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Maryland pinkroot
Pinkroot Pink"root`, n. 1. (Med.) The root of Spigelia Marilandica, used as a powerful vermifuge; also, that of S. Anthelmia. See definition 2 (below). 2. (Bot.) (a) A perennial North American herb (Spigelia Marilandica), sometimes cultivated for its showy red blossoms. Called also Carolina pink, Maryland pinkroot, and worm grass. (b) An annual South American and West Indian plant (Spigelia Anthelmia).
Maryland quail
Quail Quail, n. [OF. quaille, F. caille, LL. quaquila, qualia, qualea, of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. kwakkel, kwartel, OHG. wahtala, G. wachtel.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any gallinaceous bird belonging to Coturnix and several allied genera of the Old World, especially the common European quail (C. communis), the rain quail (C. Coromandelica) of India, the stubble quail (C. pectoralis), and the Australian swamp quail (Synoicus australis). 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several American partridges belonging to Colinus, Callipepla, and allied genera, especially the bobwhite (called Virginia quail, and Maryland quail), and the California quail (Calipepla Californica). 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of Turnix and allied genera, native of the Old World, as the Australian painted quail (Turnix varius). See Turnix. 4. A prostitute; -- so called because the quail was thought to be a very amorous bird.[Obs.] --Shak. Bustard quail (Zo["o]l.), a small Asiatic quail-like bird of the genus Turnix, as T. taigoor, a black-breasted species, and the hill bustard quail (T. ocellatus). See Turnix. Button quail (Zo["o]l.), one of several small Asiatic species of Turnix, as T. Sykesii, which is said to be the smallest game bird of India. Mountain quail. See under Mountain. Quail call, a call or pipe for alluring quails into a net or within range. Quail dove (Zo["o]l.), any one of several American ground pigeons belonging to Geotrygon and allied genera. Quail hawk (Zo["o]l.), the New Zealand sparrow hawk (Hieracidea Nov[ae]-Hollandi[ae]). Quail pipe. See Quail call, above. Quail snipe (Zo["o]l.), the dowitcher, or red-breasted snipe; -- called also robin snipe, and brown snipe. Sea quail (Zo["o]l.), the turnstone. [Local, U. S.]

Meaning of Maryland from wikipedia

- Maryland (/ˈmɛərɪlənd/ (listen) MAIR-ih-lənd) is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and the District...
- (/ˈbɔːltɪmɔːr/ BAWL-tih-mor) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the 30th most populous city in the United States, with a po****tion...
- "Maryland, My Maryland" is the regional anthem (or state song) of the U.S. state of Maryland. The song is set to the melody of "Lauriger Horatius" — the...
- 94000 The University of Maryland, College Park (commonly referred to as the University of Maryland, UMD, or simply Maryland) is a public research university...
- Courts of Maryland include: State courts of Maryland Maryland Court of Appeals Maryland Court of Special Appeals Maryland Circuit Courts (8 judicial circuits)...
- Maryland City is a census-designated place (CDP) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States. The po****tion was 16,093 at the 2010 census. It is...
- There are twenty-four counties and county-equivalents in the U.S. state of Maryland. Though an independent city rather than a county, the City of Baltimore...
- Annapolis (/əˈnæpəlɪs/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County. Situated on the Chesapeake Bay...
- laws in Maryland regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the U.S. state of Maryland. The Constitution of Maryland contains...
- Catonsville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. The po****tion was 41,567 at the 2010 census. The community...
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