Definition of Fiorin

1. n. A species of creeping bent grass (Agrostis alba); -- called also fiorin grass.



Definition of Fiorin

1. Noun. (botany) A species of creeping bentgrass (''Agrostis alba''). ¹

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Definition of Fiorin

1. a type of grass [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fiorin

1. A species of creeping bent grass (Agrostis alba). Synonym: fiorin grass. Origin: Cf. Ir. Fiothran a sort of grass. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fiorin

finochia
finochie
finochii
finochio
finochios
finooks
finos
finpike
fins
finsko
fioratura
fioraturae
fiord
fiords
fiorin (current term)
fiorino
fiorinos
fiorins
fiorite
fioritura
fioriture
fip
fipennies
fipenny
fipexide
fippence
fippences
fippennies
fippenny

Literary usage of Fiorin

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1896)
"Besides several letters on fiorin grass to the ' Gentleman's Magazine ' between ... 'The Cultivation of fiorin : a Letter to the Bath and West of England ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1816)
"That fiorin suits Northern latitudes, ii established by tbe exultation of the DANES, who have already cultivated fiorin extensively, 1and are profuse in ..."

3. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1815)
"Memoir on tht fiorin Grass, by Mr. ROBERT ... Mr. Curwen had been a sceptic as to pre-eminent va'ue of fiorin grass, as contended for by iis admirers, ..."

4. Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines edited by Enos Bronson (1812)
"ON fiorin GRASS. (With a Plate.) THE tribe of GRASSES, ranks high in the vegetable system. It is the best known, and most general of any family of plants, ..."

5. The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries and Improvements (1818)
"A Report on the Cultivation and Application fiorin Grass. By the Rev. WB BARTER. from the LETTERS and PAPERS of the BATH and WEST of ENGLAND SOCIETY. ..."

6. The American Farmer's Instructor, Or Practical Agriculturist: Comprehending by Francis S. Wiggins (1840)
"The fiorin or bent grass, sometimes called creeping bent grass, affords a wholesome food to cattleā€”is a very common grass in England, and many parts of ..."

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