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OEnanthe crocata
Water hemlock Wa"ter hem"lock (Bot) (a) A poisonous umbelliferous plant (Cicuta virosa) of Europe; also, any one of several plants of that genus. (b) A poisonous plant ([OE]nanthe crocata) resembling the above.
Saxicola oenanthe
Wheatear Wheat"ear`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small European singing bird (Saxicola [oe]nanthe). The male is white beneath, bluish gray above, with black wings and a black stripe through each eye. The tail is black at the tip and in the middle, but white at the base and on each side. Called also checkbird, chickell, dykehopper, fallow chat, fallow finch, stonechat, and whitetail.
Saxicola oenanthe
Ortolan Or"to*lan, n. [F., fr. It. ortolano ortolan, gardener, fr. L. hortulanus gardener, fr. hortulus, dim. of hortus garden. So called because it frequents the hedges of gardens. See Yard an inclosure, and cf. Hortulan.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European singing bird (Emberiza hortulana), about the size of the lark, with black wings. It is esteemed delicious food when fattened. Called also bunting. (b) In England, the wheatear (Saxicola [oe]nanthe). (c) In America, the sora, or Carolina rail (Porzana Carolina). See Sora.
Saxicola oenanthe
Fallow Fal"low, a. [AS. fealu, fealo, pale yellow or red; akin to D. vaal fallow, faded, OHG. falo, G. falb, fahl, Icel. f["o]lr, and prob. to Lith. palvas, OSlav. plav[u^] white, L. pallidus pale, pallere to be pale, Gr. polio`s gray, Skr. palita. Cf. Pale, Favel, a., Favor.] 1. Pale red or pale yellow; as, a fallow deer or greyhound. --Shak. 2. [Cf. Fallow, n.] Left untilled or unsowed after plowing; uncultivated; as, fallow ground. Fallow chat, Fallow finch (Zo["o]l.), a small European bird, the wheatear (Saxicola [oe]nanthe). See Wheatear.

Meaning of Oenanthe from wikipedia

- Oenanthe can refer to: Oenanthe (bird), a genus of birds in the family Muscicapidae Oenanthe (plant), a genus of plants in the family Apiaceae Oenanthe...
- Oenanthe javanica, commonly Java waterdropwort, Chinese celery, Indian pennywort, ****anese parsley, water celery, water dropwort and minari,[citation needed]...
- Oenanthe sarmentosa is a species of flowering plant in the family Apiaceae known by the common name water parsley. It is native to western North America...
- The water dropworts, Oenanthe /ɔɪˈnænθiː/, are a genus of plants in the family Apiaceae. Most of the species grow in damp ground, in marshes or in water...
- Oenanthe pimpinelloides is a species of flowering plant in the family Apiaceae known by the common name corky-fruited water-dropwort. It is native to Europe...
- The northern wheatear or wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) is a small p****erine bird that was formerly cl****ed as a member of the thrush family ****idae, but...
- Oenanthe aquatica, known in English as fineleaf water dropwort, fine-leaved water dropwort, fine leaved water dropwort, fineleaf water-dropwort, fine-leaved...
- Oenanthe (Gr****: Οἰνἀνθη, her name means wineflower - from οἶνος wine and ἄνθος flower - flourished 3rd century BC, died 203 BC) was an Egyptian Gr****...
- The wheatears /ˈhwiːtɪər/ are p****erine birds of the genus Oenanthe. They were formerly considered to be members of the thrush family, ****idae, but are...
- Genus Oenanthe Familiar chat, Oenanthe familiaris Brown-tailed rock chat, Oenanthe scotocerca Brown rock chat, Oenanthe fusca Sombre rock chat, Oenanthe dubia...
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