Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bookname for species of Elephantopus, of which the word is a translation.
- n. Testudinaria elephantipes, a plant of the natural order Dioscoreaceæ.
- n. any plant of the genus Elephantopus having heads of blue or purple flowers; America.
- n. South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark
“Doing so would be somewhat like purchasing an elephant's-foot umbrella stand—just the thing for an eccentric friend but perhaps over-the-top as a run-of-the-mill housewarming gift.”
“She was sitting on a chair beside an elephant's-foot umbrella stand, pulling on a pair of black gum boots.”
“His elephant's-foot liquor chest sits in the living room, seen by no one but himself.”
“There was even a pair of elephant's-foot wastebaskets at opposite ends of the room.”
“The sound made by knocking over an elephant's-foot umbrella stand full of walking sticks.”
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Compound adjectives - based on the FAO ASFIS list of waterborne species.
List of plant names (common or scientific) that go trippingly off the tongue, are fun to contemplate, expose the wit of the namer, or just plain befuddle.
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