stout

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stout tropical swamp fern (especially tropical America) having large fronds with golden yellow sporangia covering the undersides Acrostichum aureum , golden fern , leather fern
stout branching annual with large yellow to orange flower heads; Mexico and Central America African marigold , Aztec marigold , big marigold , Tagetes erecta
erect perennial with stout stems and yellow-green flowers; southern Canada and southeastern United States Agastache nepetoides , yellow giant hyssop
stout erect perennial grass of northern parts of Old World having silky flowering spikes; widely cultivated for pasture and hay; naturalized in North America Alopecurus pratensis , meadow foxtail
stout staff with a metal point; used by mountain climbers alpenstock
whitish hairy plant with featherlike leaves and a few stout stems each bearing an especially handsome solitary large yellow flower head; mountainous regions north central United States alpine sunflower , Hymenoxys grandiflora , old man of the mountain , Tetraneuris grandiflora
stout perennial herb of the eastern United States with whitish flowers; leaves traditionally used by Catawba Indians to treat burns American feverfew , Parthenium integrifolium , prairie dock , wild quinine
large slow-growing deciduous tree of the eastern United States having stout spreading branches and leaves with usually 7 rounded lobes; yields strong and durable hard wood American white oak , Quercus alba
any of various tall and stout herbs of the genus Angelica having pinnately compound leaves and small white or greenish flowers in compound umbels angelica , angelique
any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species anuran , batrachian , frog , salientian , toad , toad frog
nocturnal flightless bird of New Zealand having a long neck and stout legs; only surviving representative of the order Apterygiformes apteryx , kiwi
stout-bodied broad-winged moth with conspicuously striped or spotted wings; larvae are hairy caterpillars arctiid , arctiid moth
stout Australian shrub with narrow leaves crowded at ends of branches and terminal clusters of white or pink flowers Australian grass tree , Richea dracophylla
small brightly colored stout-billed tropical bird having short weak wings barbet
short stout club used primarily by policemen baton , billy , billy club , billystick , nightstick , truncheon
small blackish stout-bodied biting fly having aquatic larvae; sucks the blood of birds as well as humans and other mammals blackfly , black fly , buffalo gnat
stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes board , plank
stout-bodied hairy dipterous fly whose larvae are parasites on humans and other mammals botfly
stout hunting knife with a single edge Bowie knife
plant grown for its stout stalks of edible small green heads resembling diminutive cabbages Brassica oleracea gemmifera , brussels sprout
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