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Definition of pomme de prairie
pomme de prairiePrairie 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 de prairie from wikipedia
- teepsenee, breadroot, breadroot scurf
pea, large Indian breadroot
blanche. The prairie turnip
was a staple
food of the Plains
Indians. A closely
- Pomme de Terre
is an extinct
town in section
24 of Pomme de Terre Township
County, Minnesota. The village
of Pomme de Terre
- afranius duskywing
larvae. It is also known
as groundplum milkvetch
and pomme de prairie
. The species
is 1 to 2 feet tall with pinkish purple flowers
- root vegetable, the potato-like prairie turnip
(Psoralea esculenta), which
was commonly eaten
by the Sioux. The Pomme de Terre River issues
- Pomme de Terre Township
is a township
County, Minnesota, United
States. The po****tion was 165 at the 2000 census. The name Pomme de Terre
- plant. Several
are also found
on the site, including pomme
hairstreak, and the state-threatened species...
- Manganese Muskoda
New Prairie Nininger
Oak Lake Old Crow Wing Old Wadena Parkton Pelan Philbrook Pinewood
Pitt Point Douglas Pomme de Terre Radium
- Pomme de Terre State
Park is a state
park in the U.S. state
of Missouri consisting
of 734.44 acres
(297.22 ha) located
on Pomme de Terre
Lake in Hickory...
and Two River
Old River Osage River Platte River Pomme de Terre River
(113 miles) Prairie
des Peres Roaring River
- This name was translated
into French, but only pomme
(apple) of the French
word for "potato" (pomme de terre
from the earth) was translated
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