from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Unarmed; destitute of prickles or thorns, as a leaf.


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  • Terminalia spp. including T. avicennioides, shea nut Butyrospermum parkii, Uapaca somon, Lophira lanceolata, Protea elliotii, Burkea Africana, the nationally threatened Borassus aethiopum (VU), Mitragyna inermis, Entada abyssinica with a grassy ground cover of Andropogon spp.

    Comoé National Park, Côte d'Ivoire

  • Ji et al. (1990) state that Chinese water deer Hydropotes inermis is also present.

    Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, China

  • Many of these species are also present in the gallery forests, which occupy much of the remaining 30% of the area, and which also support Anogeissus leiocarpus, Borassus aethiopum, Mitragyna inermis, Vitex chrysoclada, and hold Cola laurifolia and Kigelia aethiopum.

    'W' National Park, Niger

  • Salsola inermis association: This association lies in the outermost belt of Tuz Lake and is adjacent to non-halophytic Artemisia steppe.

    Central Anatolian steppe

  • Other species present are bare-backed fruit-bat Dobsonia inermis, Pacific flying-fox Pteropus tonganus, spurred horseshoe-bat Hipposideros calcaratus and large Melanesian bent-wing bat Miniopterus propitristis.

    East Rennell, Solomon Islands

  • Hmm. We have yet other deer in Britain, and again they are introductions, including Chinese water deer Hydropotes inermis and muntjacs.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • “Tamar Hannà” lit. date of Henna, but applied to the flower of the eastern privet (Lawsonia inermis) which has the sweet scent of freshly mown hay.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Pontifex Romanus prorsus inermis regibus terrae jura dat, ad regna evehit ad pacem cogit, et peccantes castigat, &c. quod imperatores Romani 40. legionibus armati non effecerunt.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Mammals adapted to the seasonal ebb and flow of the Chiangjiang include the Chinese water deer (Hydropotes inermis) which swims to high ground during the onset of the flood season.

    Changjiang Plain evergreen forests

  • I think the resemblance is a bit stronger than "somewhat", for after I examined the drawings in Pilsbry, I had no idea how tell if the shells I had were minuscula or inermis.

    How I determined this was Hawaiia minuscula


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