Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The alpine bistort, Polygonum viviparum.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • _sarpatta_, or serpent-grass, in which case the bird builds a long and purse-like nest, attached above and all round to the surrounding grass-stems, with a small entrance near the top.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

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