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genus of low-growing herbs mostly of northern hemisphere having flowers with protruding spirally twisted anthers Centaurium , genus Centaurium
spirally twisted cochleate
either of two large African antelopes of the genus Taurotragus having short spirally twisted horns in both sexes eland
fossil plants characterized by conspicuous spirally arranged leaf scars on the trunk family Lepidodendraceae , Lepidodendraceae
rigid spirally curved elongate bacteria family Spirillaceae , Spirillaceae
spirally grooved spindle in a clock that counteracts the diminishing power of the uncoiling mainspring fusee , fusee drive
rootless carnivorous swamp plants having at the base of the stem a rosette of foliage and leaves consisting of slender tubes swollen in the middle to form traps; each tube passes into two long spirally twisted arms with stiff hairs genlisea
genus of shrubs and small trees of tropical America and Asia having cylindrical fruits spirally twisted around one another genus Helicteres , Helicteres
genus of Old World perennial herbs with spirally arranged toothed leaves genus Serratula , Serratula
neritid gastropod having a short smooth or spirally ridged shell with thick usually toothed outer lip and toothed operculum nerita
shrub or small tree of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico having spirally twisted pods Prosopis pubescens , screw bean , screwbean , screwbean mesquite , tornillo
simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole screw
spirally twisted sweet pod of screwbean mesquite that is used for fodder or ground into meal for feed screw bean
any of several creeping marine gastropods with a spirally coiled shell: whelks; tritons; moon shells; neritids seasnail
any flagellated aerobic bacteria having a spirally twisted rodlike form spirilla , spirillum
spirally twisted elongate rodlike bacteria usually living in stagnant water spirillum
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