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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Desmodium gyrans Desmodium gyrans n : erect tropical Asian shrub whose small lateral leaflets rotate on their axes and jerk up and down under the influence of sunshine [syn: telegraph plant, semaphore plant , Codariocalyx motorius, Desmodium motorium]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Desmodium gyrans Moving \Mov"ing\, a. 1. Changing place or posture; causing motion or action; as, a moving car, or power. [1913 Webster] 2. Exciting movement of the mind or feelings; adapted to move the sympathies, passions, or affections; touching; pathetic; as, a moving appeal. [1913 Webster] I sang an old moving story. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] Moving force (Mech.), a force that accelerates, retards, or deflects the motion of a body. Moving plant (Bot.), a leguminous plant (Desmodium gyrans ); -- so called because its leaflets have a distinct automatic motion. [1913 Webster] Telegraph plant \Telegraph plant\ (Bot.), A tick trefoil (Meibomia gyrans formerly Desmodium gyrans ), native of the East Indies; it is a leguminous plant whose lateral leaflets jerk up and down like the arms of a semaphore, and also rotate on their axes. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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