skevish

skev·ish

English syllables. 2014.

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  • skevish — ˈskevish noun ( es) Etymology: origin unknown : a No. American fleabane (Erigeron philadelphicus) with a hairy stem, spatulate toothed leaves, and corymbose or paniculate heads of showy pinkish purple flowers called also Philadelphia fleabane …   Useful english dictionary

  • Philadelphia fleabane — noun especially pretty plant having a delicate fringe of threadlike rays around flower heads having very slender white or pink rays; United States and Canada • Syn: ↑Erigeron philadelphicus • Hypernyms: ↑fleabane * * * noun Usage: usually… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweet scabious — noun Old World annual having fragrant purple to deep crimson flower heads; naturalized in United States • Syn: ↑pincushion flower, ↑mournful widow, ↑Scabiosa atropurpurea • Hypernyms: ↑scabious, ↑scabiosa * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • frostroot — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : skevish …   Useful english dictionary

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