Definitions

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  • adjective of flowers have a short extension at the base of the corolla

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Examples

  • But they observed the offspring of the pheasants and found that the ones with long-spurred fathers had better chances of surviving than those with short-spurred ones.

    Parasite Rex

  • But they observed the offspring of the pheasants and found that the ones with long-spurred fathers had better chances of surviving than those with short-spurred ones.

    Parasite Rex

  • But they observed the offspring of the pheasants and found that the ones with long-spurred fathers had better chances of surviving than those with short-spurred ones.

    Parasite Rex

  • Inasmuch as these are short-spurred species, requiring no effort for bees to drain their nectaries, no footholds in the form of beards on the side petals are provided for them.

    Wild Flowers Worth Knowing

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