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long narrow passage (as in a cave or woods) aisle
nocturnal yellowish-brown mouse inhabiting woods and fields and gardens Apodemus sylvaticus , European wood mouse
any of several heavy hard reddish chiefly tropical woods of the families Casuarinaceae and Proteaceae; some used for cabinetwork beefwood
legendary giant lumberjack of the north woods of the United States and Canada Bunyan , Paul Bunyan
tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit; yields soft white woods used especially for cabinet work canary whitewood , Liriodendron tulipifera , tulip poplar , tulip tree , yellow poplar
woods, open area in clearing
chiefly tropical Asian trees with two-winged fruits; yield valuable woods and aromatic oils and resins Dipterocarpaceae , family Dipterocarpaceae
deity or nymph of the woods dryad , wood nymph
slender shield fern of moist woods of eastern North America; sometimes placed in genus Dryopteris Dryopteris noveboracensis , New York fern , Parathelypteris novae-boracensis
plant with tiny white flowers hanging in loose clusters on leafy stems; moist woods from Alaska to central California and east to Montana false miterwort , false mitrewort , Tiarella unifoliata
widely distributed family of butterflies common near the edges of woods family Satyridae , Satyridae
group excursion (to a museum or the woods or some historic place) for firsthand examination field trip
any nocturnal Old World mouse of the genus Apodemus inhabiting woods and fields and gardens fieldmouse , field mouse
dense woods forest
(Greek mythology) god of fields and woods and shepherds and flocks; represented as a man with goat's legs and horns and ears; identified with Roman Sylvanus or Faunus goat god , Pan
common European violet that grows in woods and hedgerows hedge violet , Viola reichenbachiana , Viola sylvatica , wood violet
orchid with slender nearly leafless reddish-brown stems with loose racemes of reddish-brown flowers; of open brushy woods of southeastern Arizona and central Texas Hexalectris warnockii , Texas purple spike
American perennial herb found in rich woods and provided with stinging hairs; provides fibers used for textiles Laportea canadensis , wood nettle
secretive snake of city dumps and parks as well as prairies and open woods; feeds on earthworms; of central United States lined snake , Tropidoclonion lineatum
leafy wildflower with lavender-pink flowers that open in the evening and remain through cool part of the next day; found in open woods or brush in mountains of southern Colorado to Arizona and into Mexico Mirabilis oblongifolia , mountain four o'clock
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