asiatic

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ancient Greek colony on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles; scene of the legend of Hero and Leander Abydos
climbing Asiatic vine having long finely serrate leaves and racemes of white flowers followed by greenish-yellow edible fruit Actinidia arguta , bower actinidia , tara vine
small Asiatic woody vine bearing many-seeded fruit Actinidia , genus Actinidia
African or Asiatic herbs with daisylike flowers African daisy
Asiatic epithet for Rhea or Cybele Agdistis
Asiatic grass introduced into United States rangelands for pasture and fodder Agropyron intermedium , Elymus hispidus , intermediate wheatgrass
showy crested Asiatic duck; often domesticated Aix galericulata , mandarin duck
attractive domed or flat-topped Asiatic tree having bipinnate leaves and flowers with long silky stamens Albizia julibrissin , Albizzia julibrissin , silk tree
Asiatic onion with slender bulbs; used as early green onions Allium fistulosum , Japanese leek , Welsh onion
small grey Asiatic desert plant bearing minute white flowers that rolls up when dry and expands when moist Anastatica hierochuntica , resurrection plant , rose of Jericho
large Asiatic tree having hard marbled zebrawood Andaman marble , Diospyros kurzii , marble-wood , marblewood
broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers andromeda , Japanese andromeda , lily-of-the-valley tree , Pieris japonica
genus of delicate Asiatic orchids Anoectochilus , genus Anoectochilus
evergreen Asiatic trees now grown through the tropics: breadfruit; jackfruit Artocarpus , genus Artocarpus
genus of Asiatic wild oxen Asian wild ox
mat-forming evergreen Asiatic plant with finely cut leaves and small pink to burgundy flowers; grown as ground cover Astilbe chinensis pumila , dwarf astilbe
Asiatic plant resembling spinach often used as a potherb; naturalized in Europe and North America Atriplex hortensis , garden orache , mountain spinach
small genus of chiefly east Asiatic hardy terrestrial orchids similar to genus Bletia Bletilla , genus Bletilla
Asiatic plant grown for its cluster of edible white stalks with dark green leaves bok choi , bok choy , Brassica rapa chinensis , Chinese white cabbage , pakchoi , pak choi
moderate-sized Asiatic moth whose larvae feed on mulberry leaves and produce silk bombycid , bombycid moth , silkworm moth
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