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Meaning of "twayblade" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TWAYBLADE

Translation of Medieval Latin bifolium having two leaves, from obsolete twaytwo + blade.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TWAYBLADE

twayblade  [ˈtweɪˌbleɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TWAYBLADE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Twayblade 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 TWAYBLADE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

twayblade

Neottia

Neottia is a genus of orchids. The genus now includes the former genus Listera, commonly known as twayblades referring to the single pair of opposite leaves at the base of the flowering stem. The genus is native to cooler temperate and subarctic regions throughout the Northern Hemisphere, including the Arctic. They produce racemose inflorescences with flowers in shades of green or dull pink through to maroon and purple. The lip of each flower is prominently forked or two-lobed. Some species are completely without chlorophyll and have leaves which are reduced to scales. N. nidus-avis, a non-photosynthetic species...

Definition of twayblade in the English dictionary

The definition of twayblade in the dictionary is any terrestrial orchid of the genus Listera, having a basal pair of oval unstalked leaves arranged opposite each other. Other definition of twayblade is any of various other orchids with paired basal leaves.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TWAYBLADE


accolade
ˈækəˌleɪd
Adelaide
ˈædɪˌleɪd
blade
bleɪd
clade
kleɪd
escalade
ˌɛskəˈleɪd
fusillade
ˌfjuːzɪˈleɪd
glade
ɡleɪd
grillade
ˈɡrɪleɪd
inlaid
ˈɪnˌleɪd
lade
leɪd
laid
leɪd
marmalade
ˈmɑːməˌleɪd
overlaid
ˌəʊvəˈleɪd
Rollerblade
ˈrəʊləˌbleɪd
sawblade
ˈsɔːˌbleɪd
slade
sleɪd
snowblade
ˈsnəʊˌbleɪd
splayed
spleɪd
switchblade
ˈswɪtʃˌbleɪd
unplayed
ʌnˈpleɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TWAYBLADE

twaddle
twaddler
twaddly
twae
twain
twaite shad
twal
twalpenny
twang
twanger
twangingly
twangle
twangler
twangy
twank
twankay
twat
twattle
twattler
tweak

WORDS THAT END LIKE TWAYBLADE

ballade
defilade
degringolade
ebrillade
enfilade
oeillade
orange marmalade
overlade
phylloclade
razor blade
remoulade
rotor blade
roulade
safety blade
salade
scalade
shoulder blade
turbine blade
unlade
wiper blade

Synonyms and antonyms of twayblade in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «twayblade» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

twayblade
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Translator English - Spanish

twayblade
570 millions of speakers

English

twayblade
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

twayblade
380 millions of speakers
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twayblade
280 millions of speakers

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twayblade
278 millions of speakers

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twayblade
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Translator English - Bengali

twayblade
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Translator English - French

twayblade
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Twayblade
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Translator English - German

twayblade
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Translator English - Japanese

twayblade
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Translator English - Korean

twayblade
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Translator English - Javanese

Twayblade
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

twayblade
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

twayblade
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टवेब्लॅड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

twayblade
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

twayblade
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

twayblade
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

twayblade
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

twayblade
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

twayblade
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

twayblade
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

twayblade
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

twayblade
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of twayblade

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TWAYBLADE»

The term «twayblade» is normally little used and occupies the 149.883 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TWAYBLADE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about twayblade

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TWAYBLADE»

Discover the use of twayblade in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to twayblade and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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CRC Ethnobotany Desk Reference
(1) Listera auriculata; (2) AURICLED TWAYBLADE; (3) orchidaceae; (4) Acadia National Park, Isle Royale National Park, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore 15562. (1) Listera australis; (2) SOUTHERN TWAYBLADE; (3) orchidaceae; ...
Tim Johnson, 1998
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Wildflowers and Other Plants of Iowa Wetlands
Bog twayblade: Liparis loeselii (L.) L. C. Rich. 163 Other common names: Fen orchid, Green twayblade, Loesel's bog orchid, Loesel's twayblade, Yellow twayblade. l.iparis: Named from the Greek liparos, "fat" or "shining" from the smooth and ...
Sylvan T. Runkel, Dean M. Roosa, 2010
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Plants of Kananaskis Country in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta
Listera. borealis. Morong. NORTHERN TWAYBLADE Northern twayblade is an orchid with inconspicuous flowers; the plant is only 10 to 20 cm high, but the leaves are characteristic and help to identify the plant. There is only a single pair of ...
Beryl Hallworth, Chendanda Chengappa Chinnappa, 1997
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Native Orchids of North America North of Mexico
... Alaska Piperia, 111 American Frog-orchid, 114 American Valerian, 24 Andrew's Rose-purple-orchid, 54 Apiculate Cleft -lip, 119 Appalachian Twayblade, 127 Arethusa, 164 Auricled Twayblade, 117 Autumn Coral-root, 330 Autumn Tresses, ...
Donovan Stewart Correll, 1978
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The National Wetland Plant List
FACW Auricled Twayblade Listera australis Lindl. FACW FACW FACW FACW Southern Twayblade Listera banksiana Lindl. FACU FACU OBL FACU Northwestern Twayblade Listera borealis Morong FACU FACW FACW Northern Twayblade ...
Robert Lichvar, 2012
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Caring for our natural community: region 1 - threatened, ...
Uparis loeselii Current geographic range of Loesel's twayblade (Liparis loeselif) in North. USFWS Status: None USFS Region 1 Status: Sensitive In North Dakota Description.-An inflorescence of white to yellowish-green flowers tips a single ...
Susan Reel, Lisa Schassberger Roe, William Ruediger, 1989
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Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia
APPALACHIAN. TWAYBLADE. Listera smallii Wiegand Synonym: Ophrys smallii (Wiegand) House Family: Orchidaceae (orchid) Georgia Natural Heritage Ranks: G4/S2 Legal Status: GA-Special Concern US- none Federal Wetland Status: ...
Linda G. Chafin, 2007
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Native Orchids of Nova Scotia: A Field Guide
Adder's-mouth Malaxis bayardii Blunt-leaved Orchid Platanthera obtusata Bracted Orchid Coeloglossum viride var. virescens Broad-lipped Twayblade Listera convallarioides Broad-leaved Helleborine Epipacfis helleborine red & albino forms ...
Carl Munden, 2001
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Water and Wetland Plants of the Prairie Provinces
Hea rt-leaved Twayblade Syn.: Ophrys cordata L. . . . . . W Listera is dedicated to a celebrated English naturalist by Peertgggjal the name of Martin Lister (1638- 1711). Cordata means name heart-shaped. Twayblade refers to the two opposite  ...
Heinjo Lahring, 2003
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Wild Orchids of Texas
Listera, the twayblade orchids, are named for Dr. Martin Lister (1638–1711), a pioneer paleontologist, physician, and English naturalist. The genus Listera includes twentyfive orchid species that growincool, temperate regions of the Northern ...
Joe Liggio, Ann Orto Liggio, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TWAYBLADE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term twayblade is used in the context of the following news items.
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Royston Photographic Society celebrates another successful year
He showed them a host of Bee, Pyramidal, Spotted, Marsh and Twayblade Orchids. Barry, who is a larger-than-life author and natural history photographer, gave ... «Royston Crow, Jul 15»
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Keep an eye out for butterflies fluttering by as count continues
Looking under the other vegetarian lesser twayblade was found. The flowers in the meadow behind Chapel Lands in Alnwick on June 23, included common ... «Northumberland Gazette, Jul 15»
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Hummingbirds, beneficial insects deserve native coral honeysuckle
Several unusual animals such as Mabee's salamander and plants such as southern twayblade, slender spikerush, and water tolerant black gum and overcup ... «Daily Press, Jun 15»
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On the Trails: Tricky flowers
Twayblade orchid: A visiting tiny bee or fly pokes into the miniscule flower, bumping into a projection that releases a sticky gob that pulls out clumps of pollen. «Juneau Empire, Jun 15»
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Once thought lost, rare orchid reappears in Ohio
They had stumbled into a colony of heart-leaved twayblade (Listera cordata). This miniscule orchid had been found only once before, in 1933, also in Ashtabula ... «Columbus Dispatch, May 15»
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Colourful creatures and landcapes....
Jan Savage, of Tiverton Road, Loughborough, spotted this wild Twayblade orchid - a floral champion. And Alan Barker, from Shepshed, captured a heron that ... «LoughboroughEcho.net, May 15»
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Orchid spotters help map climate change
“The next one that's coming along is the common twayblade. And fairly soon, in about another week or so, we're really going to hit main orchid season. And then ... «BBC News, May 15»
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Focus on: Clarborough Tunnel nature reserve
... is also home to a healthy population of pyramidal orchids along with other orchids such as common-spotted, and early-purple orchids and common twayblade. «Nottingham Post, May 15»
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Trout lilies carpet forest floor at Wolf Creek Preserve
But the preserve is home to many other wonderful and rare botanical specimens — coral root orchids, southern twayblade orchids and green fly orchids, among ... «Tallahassee.com, Mar 15»
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Staten Island Protectors: 10 facts to know before environmental …
... of plants and animals, including the Virginia pine and blackjack oak, cranberry, lizard tail, possum-haw and bog twayblade and the Northern Fence Lizard. «SILive.com, Jan 15»

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