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A vernata
Cankerworm Can"ker*worm`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The larva of two species of geometrid moths which are very injurious to fruit and shade trees by eating, and often entirely destroying, the foliage. Other similar larv[ae] are also called cankerworms. Note: The autumnal species (Anisopteryx pometaria) becomes adult late in autumn (after frosts) and in winter. The spring species (A. vernata) remains in the ground through the winter, and matures in early spring. Both have winged males and wingless females. The larv[ae] are similar in appearance and habits, and belong to the family of measuring worms or spanworms. These larv[ae] hatch from the eggs when the leaves begin to expand in spring.
Avernal
Avernal A*ver"nal, Avernian A*ver"ni*an, a. Of or pertaining to Avernus, a lake of Campania, in Italy, famous for its poisonous vapors, which ancient writers fancied were so malignant as to kill birds flying over it. It was represented by the poets to be connected with the infernal regions.
Callitriche verna
Starwort Star"wort`, n. (Bot.) (a) Any plant of the genus Aster. See Aster. (b) A small plant of the genus Stellaria, having star-shaped flowers; star flower; chickweed. --Gray. Water starwort, an aquatic plant (Callitriche verna) having some resemblance to chickweed. Yellow starwort, a plant of the genus Inula; elecampane.
Gentiana verna
Gentian Gen"tian, n. [OE. genciane, F. gentiane, L. gentiana, fr. Gentius, an Illyrian king, said to have discovered its properties.] (Bot.) Any one of a genus (Gentiana) of herbaceous plants with opposite leaves and a tubular four- or five-lobed corolla, usually blue, but sometimes white, yellow, or red. See Illust. of Capsule. Note: Many species are found on the highest mountains of Europe, Asia, and America, and some are prized for their beauty, as the Alpine (Gentiana verna, Bavarica, and excisa), and the American fringed gentians (G. crinita and G. detonsa). Several are used as tonics, especially the bitter roots of Gentiana lutea, the officinal gentian of the pharmacop[oe]ias. Horse gentian, fever root. Yellow gentian (Bot.), the officinal gentian (Gentiana lutea). See Bitterwort.
Governability
Governability Gov"ern*a*bil"i*ty, n. Governableness.
Governable
Governable Gov"ern*a*ble, a. [Cf. F. gouvernable.] Capable of being governed, or subjected to authority; controllable; manageable; obedient. --Locke.
Governableness
Governableness Gov"ern*a*ble*ness, n. The quality of being governable; manageableness.
Governail
Governal Gov"ern*al, Governail Gov"ern*ail, n. [Cf. F. gouvernail helm, rudder, L. gubernaculum.] Management; mastery. [Obs.] --Chaucer. --Spenser.
Governal
Governal Gov"ern*al, Governail Gov"ern*ail, n. [Cf. F. gouvernail helm, rudder, L. gubernaculum.] Management; mastery. [Obs.] --Chaucer. --Spenser.
Governance
Governance Gov"ern*ance, n. [F. gouvernance.] Exercise of authority; control; government; arrangement. --Chaucer. --J. H. Newman.
Governante
Governante Gov"ern*ante", n. [F. gouvernante. See Govern.] A governess. --Sir W. Scott.
Misgovernance
Misgovernance Mis*gov"ern*ance, n. Misgovernment; misconduct; misbehavior. [Obs.] --Chaucer. Spenser.
Nonvernacular
Nonvernacular Non`ver*nac"u*lar, a. Not vernacular. A nonvernacular expression. --Sir W. Hamilton.
Overname
Overname O`ver*name", v. t. To name over or in a series; to recount. [Obs.] --Shak.
S vernalis
Brownwort Brown"wort`, n. (Bot.) A species of figwort or Scrophularia (S. vernalis), and other species of the same genus, mostly perennials with inconspicuous coarse flowers.
sweet vernal grass
Vernal equinox (Astron.), the time when the sun crosses the equator when proceeding northward. Vernal grass (Bot.), a low, soft grass (Anthoxanthum odoratum), producing in the spring narrow spikelike panicles, and noted for the delicious fragrance which it gives to new-mown hay; -- also called sweet vernal grass. See Illust. in Appendix. Vernal signs (Astron.), the signs, Aries, Taurus, and Gemini, in which the sun appears between the vernal equinox and summer solstice.
Ungovernable
Ungovernable Un*gov"ern*a*ble, a. Not governable; not capable of being governed, ruled, or restrained; licentious; wild; unbridled; as, ungovernable passions. -- Un*gov"ern*a*bly, adv. --Goldsmith.
Ungovernably
Ungovernable Un*gov"ern*a*ble, a. Not governable; not capable of being governed, ruled, or restrained; licentious; wild; unbridled; as, ungovernable passions. -- Un*gov"ern*a*bly, adv. --Goldsmith.
Vernacle
Vernacle Ver"na*cle, n. See Veronica, 1. [Obs.]
Vernacle
Veronica Ve*ron"i*ca, n. [LL.; -- so called from Veronica, a woman who, according to an old legend, as Christ was carrying the cross, wiped his face with a cloth, which received an impression of his countenance; Veronica is fr. MGr. ?, fr. Macedonian ?, for Gr. ?, literally, carrying off victory, victorious.] 1. A portrait or representation of the face of our Savior on the alleged handkerchief of Saint Veronica, preserved at Rome; hence, a representation of this portrait, or any similar representation of the face of the Savior. Formerly called also Vernacle, and Vernicle. 2. (Bot.) A genus scrophulariaceous plants; the speedwell. See Speedwell. Note: Several herbaceous species are common in both Europe and America, most of which have small blue flowers. A few shrubby species from New Zealand are sometimes found in cultivation.
Vernacularism
Vernacularism Ver*nac"u*lar*ism, n. A vernacular idiom.
Vernacularization
Vernacularization Ver*nac"u*lar*i*za"tion, n. The act or process of making vernacular, or the state of being made vernacular. --Fitzed. Hall.
Vernacularly
Vernacularly Ver*nac"u*lar*ly, adv. In a vernacular manner; in the vernacular. --Earle.
Vernaculous
Vernaculous Ver*nac"u*lous, a. [L. vernaculus. See Vernacular.] 1. Vernacular. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. 2. [L. vernaculi, pl., buffoons, jesters.] Scoffing; scurrilous. [A Latinism. Obs.] ``Subject to the petulancy of every vernaculous orator.' --B. Jonson.
Vernage
Vernage Ver"nage, n. [It. vernaccia.] A kind of sweet wine from Italy. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Vernal
Vernal Ver"nal, a. [L. vernalis, fr. vernus vernal, ver spring; akin to Gr. ?, Skr. vasanta, Icel. v[=a]r, and E. Easter, east.] 1. Of or pertaining to the spring; appearing in the spring; as, vernal bloom. 2. Fig.: Belonging to youth, the spring of life. When after the long vernal day of life. --Thomson. And seems it hard thy vernal years Few vernal joys can show? --Keble.
Vernal equinox
Vernal equinox (Astron.), the time when the sun crosses the equator when proceeding northward. Vernal grass (Bot.), a low, soft grass (Anthoxanthum odoratum), producing in the spring narrow spikelike panicles, and noted for the delicious fragrance which it gives to new-mown hay; -- also called sweet vernal grass. See Illust. in Appendix. Vernal signs (Astron.), the signs, Aries, Taurus, and Gemini, in which the sun appears between the vernal equinox and summer solstice.
Vernal grass
Vernal equinox (Astron.), the time when the sun crosses the equator when proceeding northward. Vernal grass (Bot.), a low, soft grass (Anthoxanthum odoratum), producing in the spring narrow spikelike panicles, and noted for the delicious fragrance which it gives to new-mown hay; -- also called sweet vernal grass. See Illust. in Appendix. Vernal signs (Astron.), the signs, Aries, Taurus, and Gemini, in which the sun appears between the vernal equinox and summer solstice.
Vernal signs
Vernal equinox (Astron.), the time when the sun crosses the equator when proceeding northward. Vernal grass (Bot.), a low, soft grass (Anthoxanthum odoratum), producing in the spring narrow spikelike panicles, and noted for the delicious fragrance which it gives to new-mown hay; -- also called sweet vernal grass. See Illust. in Appendix. Vernal signs (Astron.), the signs, Aries, Taurus, and Gemini, in which the sun appears between the vernal equinox and summer solstice.
Vernant
Vernant Ver"nant, a. [L. vernans, p. pr. vernare to flourish, from ver spring.] Flourishing, as in spring; vernal. [Obs.] ``Vernant flowers.' --Milton.

Meaning of Verna from wikipedia

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