberosum) of the Nightshade
family, and its esculent farinaceous tuber, of which
there are numerous varieties used for food. It is
native of South America, but a form of the species is
found native as far north as New Mexico.
(b) The sweet potato (see below).
Potato beetle, Potato bug. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A beetle (Doryphora decemlineata) which feeds, both
in the larval and adult stages, upon the leaves of the
potato, often doing great damage. Called also
Colorado potato beetle, and Doryphora. See
(b) The Lema trilineata, a smaller and more slender
striped beetle which feeds upon the potato plant, bur
does less injury than the preceding species.
Potato fly (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
blister beetles infesting the potato vine. The black
species (Lytta atrata), the striped (L. vittata), and
the gray (L. cinerea, or Fabricii) are the most common.
See Blister beetle, under Blister.
Potato rot, a disease of the tubers of the potato, supposed
to be caused by a kind of mold (Peronospora infestans),
which is first seen upon the leaves and stems.
Potato weevil (Zo["o]l.), an American weevil (Baridius
trinotatus) whose larva lives in and kills the stalks of
potato vines, often causing serious damage to the crop.
Potato whisky, a strong, fiery liquor, having a hot, smoky
taste, and rich in amyl alcohol (fusel oil); it is made
from potatoes or potato starch.
Potato worm (Zo["o]l.), the large green larva of a sphinx,
or hawk moth (Macrosila quinquemaculata); -- called also
tomato worm. See Illust. under Tomato.
Seaside potato (Bot.), Ipom[oe]a Pes-Capr[ae], a kind of
morning-glory with rounded and emarginate or bilobed
leaves. [West Indies]
Sweet potato (Bot.), a climbing plant (Ipom[oe]a Balatas)
allied to the morning-glory. Its farinaceous tubers have a
sweetish taste, and are used, when cooked, for food. It is
probably a native of Brazil, but is cultivated extensively
in the warmer parts of every continent, and even as far
north as New Jersey. The name potato was applied to this
plant before it was to the Solanum tuberosum, and this
is the ``potato' of the Southern United States.
Wild potato. (Bot.)
(a) A vine (Ipom[oe]a pandurata) having a pale purplish
flower and an enormous root. It is common in sandy
places in the United States.
(b) A similar tropical American plant (I. fastigiata)
which it is thought may have been the original stock
of the sweet potato. Perdix cinereaPartridge Par"tridge, n. [OE. partriche, pertriche, OF.
pertris, perdriz, F. perdrix, L. perdix, -icis, fr. Gr. ?.]
1. Any one of numerous species of small gallinaceous birds of
the genus Perdix and several related genera of the
family Perdicid[ae], of the Old World. The partridge is
noted as a game bird.
Full many a fat partrich had he in mew. --Chaucer.
Note: The common European, or gray, partridge (Perdix
cinerea) and the red-legged partridge (Caccabis
rubra) of Southern Europe and Asia are well-known
2. Any one of several species of quail-like birds belonging
to Colinus, and allied genera. [U.S.]
Note: Among them are the bobwhite (Colinus Virginianus) of
the Eastern States; the plumed, or mountain, partridge
(Oreortyx pictus) of California; the Massena
partridge (Cyrtonyx Montezum[ae]); and the California
partridge (Callipepla Californica).
3. The ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus). [New Eng.]
Bamboo partridge (Zo["o]l.), a spurred partridge of the
genus Bambusicola. Several species are found in China
and the East Indies.
Night partridge (Zo["o]l.), the woodcock. [Local, U.S.]
Painted partridge (Zo["o]l.), a francolin of South Africa
Partridge berry. (Bot.)
(a) The scarlet berry of a trailing american plant
(Mitchella repens) of the order Rubiace[ae],
having roundish evergreen leaves, and white fragrant
flowers sometimes tinged with purple, growing in pairs
with the ovaries united, and producing the berries
which remain over winter; also, the plant itself.
(b) The fruit of the creeping wintergreen (Gaultheria
procumbens); also, the plant itself.
Partridge dove (Zo["o]l.) Same as Mountain witch, under
Partridge pea (Bot.), a yellow-flowered leguminous herb
(Cassia Cham[ae]crista), common in sandy fields in the
Eastern United States.
Partridge shell (Zo["o]l.), a large marine univalve shell
(Dolium perdix), having colors variegated like those of
(a) A variegated wood, much esteemed for cabinetwork. It
is obtained from tropical America, and one source of
it is said to be the leguminous tree Andira inermis.
Called also pheasant wood.
(b) A name sometimes given to the dark-colored and
striated wood of some kind of palm, which is used for
walking sticks and umbrella handles.
Sea partridge (Zo["o]l.), an Asiatic sand partridge
(Ammoperdix Bonhami); -- so called from its note.
Snow partridge (Zo["o]l.), a large spurred partridge
(Lerwa nivicola) which inhabits the high mountains of
Spruce partridge. See under Spruce.
Wood partridge, or Hill partridge (Zo["o]l.), any small
Asiatic partridge of the genus Arboricola. Terekia cinereaTerek Ter"ek, n. [Because found on the Terek River in the
A sandpiper (Terekia cinerea) of the Old World, breeding in
the far north of eastern Europe and Asia and migrating to
South Africa and Australia. It frequents rivers. Ulula cinereaUlula Ul"u*la, n. [L., a screech owl.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of owls including the great gray owl (Ulula
cinerea) of Arctic America, and other similar species. See
Illust. of Owl. Ulula cinereaGray Gray, a. [Compar. Grayer; superl. Grayest.] [OE.
gray, grey, AS. gr[=ae]g, gr[=e]g; akin to D. graauw, OHG.
gr[=a]o, G. grau, Dan. graa, Sw. gr[*a], Icel. gr[=a]r.]
[Written also grey.]
1. White mixed with black, as the color of pepper and salt,
or of ashes, or of hair whitened by age; sometimes, a dark
mixed color; as, the soft gray eye of a dove.
These gray and dun colors may be also produced by
mixing whites and blacks. --Sir I.
2. Gray-haired; gray-headed; of a gray color; hoary.
3. Old; mature; as, gray experience. Ames.
Gray antimony (Min.), stibnite.
Gray buck (Zo["o]l.), the chickara.
Gray cobalt (Min.), smaltite.
Gray copper (Min.), tetrahedrite.
Gray duck (Zo["o]l.), the gadwall; also applied to the
Gray falcon (Zo["o]l.) the peregrine falcon.
Gray Friar. See Franciscan, and Friar.
Gray hen (Zo["o]l.), the female of the blackcock or black
grouse. See Heath grouse.
Gray mill or millet (Bot.), a name of several plants of the
genus Lithospermum; gromwell.
Gray mullet (Zo["o]l.) any one of the numerous species of
the genus Mugil, or family Mugilid[ae], found both in
the Old World and America; as the European species (M.
capito, and M. auratus), the American striped mullet
(M. albula), and the white or silver mullet (M.
Braziliensis). See Mullet.
Gray owl (Zo["o]l.), the European tawny or brown owl
(Syrnium aluco). The great gray owl (Ulula cinerea)
inhabits arctic America.
Gray parrot (Zo["o]l.), a parrot (Psittacus erithacus),
very commonly domesticated, and noted for its aptness in
learning to talk.
Gray pike. (Zo["o]l.) See Sauger.
Gray snapper (Zo["o]l.), a Florida fish; the sea lawyer.
Gray snipe (Zo["o]l.), the dowitcher in winter plumage.
Gray whale (Zo["o]l.), a rather large and swift California
whale (Rhachianectes glaucus), formerly taken in large
numbers in the bays; -- called also grayback,
devilfish, and hardhead. Urosalpinx cinereaDrill Drill, n.
1. An instrument with an edged or pointed end used for making
holes in hard substances; strictly, a tool that cuts with
its end, by revolving, as in drilling metals, or by a
succession of blows, as in drilling stone; also, a drill
2. (Mil.) The act or exercise of training soldiers in the
military art, as in the manual of arms, in the execution
of evolutions, and the like; hence, diligent and strict
instruction and exercise in the rudiments and methods of
any business; a kind or method of military exercises; as,
infantry drill; battalion drill; artillery drill.
3. Any exercise, physical or mental, enforced with regularity
and by constant repetition; as, a severe drill in Latin
4. (Zo["o]l.) A marine gastropod, of several species, which
kills oysters and other bivalves by drilling holes through
the shell. The most destructive kind is Urosalpinx
Bow drill, Breast drill. See under Bow, Breast.
Cotter drill, or Traverse drill, a machine tool for
Diamond drill. See under Diamond.
Drill jig. See under Jig.
Drill pin, the pin in a lock which enters the hollow stem
of the key.
Drill sergeant (Mil.), a noncommissioned officer whose
office it is to instruct soldiers as to their duties, and
to train them to military exercises and evolutions.
Vertical drill, a drill press.
Meaning of Cinerea from wikipedia
- Botrytis cinerea
is a necrotrophic fungus
its most notable hosts
may be wine grapes. In viticulture, it is commonly...
- Acrida cinerea
, sometimes called
the Oriental longheaded
gr****hopper/locust or the Chinese
this name is also applied
to Oxya chinensis...
- The grey heron
) is a long-legged predatory wading
bird of the heron
family, Ardeidae, native throughout temperate Europe
and Asia and also...
- Eucalyptus cinerea
, commonly known
as the Argyle
apple, mealy stringbark
or silver dollar
tree, is a species
of small- to medium-sized tree that is endemic...
- Coprinopsis cinerea
is a species
in the family
Psathyrellaceae. Commonly known
as the gray shag, it is edible, but must be used promptly
- Juglans cinerea
, commonly known
walnut, is a species
of walnut native
to the eastern United States
Canada. The distribution...
- Coleophora cinerea
is a moth of the family
Coleophoridae. It is found
and Italy. Fauna Europaea
v t e...
the most frequently
eaten. The same study showed
"nearly 90% of Hyla cinerea
prey were actively
pursued," with the other
- Dichrostachys cinerea
as sicklebush, Bell mimosa, Chinese lantern
tree or Kalahari Christmas
tree (South Africa), is a legume
of the genus
- Clavulina cinerea
is a species
of coral fungus
in the family
Clavulinaceae. The common
name for this species
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