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Definition of Holcus lanatus

Holcus lanatus
Velvet 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 cf. Villous.] 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 growth. 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 Holcus lanatus from wikipedia

- Holcus lanatus is a perennial gr****. The specific epithet lanatus is Latin for 'woolly' which describes the plant's hairy texture. Common names include...
- British NVC community MG10 (Holcus lanatus - Juncus effusus rush-pasture) is one of the mesotrophic gr****land communities in the British National Vegetation...
- British NVC community MG9 (Holcus lanatus - Deschampsia cespitosa gr****lands) is one of the mesotrophic gr****land communities in the British National Vegetation...
- Species Holcus annuus - Mediterranean and nearby areas from Portugal + Morocco to Caucasus Holcus azoricus - Azores - possibly a hybrid of H. lanatus and...
- Holcus mollis, known as creeping soft gr**** or creeping velvet gr****, is a species of gr****, native to Europe and western Asia. Holcus mollis is a rhizomatous...
- is Yorkshire fog (Holcus lanatus), although other recorded food plants include timothy (Phleum pratense), creeping soft gr**** (Holcus mollis), false brome...
- soil. It forms a major component of the British NVC community MG9 - Holcus lanatus to Deschampsia cespitosa mesotrophic gr****lands. It can exist up to...
- The larvae feed on various plants, including Brachypodium sylvati****, Holcus lanatus and Agrostis gigantea. Satyrinae of the Western Palearctic Mario Maier:...
- Carex panice Agrostis capillaris Lilium effusum Agropyron repens Holcus mollis Holcus lanatus Deschampsia cespitosa Molinia caerulea Arrhenatherum elatius...
- non-scripta), with some sand sedge (Carex arenaria) and Yorkshire fog (Holcus lanatus). Thickets of tree mallow (Lavatera arborea) have developed at the back...