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Calochortus NuttalliiSego Se"go, n. (Bot.)
A liliaceous plant (Calochortus Nuttallii) of Western North
America, and its edible bulb; -- so called by the Ute Indians
and the Mormons. Lepus Nuttalli or artemisiaSage Sage, n. [OE. sauge, F. sauge, L. salvia, from salvus
saved, in allusion to its reputed healing virtues. See
(a) A suffruticose labiate plant (Salvia officinalis) with
grayish green foliage, much used in flavoring meats, etc.
The name is often extended to the whole genus, of which
many species are cultivated for ornament, as the scarlet
sage, and Mexican red and blue sage.
(b) The sagebrush.
Meadow sage (Bot.), a blue-flowered species of Salvia (S.
pratensis) growing in meadows in Europe.
Sage cheese, cheese flavored with sage, and colored green
by the juice of leaves of spinach and other plants which
are added to the milk.
Sage cock (Zo["o]l.), the male of the sage grouse; in a
more general sense, the specific name of the sage grouse.
Sage green, of a dull grayish green color, like the leaves
of garden sage.
Sage grouse (Zo["o]l.), a very large American grouse
(Centrocercus urophasianus), native of the dry sagebrush
plains of Western North America. Called also cock of the
plains. The male is called sage cock, and the female
Sage hare, or Sage rabbit (Zo["o]l.), a species of hare
(Lepus Nuttalli, or artemisia) which inhabits the arid
regions of Western North America and lives among
sagebrush. By recent writers it is considered to be merely
a variety of the common cottontail, or wood rabbit.
Sage hen (Zo["o]l.), the female of the sage grouse.
Sage sparrow (Zo["o]l.), a small sparrow (Amphispiza
Belli, var. Nevadensis) which inhabits the dry plains
of the Rocky Mountain region, living among sagebrush.
Sage thrasher (Zo["o]l.), a singing bird (Oroscoptes
montanus) which inhabits the sagebrush plains of Western
Sage willow (Bot.), a species of willow (Salix tristis)
forming a low bush with nearly sessile grayish green
leaves. Nuttallia cerasiformisOso-berry O"so-ber`ry, n. (Bot.)
The small, blueblack, drupelike fruit of the Nuttallia
cerasiformis, a shrub of Oregon and California, belonging to
the Cherry tribe of Rosace[ae]. P NuttalliMagpie Mag"pie, n. [OE. & Prov. E. magot pie, maggoty pie, fr.
Mag, Maggot, equiv. to Margaret, and fr. F. Marquerite, and
common name of the magpie. Marguerite is fr. L. margarita
pearl, Gr. ?, prob. of Eastern origin. See Pie magpie, and
cf. the analogous names Tomtit, and Jackdaw.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of numerous species of the genus Pica and related
genera, allied to the jays, but having a long graduated tail.
Note: The common European magpie (Pica pica, or P.
caudata) is a black and white noisy and mischievous
bird. It can be taught to speak. The American magpie
(P. Hudsonica) is very similar. The yellow-belled
magpie (P. Nuttalli) inhabits California. The blue
magpie (Cyanopolius Cooki) inhabits Spain. Other
allied species are found in Asia. The Tasmanian and
Australian magpies are crow shrikes, as the white
magpie (Gymnorhina organicum), the black magpie
(Strepera fuliginosa), and the Australian magpie
Magpie lark (Zo["o]l.), a common Australian bird (Grallina
picata), conspicuously marked with black and white; --
called also little magpie.
Magpie moth (Zo["o]l.), a black and white European
geometrid moth (Abraxas grossulariata); the harlequin
moth. Its larva feeds on currant and gooseberry bushes. Schizothaerus NuttalliGaper Gap"er, n.
1. One who gapes.
(a) A European fish. See 4th Comber.
(b) A large edible clam (Schizoth[ae]rus Nuttalli), of
the Pacific coast; -- called also gaper clam.
(c) An East Indian bird of the genus Cymbirhynchus,
related to the broadbills. Schizothaerus NuttalliiOtter Ot"ter, n. [OE. oter, AS. otor; akin to D. & G. otter,
Icel. otr, Dan. odder, Sw. utter, Lith. udra, Russ, vuidra,
Gr. "y`dra water serpent, hydra, Skr. udra otter, and also to
E. water. [root]137, 215. See Water, and cf. Hydra.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any carnivorous animal of the genus Lutra,
and related genera. Several species are described. They
have large, flattish heads, short ears, and webbed toes.
They are aquatic, and feed on fish. Their fur is soft and
valuable. The common otter of Europe is Lutra vulgaris;
the American otter is L. Canadensis; other species
inhabit South America and Asia.
2. (Zo["o]l.) The larva of the ghost moth. It is very
injurious to hop vines.
Otter hound, Otter dog (Zo["o]l.), a small breed of
hounds, used in England for hunting otters.
Otter sheep. See Ancon sheep, under Ancon.
Otter shell (Zo["o]l.), very large bivalve mollusk
(Schizoth[ae]rus Nuttallii) found on the northwest coast
of America. It is excellent food, and is extensively used
by the Indians.
Sea otter. (Zo["o]l.) See in the Vocabulary.
Meaning of Nuttall from wikipedia
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's oak, a fast-growing large deciduous
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