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Achillea Millefolium
Yarrow Yar"row, n. [OE. yarowe, yarwe, [yogh]arowe, AS. gearwe; akin to D. gerw, OHG. garwa, garawa, G. garbe, schafgarbe, and perhaps to E. yare.] (Bot.) An American and European composite plant (Achillea Millefolium) with very finely dissected leaves and small white corymbed flowers. It has a strong, and somewhat aromatic, odor and taste, and is sometimes used in making beer, or is dried for smoking. Called also milfoil, and nosebleed.
Achillea Millefolium
Milfoil Mil"foil, n. [F. mille-feuille, L. millefolium; mille thousand + folium leaf. See Foil a leaf.] (Bot.) A common composite herb (Achillea Millefolium) with white flowers and finely dissected leaves; yarrow. Water milfoil (Bot.), an aquatic herb with dissected leaves (Myriophyllum).
Arabian millet
Johnson grass John"son grass` [Named after W. Johnson of Alabama, who planted it about 1840-1845.] (Bot.) A tall perennial grass (Sorghum Halepense), valuable in the Southern and Western States for pasture and hay. The rootstocks are large and juicy and are eagerly sought by swine. Called also Cuba grass, Means grass, Evergreen millet, and Arabian millet.
Arabian millet
Note: Arabian millet is Sorghum Halepense. Egyptian or East Indian, millet is Penicillaria spicata. Indian millet is Sorghum vulgare. (See under Indian.) Italian millet is Setaria Italica, a coarse, rank-growing annual grass, valuable for fodder when cut young, and bearing nutritive seeds; -- called also Hungarian grass. Texas millet is Panicum Texanum. Wild millet, or Millet grass, is Milium effusum, a tail grass growing in woods.
Double-milled
Double-milled Dou"ble-milled`, a. Twice milled or fulled, to render more compact or fine; -- said of cloth; as, double-milled kerseymere.
Dusty miller
Dusty 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.
Evergreen millet
Johnson grass John"son grass` [Named after W. Johnson of Alabama, who planted it about 1840-1845.] (Bot.) A tall perennial grass (Sorghum Halepense), valuable in the Southern and Western States for pasture and hay. The rootstocks are large and juicy and are eagerly sought by swine. Called also Cuba grass, Means grass, Evergreen millet, and Arabian millet.
Fermillet
Fermillet Fer"mil*let, n. [OF., dim. of fermeil, fermail, clasp, prob. fr. OF. & F. fermer to make fast, fr. ferme fast. See Firm.] A buckle or clasp. [Obs.] --Donne.
German millet
German Ger"man, a. [L. Germanus. See German, n.] Of or pertaining to Germany. German Baptists. See Dunker. German bit, a wood-boring tool, having a long elliptical pod and a scew point. German carp (Zo["o]l.), the crucian carp. German millet (Bot.), a kind of millet (Setaria Italica, var.), whose seed is sometimes used for food. German paste, a prepared food for caged birds. German process (Metal.), the process of reducing copper ore in a blast furnace, after roasting, if necessary. --Raymond. German sarsaparilla, a substitute for sarsaparilla extract. German sausage, a polony, or gut stuffed with meat partly cooked. German silver (Chem.), a silver-white alloy, hard and tough, but malleable and ductile, and quite permanent in the air. It contains nickel, copper, and zinc in varying proportions, and was originally made from old copper slag at Henneberg. A small amount of iron is sometimes added to make it whiter and harder. It is essentially identical with the Chinese alloy packfong. It was formerly much used for tableware, knife handles, frames, cases, bearings of machinery, etc., but is now largely superseded by other white alloys. German steel (Metal.), a metal made from bog iron ore in a forge, with charcoal for fuel. German text (Typog.), a character resembling modern German type, used in English printing for ornamental headings, etc., as in the words, Note: This line is German Text. German tinder. See Amadou.
Gray mill or millet
Gray 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. Newton. 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 female mallard. 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. See Snapper. 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.
Indian millet
Note: Arabian millet is Sorghum Halepense. Egyptian or East Indian, millet is Penicillaria spicata. Indian millet is Sorghum vulgare. (See under Indian.) Italian millet is Setaria Italica, a coarse, rank-growing annual grass, valuable for fodder when cut young, and bearing nutritive seeds; -- called also Hungarian grass. Texas millet is Panicum Texanum. Wild millet, or Millet grass, is Milium effusum, a tail grass growing in woods.
Indian millet
Durra Dur"ra, n. [Ar. dhorra.] (Bot.) A kind of millet, cultivated throughout Asia, and introduced into the south of Europe; a variety of Sorghum vulgare; -- called also Indian millet, and Guinea corn. [Written also dhoorra, dhurra, doura, etc.]
Italian millet
Note: Arabian millet is Sorghum Halepense. Egyptian or East Indian, millet is Penicillaria spicata. Indian millet is Sorghum vulgare. (See under Indian.) Italian millet is Setaria Italica, a coarse, rank-growing annual grass, valuable for fodder when cut young, and bearing nutritive seeds; -- called also Hungarian grass. Texas millet is Panicum Texanum. Wild millet, or Millet grass, is Milium effusum, a tail grass growing in woods.
Milled
Milled Milled, a. Having been subjected to some process of milling. Milled cloth, cloth that has been beaten in a fulling mill. Milled lead, lead rolled into sheets.
Milled
Mill Mill, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Milled; p. pr. & vb. n. Milling.] [See Mill, n., and cf. Muller.] 1. To reduce to fine particles, or to small pieces, in a mill; to grind; to comminute. 2. To shape, finish, or transform by passing through a machine; specifically, to shape or dress, as metal, by means of a rotary cutter. 3. To make a raised border around the edges of, or to cut fine grooves or indentations across the edges of, as of a coin, or a screw head; also, to stamp in a coining press; to coin. 4. To pass through a fulling mill; to full, as cloth. 5. To beat with the fists. [Cant] --Thackeray. 6. To roll into bars, as steel. To mill chocolate, to make it frothy, as by churning.
Milled cloth
Milled Milled, a. Having been subjected to some process of milling. Milled cloth, cloth that has been beaten in a fulling mill. Milled lead, lead rolled into sheets.
Milled lead
Milled Milled, a. Having been subjected to some process of milling. Milled cloth, cloth that has been beaten in a fulling mill. Milled lead, lead rolled into sheets.
Millefiore glass
Millefiore glass Mil`le*fi*o"re glass` [It. mille thousand + flore flower.] Slender rods or tubes of colored glass fused together and embedded in clear glass; -- used for paperweights and other small articles.
Millenarian
Millenarian Mil`le*na"ri*an, a. [See Millenary.] Consisting of a thousand years; of or pertaining to the millennium, or to the Millenarians.
Millenarian
Millenarian Mil`le*na"ri*an, n. One who believes that Christ will personally reign on earth a thousand years; a Chiliast.
Millenarianism
Millenarianism Mil`le*na"ri*an*ism, Millenarism Mil"le*na*rism, n. The doctrine of Millenarians.
Millenarism
Millenarianism Mil`le*na"ri*an*ism, Millenarism Mil"le*na*rism, n. The doctrine of Millenarians.
Millenary
Millenary Mil"le*na*ry, n. The space of a thousand years; a millennium; also, a Millenarian.``During that millenary.' --Hare.
Millennial
Millennial Mil*len"ni*al, a. Of or pertaining to the millennium, or to a thousand years; as, a millennial period; millennial happiness.
Millennialism
Millennialism Mil*len"ni*al*ism, Millenniarism Mil*len"ni*a*rism, n. Belief in, or expectation of, the millennium; millenarianism.
Millennialist
Millennialist Mil*len"ni*al*ist, n. One who believes that Christ will reign personally on earth a thousand years; a Chiliast; also, a believer in the universal prevalence of Christianity for a long period.
Millenniarism
Millennialism Mil*len"ni*al*ism, Millenniarism Mil*len"ni*a*rism, n. Belief in, or expectation of, the millennium; millenarianism.
Millennist
Millennist Mil"len*nist (m[i^]l"l[e^]n*n[i^]st), n. One who believes in the millennium. [Obs.] --Johnson.
Millennium
Millennium Mil*len"ni*um (m[i^]l*l[e^]n"n[i^]*[u^]m), n. [LL., fr. L. mille a thousand + annus a year. See Mile, and Annual.] A thousand years; especially, the thousand years mentioned in the twentieth chapter in the twentieth chapter of Revelation, during which holiness is to be triumphant throughout the world. Some believe that, during this period, Christ will reign on earth in person with his saints.
Milleped
Milleped Mil"le*ped (m[i^]l"l[-e]*p[e^]d[i^]), n. [L. millepeda; mille a thousand + pes, pedis, foot: cf. F. mille-pieds.] (Zo["o]l.) A myriapod with many legs, esp. a chilognath, as the galleyworm. [Written also millipede and milliped.]

Meaning of Mille from wikipedia

- Mille can refer to: Constantin Mille, Romanian journalist and politician Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Mille Lacs Lake in Minnesota. Mille River, a tributary...
- Cecil Blount DeMille (/dəˈmɪl/; August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959) was an American filmmaker. Between 1914 and 1958, he made a total of 70 features,...
- The mille-feuille (French pronunciation: ​[mil fœj], "thousand-leaf"), vanilla slice or custard slice, similar to but slightly different than the Napoleon...
- Richard Mille is an eponymous brand of luxury Swiss watches founded in 1999. Richard Mille SA is based in Les Breuleux, in the Canton of Jura, Switzerland...
- A per mille (from Latin per mīlle, "in each thousand"), also spelled per mil, per mill, permil, permill, or permille is a sign indicating parts per thousand...
- Agnes George de Mille (September 18, 1905 – October 7, 1993) was an American dancer and c****ographer. Agnes de Mille was born in New York City into a...
- The Mille Miglia (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmille ˈmiʎʎa], Thousand Miles) was an open-road, motorsport endurance race which took place in Italy twenty-four...
- "Mille Lune Mille Onde" is the second single from Italian pop tenor Andrea Bocelli's 2001 album, Cieli di Toscana. The song was written by Francesco Sartori...
- Mille Bornes (/ˌmɪl ˈbɔːrn/; French for a thousand milestones, referring to the distance markers on many French roads) is a French card game. Mille Bornes...
- Mille Lacs Lake (also called Lake Mille Lacs or Mille Lacs) is a large but shallow lake in the U.S. state of Minnesota. It is located in the counties...
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