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Artemisia maritimaSea wormwood Sea" worm"wood` (Bot.)
A European species of wormwood (Artemisia maritima) growing
by the sea. Batis maritimaSaltwort Salt"wort`, n. (Bot.)
A name given to several plants which grow on the seashore, as
the Batis maritima, and the glasswort. See Glasswort.
Black saltwort, the sea milkwort. Cineraria maritimaDusty Dust"y, a. [Compar. Dustier; superl. Dustiest.] [AS.
dystig. See Dust.]
1. Filled, covered, or sprinkled with dust; clouded with
dust; as, a dusty table; also, reducing to dust.
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to
dusty death. --Shak.
2. Like dust; of the color of dust; as a dusty white.
Dusty miller (Bot.), a plant (Cineraria maritima); -- so
called because of the ashy-white coating of its leaves. Crambe maritimaKale Kale, n. [Scot. kale, kail, cale, colewort, Gael. cael;
akin to Ir. cal, W. cawl, Armor. kaol. See Cole.]
1. (Bot.) A variety of cabbage in which the leaves do not
form a head, being nearly the original or wild form of the
species. [Written also kail, and cale.]
2. See Kail, 2.
Sea kale (Bot.), a European cruciferous herb (Crambe
maritima), often used as a pot herb; sea cabbage. Glaux maritimaSea milkwort Sea" milk"wort` (Bot.)
A low, fleshy perennial herb (Glaux maritima) found along
northern seashores. Malcolmia maritimaMahon stock Ma*hon" stock` (Bot.)
An annual cruciferous plant with reddish purple or white
flowers (Malcolmia maritima). It is called in England
Virginia stock, but the plant comes from the Mediterranean. MaritimalMaritimal Ma*rit"i*mal, Maritimale Ma*rit"i*male, a.
See Maritime. [Obs.] MaritimaleMaritimal Ma*rit"i*mal, Maritimale Ma*rit"i*male, a.
See Maritime. [Obs.] Prunus maritima Note: Two or three hundred varieties of plums derived from
the Prunus domestica are described; among them the
greengage, the Orleans, the purple gage, or
Reine Claude Violette, and the German prune, are
some of the best known.
Note: Among the true plums are;
Beach plum, the Prunus maritima, and its crimson or
purple globular drupes,
Bullace plum. See Bullace.
Chickasaw plum, the American Prunus Chicasa, and its
round red drupes.
Orleans plum, a dark reddish purple plum of medium size,
much grown in England for sale in the markets.
Wild plum of America, Prunus Americana, with red or
yellow fruit, the original of the Iowa plum and several
other varieties. Among plants called plum, but of other
genera than Prunus, are;
Australian plum, Cargillia arborea and C. australis, of
the same family with the persimmon.
Blood plum, the West African H[ae]matostaphes Barteri.
Cocoa plum, the Spanish nectarine. See under Nectarine.
Date plum. See under Date.
Gingerbread plum, the West African Parinarium
Gopher plum, the Ogeechee lime.
Gray plum, Guinea plum. See under Guinea.
Indian plum, several species of Flacourtia.
2. A grape dried in the sun; a raisin.
3. A handsome fortune or property; formerly, in cant
language, the sum of [pounds]100,000 sterling; also, the
person possessing it.
Plum bird, Plum budder (Zo["o]l.), the European
Plum gouger (Zo["o]l.), a weevil, or curculio (Coccotorus
scutellaris), which destroys plums. It makes round holes
in the pulp, for the reception of its eggs. The larva
bores into the stone and eats the kernel.
Plum weevil (Zo["o]l.), an American weevil which is very
destructive to plums, nectarines cherries, and many other
stone fruits. It lays its eggs in crescent-shaped
incisions made with its jaws. The larva lives upon the
pulp around the stone. Called also turk, and plum
curculio. See Illust. under Curculio. Suaeda maritimaSea blite Sea" blite` (Bot.)
A plant (Su[ae]da maritima) of the Goosefoot family,
growing in salt marches. T maritimaSandpiper 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
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
2. (Zo["o]l.) A small lamprey eel; the pride.
Curlew sandpiper. See under Curlew.
Stilt sandpiper. See under Stilt. Urginea formerly Scilla maritimaSquill Squill, n. [F. squille (also scille a squill, in sense
1), L. squilla, scilla, Gr. ?.]
(a) A European bulbous liliaceous plant (Urginea,
formerly Scilla, maritima), of acrid, expectorant,
diuretic, and emetic properties used in medicine.
Called also sea onion.
(b) Any bulbous plant of the genus Scilla; as, the
bluebell squill (S. mutans).
(a) A squilla.
(b) A mantis.
Meaning of Maritima from wikipedia
to: 912 Maritima
, an asteroid
(titular see), a Catholic titular
see Caesarea Maritima
, a city and harbor built
- A. maritima
to: Abronia maritima
, the red sand verbena, a beach-adapted perennial plant species Alnus maritima
, the seaside
alder, a plant
- Lobularia maritima
maritimum) is a species
of low-growing flowering plant
in the family
Br****icaceae. Its common
name is sweet alyssum
- Anurida maritima
(seas**** springtail) is a cosmopolitan collembolan
of the intertidal
zone. It is often found
of up to several
- Armeria maritima
, the thrift, sea thrift
or sea pink, is a species
of flowering plant
in the family
Plumbaginaceae. It is a compact evergreen
- Prunus maritima
, the beach
plum, is a species
of plum native
to the East Coast
of the United
States, from Maine south
to Maryland. Although sometimes
- Drimia maritima
(syn. Urginea maritima
) is a species
of flowering plant
in the family
Asparagaceae, subfamily Scilloideae
(formerly the family
- C. maritima
to: Cakile maritima
, the European
searocket, a common plant species Calendula maritima
, the sea marigold, a very rare plant
- D. maritima
to: Dalbergia maritima
, a legume species found
only in Madagascar Drimia maritima
, Sea Squill, a bulbous plant
- Caesarea Maritima
/; Gr****: Παράλιος Καισάρεια Parálios Kaisáreia), formerly
Strato's Tower, also known
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