delicate

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delicate endemic Bermudian fern with creeping rootstock Adiantum bellum , Bermuda maidenhair , Bermuda maidenhair fern
delicate maidenhair fern with slender shining black leaf stalks; cosmopolitan Adiantum capillus-veneris , common maidenhair , southern maidenhair , Venus'-hair fern , Venushair , Venus maidenhair
paint atomizer for delicate work airbrush
perennial or biennial herb cultivated for its delicate usually blue flowers alkanet , Anchusa officinalis , bugloss
small creeping European herb having delicate pink flowers Anagallis tenella , bog pimpernel
woodland flower native to eastern North America having cup-shaped flowers reminiscent of anemone but more delicate Anemonella thalictroides , rue anemone
genus of delicate Asiatic orchids Anoectochilus , genus Anoectochilus
delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values) appreciation , discernment , perceptiveness , taste
cephalopod mollusk of warm seas whose females have delicate papery spiral shells Argonaut , Argonauta argo , nautilus , paper nautilus
small delicate spleenwort found on a steep slope (as a wall or cliff) of Eurasia and North America Asplenium ruta-muraria , wall rue , wall rue spleenwort
most widely grown fern of the genus Athyrium for its delicate foliage Athyrium filix-femina , lady fern
delicate California annual having blue flowers marked with dark spots baby blue-eyes , Nemophila menziesii
bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gases bell glass , bell jar
plant with grasslike foliage and delicate blue flowers blue-eyed grass
very hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box); used in delicate woodwork: musical instruments and inlays and engraving blocks boxwood , Turkish boxwood
Chilean evergreen shrub having delicate spikes of small white flowers bridal-wreath , bridal wreath , Francoa ramosa
delicate fern widely distributed in North America and European having thin pinnatifid fronds with brittle stems brittle bladder fern , brittle fern , Cystopteris fragilis , fragile fern
lettuce with delicate and relatively crunchy leaves buttercrunch
early stringed instrument like a piano but with more delicate sound clavichord
fabric so delicate and transparent as to resemble a web of a spider cobweb
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