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Meaning of "calico bush" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CALICO BUSH

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CALICO BUSH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Calico bush is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CALICO BUSH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Kalmia latifolia

Kalmia latifolia, commonly called mountain-laurel, calico-bush, or spoonwood, is a species of flowering plant in the blueberry family, Ericaceae, that is native to the eastern United States. Its range stretches from southern Maine south to northern Florida, and west to Indiana and Louisiana. Mountain-laurel is the state flower of Connecticut and Pennsylvania. It is the namesake of the city of Laurel, Mississippi.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CALICO BUSH

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calibrated
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calibrator
calibre
calibred
calices
caliche
calicle
calico
calicular
Calicut
calid
calidity
calif
Calif.
califate
califont

WORDS THAT END LIKE CALICO BUSH

beat about the bush
bitou bush
blackberry bush
burning bush
bush
butterfly bush
Christmas bush
cotton bush
cranberry bush
creosote bush
daisy bush
go bush
gooseberry bush
gorse bush
mint bush
native bush
raspberry bush
strawberry bush
sugar bush
the bush
thorn bush

Synonyms and antonyms of calico bush in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «calico bush» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CALICO BUSH

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The translations of calico bush from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «calico bush» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

布什印花布
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

percal arbusto
570 millions of speakers

English

calico bush
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

केलिको बुश
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

كاليكو الأدغال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бязь куст
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

chita mato
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কিলো বুশ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

calicot brousse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Belukar calico
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kattun Busch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

キャラコブッシュ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

옥양목 덤불
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

California bush
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Vải bông dày bụi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காலிகோ புஷ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कालिको बुश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Calico bush
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

calico cespuglio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

perkal krzak
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бязь кущ
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

stambă Bush
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τσίτι Μπους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

calico bos
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

calico bush
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Calico bush
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of calico bush

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CALICO BUSH»

The term «calico bush» is used very little and occupies the 178.898 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about calico bush

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CALICO BUSH»

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Calico Bush
A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.
Rachel Field, 2008
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Calico Bush
An orphaned twelve-year-old French immigrant girl is forced to work as a servant for a family of settlers living on the Maine coast in the 1740s.
Rachel Field, 1987
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The Newbery Companion: Booktalk and Related Materials for ...
... supplied the illustrations. Other works for young people followed, including Calico Bush (see "Honor Books," 1932, p. 56). Plot. Summary. "The antique shop is very still." So began the remarkable adventures of an extraordinary doll named  ...
John Thomas Gillespie, Corinne J. Naden, 2001
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The Horticulture Gardener’s Guides - Shrubs
Kalmia latifolia (zone 4-9), the calico bush, is a beautiful, rhododendron-like shrub, with glossy, medium green foliage and clusters of pretty, bright pink flowers in early summer. The flower buds look like piped blobs of icing, and even the open, ...
Andy McIndoe, 2005
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Hitty Her First Hundred Years
Young Phoebe was very proud of her beautiful doll and took her everywhere, even on a long sailing trip in a whaler. This is the story of Hitty's years with Phoebe, and the many that follow in the life of a well-loved doll.
Rachel Field, 2009
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Trick Rider
Little Else has joined Ma Calico's circus and she's a big hit! But will her hard work pay off with mean Ma Calico in charge? If Little Else can track down the wild bushranger Harry Blast, would he be a match for Ma?
Julie Hunt, Beth Norling, 2011
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Resources of the southern fields and forests, medical botany ...
Calico bush, poisonous and narcotic prop, of, 419, 420. Castor oil plant, 134. " " " mode of cultivation,. Calendar for the garden, 700. Calamus, an aromatic, 626, 459 ; vol. oil of, 627 ; to tan, 627. Calico printing, plants used in, 205, 444.
Frncis Peyre Porcher, 1869
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Prayer for a Child
A prayer full of the intimate gentleness for familiar things, the love of friends and family, and the kindly protection of God.
Rachel Field, 2011
9
The Tree and Shrub Specialist
14.47,53 Buying shrubs and trees 8-9 daesalpinia gilliesii 55 Calico Bush 25 Californian Tree Poppy 26,62 Callicarpa bodinieri 42. 60 Callistemon 7 1 Calluna 32.67. 70 C. vulgaris 5, 18. 19,32 Calocedrus decurrens 36. 57 Camellia 50.
David Squire, 2005
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A History of Watauga County, North Carolina: With Sketches ...
It is what we call mountain laurel, as distinguished from the ivy or calico bush, which has spotted, bell-shaped blooms. But we make no distinction between it and what botanists call the rhododendron catawbiense, which has a smaller leaf and ...
John Preston Arthur, 1915

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CALICO BUSH»

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Go Ohio Valley: Lake Katharine State Nature Preserve
The preserve features a 6-mile trail system with three excellent trails, which are Calico Bush Trail, Pine Ridge Trail and Salt Creek Trail. Special ... «Athens Messenger, Jan 15»
2
Union: Mountain Laurel Sanctuary
Here the native shrubs — also known as calico bush, mountain ivy and spoonwood — grow to heights of 10 to 12 feet along a gravel path ... «Hartford Courant, Jun 14»
3
Giant rhodos mesmerise
Just up the slope on your left a group of calico bush or Kalmia latifolia just coming into flower. All along the way you can see where the ... «Taranaki Daily News, Nov 12»
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Rachel Field — poet, writer, daughter of Maine
“Hitty: Her First Hundred Years” — winner of the Newbery Award in 1930 (first woman recipient). • “Calico Bush” — Newbery Honor winner. «Bangor Daily News, Aug 11»
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Lake Katharine State Nature Preserve in southern Ohio blossoms in …
It is dominated by the colorful calico bush or mountain laurel. The preserve's Calico Bush Trail is surrounded by massive sandstone ... «Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Mar 08»

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