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genus of monocotyledonous plants with curious woolly flowers on sturdy stems above a fan of sword-shaped leaves; includes kangaroo's paw and Australian sword lily; sometimes placed in family Amaryllidaceae Anigozanthus , genus Anigozanthus
dealer in secondhand books (especially rare or curious books) bibliopole , bibliopolist
deciduous tree widely grown in southern United States as an ornamental for its handsome maplelike foliage and long racemes of yellow-green flowers followed by curious leaflike pods Chinese parasol , Chinese parasol tree , Firmiana simplex , Japanese varnish tree , phoenix tree
curious, offensively inquisitorial
evergreen shrub of southern European highlands having downy foliage and a succession of yellow flowers throughout the summer followed by curious snail-shaped pods Medicago arborea , moon trefoil
curious plant of arid regions of southwestern Africa having a yard-high and yard-wide trunk like a turnip with a deep taproot and two large persistent woody straplike leaves growing from the base; living relic of a flora long disappeared; some may be 700- welwitschia , Welwitschia mirabilis
someone who is curious about something wonderer
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