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V "V" (v[=e]). 1. V, the twenty-second letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant. V and U are only varieties of the same character, U being the cursive form, while More…
V agnus castus
Agnus castus "Ag"nus cas"tus" [Gr. ? a willowlike tree, used at a religious festival; confused with ? holy, chaste.] (Bot.) A species of ({V. agnus castus}); the chaste More…
V album
(Bot.), a majestic tree of North America (), the timber of which is much used for hubs of wheels, and for other purposes. . See More…
V album
Hellebore "Hel"le*bore", n. [L. helleborus, elleborus, Gr. ?, ?; cf. F. hell['e]bore, ell['e]bore.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ( ) of the Crowfoot family, mostly More…
V Americana
Brooklime "Brook"lime`", n. (Bot.) A plant (), with flowers, usually blue, in axillary racemes. The American species is {V. Americana}. [Formerly written More…
V Blattaria
Moth "Moth", n.; pl. (m[o^]thz). [OE. mothe, AS. mo[eth][eth]e; akin to D. mot, G. motte, Icel. motti, and prob. to E. mad an earthworm. Cf. , n., .] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any More…
V caespitosum
Bilberry "Bil"ber*ry", n.; pl. . [Cf. Dan. b["o]lleb[ae]r bilberry, where b["o]lle is perh. akin to E. ball.] 1. (Bot.) The European whortleberry ({Vaccinium More…
V Catjang
Cowpea "Cow"pea`", n. (Bot.) A leguminous plant (, syn. {V. Catjang}) found throughout the tropics of the Old World. It is extensively cultivated in the More…
V cerastes
Viper "Vi"per", n. [F. vip[`e]re, L. vipera, probably contr. fr. vivipera; vivus alive + parere to bring forth, because it was believed to be the only serpent that brings forth More…
V claviculata
Vanilla "Va*nil"la", n. [NL., fr. Sp. vainilla, dim. of Sp. vaina a sheath, a pod, L. vagina; because its grains, or seeds, are contained in little pods.] 1. (Bot.) A genus More…
V cordifolia
Grapevine "Grape"vine`", n. (Bot.) A vine or climbing shrub, of the genus , having small green flowers and lobed leaves, and bearing the fruit called . Note: The common More…
V corymbosum
Blueberry "Blue"berry", n. [Cf. .] (Bot.) The berry of several species of , an ericaceous genus, differing from the American huckleberries in containing numerous minute More…
V cucullata
Violet "Vi"o*let", n. [F. violette a violet (cf. violet violet-colored), dim. of OF. viole a violet, L. viola; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. .] 1. (Bot.) Any plant or flower of the More…
V flavifrons
Vireo "Vir"e*o", n. [L., a species of bird.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of American singing birds belonging to and allied genera of the family More…
V flavifrons
Greenlet "Green"let", n. l. (Zo["o]l.) One of numerous species of small American singing birds, of the genus , as the solitary, or blue-headed (); the More…
V fulvus
Fox "Fox", n.; pl. . [AS. fox; akin to D. vos, G. fuchs, OHG. fuhs, foha, Goth. fa['u]h?, Icel. f?a fox, fox fraud; of unknown origin, cf. Skr. puccha tail. Cf. .] 1. More…
V gilvus
Vireo "Vir"e*o", n. [L., a species of bird.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of American singing birds belonging to and allied genera of the family More…
V gilvus
Greenlet "Green"let", n. l. (Zo["o]l.) One of numerous species of small American singing birds, of the genus , as the solitary, or blue-headed (); the More…
V hook
V hook "V" hook`" (Steam Engine) A gab at the end of an eccentric rod, with long jaws, shaped like the letter V.
V Labrusca
Grapevine "Grape"vine`", n. (Bot.) A vine or climbing shrub, of the genus , having small green flowers and lobed leaves, and bearing the fruit called . Note: The common More…
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