ground|sel

ground|sel
ground|sel1 «GROWND suhl», noun.
any one of a large genus of plants of the composite family with yellow flower heads. The seeds of some kinds are used for bird food. Various species are called ragwort.
[Old English grundeswelge < grund ground, or < gund pus + swelgan swallow1 (either from its rapidity of growth or its use to reduce swellings)]
ground|sel2 «GROWND suhl», noun.
= groundsill. (Cf.groundsill)

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  • ground — above·ground; chemi·ground·wood; ground; ground·age; ground·ber·ry; ground·ed·ly; ground·er; ground·less; ground·ling; ground·man; ground·nut; ground·sill; ground·ward; un·ground; back·ground·er; ground·sel; ground·less·ly; ground·less·ness;… …   English syllables

  • Œsel — Infobox Former Subdivision conventional long name = Œselia native name = Saaremaa common name = Saaremaa subdivision = county nation = Estonia capital = Pöide event start = year start = 9th century event end = year end = 1345 p1 = s1 = Livonian… …   Wikipedia

  • groundsel — ground·sel …   English syllables

  • groundsell — groundˈsel, groundˈsill or (obsolete) groundˈsell noun The lowest timber of a structure, a ground plate, sleeper or soleplate • • • Main Entry: ↑ground …   Useful english dictionary

  • groundsel — I ground•sel [[t]ˈgraʊnd səl[/t]] n. pln any composite plant of the genus Senecio, esp. S. vulgaris, a common weed having clusters of small yellow flowers • Etymology: bef. 900; OE grundeswelge, gundeswelge; cf. OE gund pus, swelgan to swallow,… …   From formal English to slang

  • Groundsel — Ground sel, Groundsill Ground sill , n. [Ground + sill.] See {Ground plate} (a), under {Ground} [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Groundsill — Groundsel Ground sel, Groundsill Ground sill , n. [Ground + sill.] See {Ground plate} (a), under {Ground} [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Groundsel — Ground sel, n. [OE. grundswilie, AS. grundeswylige, grundeswelge, earlier gundiswilge; gund matter, pus + swelgan to swallow. So named as being good for a running from the eye. See {Swallow}, v.] (Bot.) An annual composite plant ({Senecio… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Senecio vulgaris — Groundsel Ground sel, n. [OE. grundswilie, AS. grundeswylige, grundeswelge, earlier gundiswilge; gund matter, pus + swelgan to swallow. So named as being good for a running from the eye. See {Swallow}, v.] (Bot.) An annual composite plant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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