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alternate (responsive) singing by a choir in two parts antiphony
any shrub or tree of the genus Banksia having alternate leathery leaves apetalous yellow flowers often in showy heads and conelike fruit with winged seeds banksia
fungus causing white pine blister rust and having a complex life cycle requiring a plant of genus Ribes as alternate host blister rust , Cronartium ribicola
ancient writing system: having alternate lines written in opposite directions; literally `as the ox ploughs' boustrophedon
mostly Australian herbs having basal or alternate leaves and loosely corymbose flower heads Brachycome , genus Brachycome
tall tree of Baja California having deciduous bark and large alternate palmately lobed leaves and ball-shaped clusters of flowers California sycamore , Platanus racemosa
abnormal respiration in which periods of shallow and deep breathing alternate Cheyne-Stokes respiration , periodic breathing
granular snow formed by alternate thawing and freezing corn snow
typing that leaves alternate lines blank double-spacing
large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens family Rosaceae , Rosaceae , rose family
method of athletic training (especially for runners) in which strenuous effort and normal effort alternate in a continuous exercise fartlek
surveying instrument consisting of a straight rod painted in bands of alternate red and white each one foot wide; used for sightings by surveyors flagpole , range pole , ranging pole
important genus of Australian evergreen shrubs or trees with alternate leathery leaves and yellowish flowers genus Banksia
genus of Eurasian herbs having alternate leaves and racemes of showy bell-shaped flowers genus Digitalis
seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination highjack , hijack
alternate or change places interchange
any of several herbs of the genus Doronicum having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads leopard's-bane , leopardbane
Australian tree having alternate simple leaves (when young they are pinnate with prickly toothed margins) and slender axillary spikes of white flowers Orites excelsa , prickly ash
any tropical African shrub of the genus Protea having alternate rigid leaves and dense colorful flower heads resembling cones protea
tool used to bend each alternate sawtooth at a slight angle outward saw set
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