ground pine

ground pine
noun
1. low-growing annual with yellow flowers dotted red; faintly aromatic of pine resin; Europe, British Isles and North Africa
Hypernyms: ↑bugle, ↑bugleweed
2. any of several club mosses having long creeping stems and erect branches
Syn: ↑Christmas green
Hypernyms: ↑club moss, ↑club-moss, ↑lycopod
Hyponyms:

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noun
1. : a European bugle (Ajuga chamaepitys) with a resinous odor
2. : any of several club mosses (especially Lycopodium clavatum and L. complanatum) with long creeping stems and erect branches : ground fir

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1. any of several species of club moss, esp. Lycopodium obscurum or L. complanatum.
2. a European herb, Ajuga chamaepitys, of the mint family, having a resinous odor.
[1545-55]

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ground pine noun
1. A small Eurasian plant (Ajuga chamaepitys) with yellow flowers
2. A N American club moss (Lycopodium obscurum)
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Main Entry:ground

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ground pine,
1. any one of various species of club moss, especially two creeping evergreens and an erect evergreen, used for Christmas decoration and the like.
2. a European herb of the mint family with a resinous smell.

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n.
1) a small, yellow-flowered Eurasian plant of the mint family that resembles a pine seedling in appearance and smell. Ajuga chamaepitys, family Labiatae
2) a North American club moss with small, shiny leaves, resembling a miniature conifer and growing typically in coniferous woodland. Genus Lycopodium, family Lycopodiaceae: several species, in particular L. obscurum and L. tristachyum

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  • Ground pine — Pine Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.] 1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus {Pinus}. See {Pinus}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are about twenty eight species in the United States, of which the {white pine} ({Pinus Strobus}), the {Georgia pine} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ground pine — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ground-pine — is the common name given to at least three different species of plant. Most frequently it is applied to one of the clubmosses; * Lycopodium obscurum but sometimes also to * Lycopodium complanatum . * The name is also used for Ajuga chamaepitys or …   Wikipedia

  • ground pine — ground′ pine n. 1) pln a species of club moss 2) pln a European herb, Ajuga chamaepitys, of the mint family, with a resinous odor …   From formal English to slang

  • ground pine — n. any of several lycopods (genus Lycopodium) having forking stems covered with leaves like some evergreen needles …   English World dictionary

  • ground-pine — šarkakojis pataisas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pataisinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Lycopodium clavatum), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje, Afrikoje, Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lycopodium clavatum angl. common club moss;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • ground-pine — šiurkštusis pataisas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pataisinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Lycopodium obscurum), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerika ir rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lycopodium obscurum angl. flat branch tree club moss; ground… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • ground-pine — geltonžiedė vaisgina statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Ajuga chamaepitys), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, pietų Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ajuga chamaepitys angl. ground pine; yellow… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • ground pine — noun 1》 a small yellow flowered plant of the mint family, resembling a pine seedling. [Ajuga chamaepitys.] 2》 a North American clubmoss with small shiny leaves. [Lycopodium obscurum and related species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • ground pine — noun Date: 1551 1. a yellow flowered European bugle (Ajuga chamaepitys) with a resinous odor 2. any of several club mosses (especially Lycopodium clavatum and L. complanatum) with long creeping stems and erect branches …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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