Definition of Feathertop

1. Noun. Northeastern tropical African plant having feathery panicles.

Exact synonyms: Feathertop Grass, Pennistum Villosum
Generic synonyms: Grass
Group relationships: Genus Pennisetum, Pennisetum



2. Noun. A variety of reed grass.
Exact synonyms: Calamagrostis Acutiflora, Feather Reed Grass
Generic synonyms: Reed Grass

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feathertop

featherings
featherless
featherless biped
featherlessness
featherlight
featherlike
featherly
feathermaker
feathermakers
feathers
featherstitch
featherstitched
featherstitches
feathertail
feathertails
feathertop (current term)
feathertop grass
featherweight
featherweights
featherwood
featherwoods
featherwork
featherworks
feathery
feating
featlier
featliest
featly
featness
featous

Literary usage of Feathertop

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1. Dramatization: Selections from English Classics Adapted in Dramatic Form by Sarah Emma Simons, Clem Irwin Orr (1913)
"The adventures of feathertop while out in the world, are omitted because of the ... Scene I THE MAKING OF feathertop Characters: Mother Rigby, a Witch. ..."

2. American Prose (1607-1865) edited by Walter Cochrane Bronson (1898)
"[From Mosses from an Old Manse, "The Procession of Life," 1846. The text is that of the revised edition of 1854.] feathertop " Dickon," cried Mother Rigby, ..."

3. Cassell's Picturesque Australasia by Edward Ellis Morris (1890)
"... feathertop and Hotham— •'Sailor Bill's"—Omeo—The Sisters and Mount Tambo—Mount Kosciusko—Limestone Creek—The Snowy River—The Tambo—The Dargo. ..."

4. Cassell's Picturesque Australasia by Edward Ellis Morris (1888)
"... feathertop and Hotham— " Sailor Bill's "—Omeo—The Sisters and Mount Tambo—Mount Kosciusko—Limestone Creek—The Snowy River—The Tambo—The Dargo. ..."

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