spike

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elephant goad with a sharp spike and a hook ankus
one species: spike heath Bruckenthalia , genus Bruckenthalia
stout lever with a sharp spike; used for handling logs cant dog , peavey , peavy
peavey having a hook instead of a spike; used for handling logs cant hook
fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn capitulum , ear , spike
hairy aromatic perennial herb having whorls of small white purple-spotted flowers in a terminal spike; used in the past as a domestic remedy; strongly attractive to cats catmint , catnip , Nepeta cataria
orchid of Mediterranean and Asia having a lax spike of bright rose-pink flowers Cephalanthera rubra , red helleborine
weedy perennial of north temperate regions having woolly foliage and dirty white flowers in a leafy spike chafeweed , Gnaphalium sylvaticum , wood cudweed
broken grain spike chob
iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing climber , climbing iron , crampon , crampoon
Eurasian orchid with showy pink or purple flowers in a loose spike early purple orchid , male orchis , Orchis mascula
fine-leaved aquatic spike rush; popular as aerator for aquariums Eleocharis acicularis , hair grass , needle rush , needle spike rush , slender spike rush
North American plant having a spike of two-lipped pink or white flowers false dragonhead , false dragon head , obedient plant , Physostegia virginiana
Mediterranean plant with pale purple flowers that yields spike lavender oil French lavender , Lavandula latifolia , spike lavender
sharp metal spike or spur that is fastened to the leg of a gamecock gaff
genus of grasses with broad leaves and a dense spike of flowers genus Phalaris , Phalaris
type and sole genus of the Selaginellaceae; evergreen mosslike plants: spike moss and little club moss genus Selaginella , Selaginella
bog orchid of eastern North America with a spike of pure white fringed flowers Habenaria albiflora , white fringed orchid , white fringed orchis
marsh herb with a long spike of purple flowers; originally of Europe but now rampant in eastern United States Lythrum salicaria , purple loosestrife , spiked loosestrife
North American orchid having a spike of violet-purple flowers mixed with white; sepals and petals form a hood Orchis spectabilis , purple-hooded orchis , purple orchis , showy orchis
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