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Meaning of "crested dog's-tail" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CRESTED DOG'S-TAIL

Named from the fancied resemblance between its one-sided flower spike and a dog's feathery tail.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CRESTED DOG'S-TAIL

crested dog's-tail play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRESTED DOG'S-TAIL

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adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crested dog's-tail 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 CRESTED DOG'S-TAIL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of crested dog's-tail in the English dictionary

The definition of crested dog's-tail in the dictionary is a common wiry perennial grass, Cynosurus cristatus, of meadows and pasture.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRESTED DOG'S-TAIL

cress
Cressent
cresset
Cressid
Cressida
Cressy
crest
cresta run
crestal
crested
crested screamer
crested tit
crestfallen
crestfallenly
crestfallenness
cresting
crestless
cresyl
cresylic
cresylic acid

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRESTED DOG'S-TAIL

cat-tail
cat´s-tail
coat-tail
cocktail
detail
dog´s-tail
e-tail
entail
fishtail
go into detail
in detail
mare´s-tail
nose to tail
pigtail
ponytail
racket-tail
rat-tail
retail
shirt-tail
tail

Synonyms and antonyms of crested dog's-tail in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «crested dog's-tail» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRESTED DOG'S-TAIL

Find out the translation of crested dog's-tail to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crested dog's-tail from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crested dog's-tail» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

冠毛狗尾
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cresta DOG´S - cola
570 millions of speakers

English

crested dog´s-tail
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कलगी dog´s पूंछ
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

متوج dog´s الذيل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

хохлатая принадлежности для хвоста
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

crista caninos -tail
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্রিসমাসের কুকুর-লেজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Crételle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ekor anjing
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kammgras Schwanz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

トキdog´sテール
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

볏 dog´s 꼬리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Crested dog-tail
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

mào loại cây hòa bản
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Crested dog´s- வால்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Crested कुत्रे-शेपूट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tepeli köpek kuyruğu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

crested il cane- coda
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

czubaty ogon dla psów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чубата приналежності для хвоста
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

creastă dog´s - coadă
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

κορωνίδα του σκύλου - ουρά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

crested dog´s - stert
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

krönt hundens svans
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

crested hundens hale
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crested dog's-tail

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRESTED DOG'S-TAIL»

The term «crested dog's-tail» is barely ever used and occupies the 200.923 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRESTED DOG'S-TAIL» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRESTED DOG'S-TAIL»

Discover the use of crested dog's-tail in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crested dog's-tail and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The British farmer's cyclopaedia: or, Complete agricultural ...
Crested dog's tail grass - 10 lbs. Meadow fescue grass - 1 bushel. Meadow fox- tail grass - 1 bushel. And where the three last cannot be procured : Meadow soft grass or Yorkshire white - - - 2 bushels. Meadow cat's tail or Timothy grass - - 4 lbs.
Thomas Potts, 1808
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The Domestic Encyclopedia: Or, A Dictionary of Facts and ...
Crested— Dog's-tail grass — Cynosures crutatut. Bough — Dog's-tail — Cynosurus eohina- tus. Blue — Dog's-tail — Cynosurus orrnfew. Bearded — Dog's-tail— Cynosurus tow ecus. Gebcs XXV. Creeping — Soft grass — Holcus lanatvt.
Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, Thomas Cooper, 1821
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The domestic encyclopedia, or, A dictionary of facts and ...
Crested— Dog's-tail grass — -Cynosurus criitatus. Rough — Dog's-tail — Cynosurus eohina- tus. Blue — Dog's-tail — Cynosurus caruleus. Bearded — Dog's-tail — Cynosurus pani- ceus. Genus XXV. Creeping— Soft grass — Holcus lanatus.
Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, Thomas Cooper, Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress), 1821
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Sports Turf & Amenity Grasses: A Manual for Use and ...
Wallaby grass Bromus catharticus Prairie grass Prairie grass Rescue grass Rescue grass (South Africa) Cynosurus cristatus Crested dog's tail Crested dog's tail grass Crested dog's tail grass, Dog's tail grass Dactylis glomerata Cocksfoot ...
David Aldous, Ian H. Chivers, 2002
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Museum rusticum et commerciale: or, Select papers on ...
... 8. which, we apprehendj may probably be those three grasses, the numbers corresponding to the order in which they lie in Stilling feet's delineation *. X. I send you, gentlemen, what seems indisputably the " crested dog's-tail" marked Numb.
Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain), 1765
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The Annual review and history of literature, A. Aiken ed
Marl or cow grass ; rough cock's-foot grass ; crested dog's-tail ; meadow fescue grass j meadow fox-tail grass ; rough-stalked meadow grass ; [all oat grass ; trefoil ; meadow soft grass, or Yorkshire white ; meadow cat's-tail, or timothy grass .
Arthur Aikin, 1805
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The Massachusetts Agricultural Repository and Journal
Marl or cow-grass, 5lbs.; trefoil, 5lbs.; crested dog's-tail grass, 10lbs.; meadow fescue grass, one bushel ; meadow fox-tail grass, one bushel. And where the three last cannot be procured.l meadow soft grass, two bushels; meadow cat's- tail or ...
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The complete farmer: or, a general dictionary of husbandry ...
prafeniti, or meadow-fescue grass ; and the cynosu- he says, to be recommended for the two divisions of rus cristatus, or crested dog's-tail grass; represen- soil distinguished under the titles of loam, and sand, tations of each of which may be  ...
Society of Arts (Great Britain). Society of Gentlemen, Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain), 1807
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Universal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation ...
Pist. germ turbinate; styles two, villose ; stigmas simple. — Per. none ; seed single in the corolla. Species. The species are mostly perennials, as — Cynosurus cristatus, seu Phleum, Crested Dog's-Tail Grass, or Bent-Grass. — Cynosurus durus ...
George Crabb, 1823
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CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names: Common Names, ...
Ed. 5. 33. 1754. Species/Vernacular Names: C. cristatus L. English: crested dog's tail, crested dogtail C. echinatus L. English: bristly dog's tail, crested dog's tail, dogtail, rough dog's tail, rough dog's tail grass, hedgehog dogtail Cynoxylon (Raf. ) ...
Umberto Quattrocchi, 1999

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRESTED DOG'S-TAIL»

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Establishing a wildflower area
MG5, Crested Dog's-tail - Common Knapweed (Cynosurus cristatus - Centaurea nigra) Grassland is the type that occurs over most of the ... «Pitchcare, Apr 15»
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Ancient grassland species take a century to return
... found on biodiverse grasslands across much of the UK, including greater knapweed, crested dog's-tail, pale flax and common sanfoin. «Planet Earth, Jul 14»

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