wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup
Wordswarms From Years Past


13-Letter Words
12-Letter Words
11-Letter Words
10-Letter Words
9-Letter Words
8-Letter Words
7-Letter Words
6-Letter Words
5-Letter Words
4-Letter Words
3-Letter Words


Adjacent Words

Halted
Halter
Halter-sack
halterbreak
haltere
Haltered
halteres
Haltering
halterneck
Haltica concinna
Haltica nemorum
Halting
Haltingly
Haltom City
Halton Hills
halva
halvah
Halvans
Halve
Halved
halvers
Halves
Halving

Haltica or Phyllotreta striolata definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Turnip Tur"nip, n. [OE. turnep; probably fr. turn, or F. tour a turn, turning lathe + OE. nepe a turnip, AS. n[=ae]pe, L. napus. Cf. Turn,v. t., Navew.] (Bot.) The edible, fleshy, roundish, or somewhat conical, root of a cruciferous plant (Brassica campestris, var. Napus); also, the plant itself. [Formerly written also turnep.] Swedish turnip (Bot.), a kind of turnip. See Ruta-baga. Turnip flea (Zo["o]l.), a small flea-beetle (Haltica, or Phyllotreta, striolata), which feeds upon the turnip, and often seriously injures it. It is black with a stripe of yellow on each elytron. The name is also applied to several other small insects which are injurious to turnips. See Illust. under Flea-beetle. Turnip fly. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The turnip flea. (b) A two-winged fly (Anthomyia radicum) whose larv[ae] live in the turnip root.



Wordswarm.net: Look up a word or phrase

 


wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup