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Definition of pomme blanche
Pomme blanchePomme blanche Pomme` blanche" [F., literally, white apple.]
The prairie turnip. See under Prairie. pomme blanchePrairie Prai"rie, n. [F., an extensive meadow, OF. praerie,
LL. prataria, fr. L. pratum a meadow.]
1. An extensive tract of level or rolling land, destitute of
trees, covered with coarse grass, and usually
characterized by a deep, fertile soil. They abound
throughout the Mississippi valley, between the Alleghanies
and the Rocky mountains.
From the forests and the prairies, From the great
lakes of the northland. --Longfellow.
2. A meadow or tract of grass; especially, a so called
Prairie chicken (Zo["o]l.), any American grouse of the
genus Tympanuchus, especially T. Americanus (formerly
T. cupido), which inhabits the prairies of the central
United States. Applied also to the sharp-tailed grouse.
Prairie clover (Bot.), any plant of the leguminous genus
Petalostemon, having small rosy or white flowers in
dense terminal heads or spikes. Several species occur in
the prairies of the United States.
Prairie dock (Bot.), a coarse composite plant (Silphium
terebinthaceum) with large rough leaves and yellow
flowers, found in the Western prairies.
Prairie dog (Zo["o]l.), a small American rodent (Cynomys
Ludovicianus) allied to the marmots. It inhabits the
plains west of the Mississippi. The prairie dogs burrow in
the ground in large warrens, and have a sharp bark like
that of a dog. Called also prairie marmot.
Prairie grouse. Same as Prairie chicken, above.
Prairie hare (Zo["o]l.), a large long-eared Western hare
(Lepus campestris). See Jack rabbit, under 2d Jack.
Prairie hawk, Prairie falcon (Zo["o]l.), a falcon of
Western North America (Falco Mexicanus). The upper parts
are brown. The tail has transverse bands of white; the
under parts, longitudinal streaks and spots of brown.
Prairie hen. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Prairie chicken, above.
Prairie itch (Med.), an affection of the skin attended with
intense itching, which is observed in the Northern and
Western United States; -- also called swamp itch,
Prairie marmot. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Prairie dog, above.
Prairie mole (Zo["o]l.), a large American mole (Scalops
argentatus), native of the Western prairies.
Prairie pigeon, plover, or snipe (Zo["o]l.), the upland
plover. See Plover, n., 2.
Prairie rattlesnake (Zo["o]l.), the massasauga.
Prairie snake (Zo["o]l.), a large harmless American snake
(Masticophis flavigularis). It is pale yellow, tinged
with brown above.
Prairie squirrel (Zo["o]l.), any American ground squirrel
of the genus Spermophilus, inhabiting prairies; --
called also gopher.
Prairie turnip (Bot.), the edible turnip-shaped farinaceous
root of a leguminous plant (Psoralea esculenta) of the
Upper Missouri region; also, the plant itself. Called also
pomme blanche, and pomme de prairie.
Prairie warbler (Zo["o]l.), a bright-colored American
warbler (Dendroica discolor). The back is olive yellow,
with a group of reddish spots in the middle; the under
parts and the parts around the eyes are bright yellow; the
sides of the throat and spots along the sides, black;
three outer tail feathers partly white.
Prairie wolf. (Zo["o]l.) See Coyote.
Meaning of pomme blanche from wikipedia
- teepsenee, breadroot, breadroot scurf
pea, large Indian breadroot
and pomme blanche
. The prairie turnip
was a staple
food of the Plains
Indians. A closely...
- the default russet apple
of France, and is also known
as the Reinette Blanche
and many more names. Reinette Grise
for Terrible, Maudite, Éphémère Pomme
, three silver medals
de Chambly, Trois
de Chambly, and a bronze...
- the Calville
rouge, Famous, Reinette, Bour****a, Pomme blanche
, Pomme grise
and Sauvageon. These cultivars
have been supplanted...
of Lyon, Brisson published
Manière de retirer
de la pomme
la poudre blanche
que l'on nomme
amidon, fécule farine, Lyon, 1779 and Mémoires...
- Éric Westphal, TV director Pierre
Sabbagh, Théâtre Marigny
1984 : Pomme
Audiberti, TV director Pierre
Sabbagh, Théâtre Marigny...
au miel de bleuets Blanche
de blé Blanche
au miel de fleurs sauvages Blanche
aux mûres Blanche
aux framboises Blanche
aux citrons Blonde
- Luxembourgish representative
at the 1971 Contest
by Monique Melsen
". Official Eurovision
by year, 1970. Detailed...
de Funès : Jack, criminal cousin
of Jérôme Francis Blanche
: Uncle Absalon Gianni
Musy : Pommes
-Chips, the murdered heavy
- EuroTV : Direct...
- the vicomte
and 17 barons
de la Pomme
by 14 knights
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