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groundsel

División en sílabas: ground·sel
Pronunciación: /ˈɡroun(d)səl
 
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Definición de groundsel en inglés:

sustantivo

1A widely distributed plant of the daisy family, with yellow rayless flowers.
Example sentences
  • In the last analysis, groundsels breeding groundsels is not evolution - that's groundless!
  • While studying a drab little plant called the groundsel, he was struck by the fact that plants of the same genetic variety could look very different in different environments.
  • The image, of a groundsel, shows Britain's newest species of plant - found next to the railway station car park in York.
2 variant spelling of groundsill.

Origen

Old English gundæswelgiæ (later grundeswylige), probably from gund 'pus' + swelgan 'to swallow' (with reference to its use in poultices). The later form may be by association with ground1, and refer to the plant's rapid growth.

Words that rhyme with groundsel

council, counsel

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