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old man's beard

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. The Tillandsia usneoides. See Tillandsia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See Clematis.
  • n. Same as long-moss.
  • n. Same as fringe-tree.
  • n. A species of Equisetum; also, sometimes, one of species of other genera.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. vigorous deciduous climber of Europe to Afghanistan and Lebanon having panicles of fragrant green-white flowers in summer and autumn
  • n. common climber of eastern North America that sprawls over other plants and bears numerous panicles of small creamy white flowers
  • n. dense festoons of greenish-grey hairlike flexuous strands anchored to tree trunks and branches by sparse wiry roots; southeastern United States and West Indies to South America

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