Alfileria

Alfileria \Al*fil`e*ri"a\, ||Alfilerilla \Al*fil`e*ril"la\, n. [Mex. Sp., fr. Sp. alfiler pin.] Same as {Alfilaria}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • alfileria — al·fil·e·ria …   English syllables

  • alfileria — noun European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alfilerilla — Alfileria Al*fil e*ri a, ||Alfilerilla Al*fil e*ril la, n. [Mex. Sp., fr. Sp. alfiler pin.] Same as {Alfilaria}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clocks — n. 1. European weed naturalized in the southwestern U. S. and Mexico ({Erodium cicutarium}), having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish lavender flowers followed by slender pinlike fruits that stick straight… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Erodium cicutarium — clocks clocks n. 1. European weed naturalized in the southwestern U. S. and Mexico ({Erodium cicutarium}), having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish lavender flowers followed by slender pinlike fruits that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alfilaria — ☆ alfilaria or alfileria [al fil΄ə rē′ə ] n. [AmSp alfilerillo < Sp alfiler, a pin < Ar al khilāl, thorn] a European common weed (Erodium cicutarium) of the geranium family, which is now utilized as fodder in the SW U.S …   English World dictionary

  • alfilaria — noun European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • clocks — noun European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Erodium cicutarium — noun European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • filaree — noun European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage •… …   Useful english dictionary

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