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(Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf Aaron
shrubby Australian tree having clusters of fragrant golden yellow flowers; widely cultivated as an ornamental Acacia pycnantha , golden wattle
stout tropical swamp fern (especially tropical America) having large fronds with golden yellow sporangia covering the undersides Acrostichum aureum , golden fern , leather fern
vigorous evergreen climbing plant of South America having glossy leathery foliage and golden yellow flowers Allamanda cathartica , common allamanda , golden trumpet
tiny grey woolly tufted annual with small golden-yellow flower heads; southeastern California to northwestern Arizona and southwestern Utah; sometimes placed in genus Eriophyllum Antheropeas wallacei , dwarf daisy , Eriophyllum wallacei , woolly daisy
(classical mythology) a golden apple thrown into a banquet of the gods by Eris (goddess of discord--who had not been invited); the apple had `for the fairest' written on it and Hera and Athena and Aphrodite all claimed it; when Paris (prince of Troy) awar apple of discord
large eagle of mountainous regions of the northern hemisphere having a golden-brown head and neck Aquila chrysaetos , golden eagle
(Greek mythology) one of the heroes who sailed with Jason on the Argo in search of the Golden Fleece Argonaut
(Greek mythology) group of 3 to 7 nymphs who guarded the golden apples that Gaea gave as a wedding gift to Hera Atlantides , Hesperides
multi-stemmed North American annual having solitary axillary dark golden-yellow flowers resembling those of the foxglove; sometimes placed in genus Gerardia Aureolaria pedicularia , false foxglove , Gerardia pedicularia
small genus of North American herbs often root-parasitic and bearing golden-yellow flowers; sometimes placed in genus Gerardia Aureolaria , genus Aureolaria
annual grown especially for its fragrant golden nocturnal flowers bartonia , Mentzelia lindleyi
any of various plants of the genus Craspedia grown for their downy foliage and globose heads of golden flowers; Australia and New Zealand billy buttons
small genus of tropical African timber trees having pale golden heartwood uniformly striped with dark brown or black: Brachystegia , genus Brachystegia
South African herb with golden-yellow globose flower heads; naturalized in moist areas along coast of California; cultivated as an ornamental brass buttons , Cotula coronopifolia
evergreen shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico often cultivated for its fragrant golden yellow flowers bush poppy , tree poppy
evergreen tree of West Indies and Central America having edible purple fruit star-shaped in cross section and dark green leaves with golden silky undersides caimito , Chrysophyllum cainito , star apple
small golden or orange-red freshwater fishes of Eurasia used as pond or aquarium fishes Carassius auratus , goldfish
deciduous shrub of eastern and central United States having black berrylike fruit; golden-yellow in autumn Carolina buckthorn , indian cherry , Rhamnus carolinianus
Mexican epiphytic orchid with glaucous grey-green leaves and lemon- to golden-yellow flowers appearing only partially opened; sometimes placed in genus Cattleya Cattleya citrina , Encyclia citrina , tulip orchid
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