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Found 2 items, similar to tassel flower.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: tassel flower tassel flower n 1: tropical Asiatic annual cultivated for its small tassel-shaped heads of scarlet flowers [syn: Emilia sagitta ] 2: tropical African annual having scarlet tassel-shaped flower heads; sometimes placed in genus Cacalia [syn: Emilia coccinea , Emilia javanica, Emilia flammea, Cacalia javanica , Cacalia lutea] 3: young leaves widely used as leaf vegetables; seeds used as cereal [syn: love-lies-bleeding, velvet flower, Amaranthus caudatus ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Tassel flower Tassel \Tas"sel\, n. [OE., a fastening of a mantle, OF. tassel a fastening, clasp, F. tasseau a bracket, Fr. L. taxillus a little die, dim. of talus a die of a longish shape, rounded on two sides and marked only on the other four, a knuckle bone.] 1. A pendent ornament, attached to the corners of cushions, to curtains, and the like, ending in a tuft of loose threads or cords. [1913 Webster] 2. The flower or head of some plants, esp. when pendent. [1913 Webster] And the maize field grew and ripened, Till it stood in all the splendor Of its garments green and yellow, Of its tassels and its plumage. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 3. A narrow silk ribbon, or the like, sewed to a book to be put between the leaves. [1913 Webster] 4. (Arch.) A piece of board that is laid upon a wall as a sort of plate, to give a level surface to the ends of floor timbers; -- rarely used in the United States. [1913 Webster] Tassel flower (Bot.), a name of several composite plants of the genus Cineraria, especially the Cineraria sconchifolia , and of the blossoms which they bear. [1913 Webster]


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