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paint roller
paint stripper
paint the lily
paint the town red
paint-brush
paintable
paintball
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Painted
painted beauty
painted bunting
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Painted Desert
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Painted partridge
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painted trillium
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painted cup definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any of various plants of the genus Castilleja having dense spikes of hooded flowers with brightly colored bracts [syn: Indian paintbrush, painted cup]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1787 Indian paintbrush 1

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Painted Paint"ed, a. 1. Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors. As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean. --Coleridge. 2. (Nat. Hist.) Marked with bright colors; as, the painted turtle; painted bunting. Painted beauty (Zo["o]l.), a handsome American butterfly (Vanessa Huntera), having a variety of bright colors, Painted cup (Bot.), any plant of an American genus of herbs (Castilleia) in which the bracts are usually bright-colored and more showy than the flowers. Castilleia coccinea has brilliantly scarlet bracts, and is common in meadows. Painted finch. See Nonpareil. Painted lady (Zo["o]l.), a bright-colored butterfly. See Thistle butterfly. Painted turtle (Zo["o]l.), a common American freshwater tortoise (Chrysemys picta), having bright red and yellow markings beneath.




 


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