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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: resurrection plant
n 1: densely tufted fern ally of southwestern United States to
Peru; curls up in a tight ball when dry and expands and
grows under moist conditions [syn: rose of Jericho, Selaginella lepidophylla
2: small gray Asiatic desert plant bearing minute white flowers
that rolls up when dry and expands when moist [syn: rose of Jericho
, Anastatica hierochuntica]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Resurrection plant
Resurrection \Res`ur*rec"tion\, n. [F. r['e]surrection, L.
resurrectio, fr. resurgere, resurrectum, to rise again; pref.
re- re- + surgere to rise. See Source.]
1. A rising again; the resumption of vigor.
2. Especially, the rising again from the dead; the resumption
of life by the dead; as, the resurrection of Jesus Christ;
the general resurrection of all the dead at the Day of
Nor after resurrection shall he stay
Longer on earth. --Milton.
3. State of being risen from the dead; future state.
In the resurrection they neither marry nor are given
in marriage. --Matt. xxii.
4. The cause or exemplar of a rising from the dead.
I am the resurrection, and the life. --John xi. 25.
Cross of the resurrection, a slender cross with a pennant
floating from the junction of the bars.
Resurrection plant (Bot.), a name given to several species
of Selaginella (as Selaginella convoluta and
Selaginella lepidophylla), flowerless plants which, when
dry, close up so as to resemble a bird's nest, but revive
and expand again when moistened. The name is sometimes
also given to the rose of Jericho. See under Rose.