Definition of Harvest-lice

1. Noun. Erect perennial Old World herb of dry grassy habitats.

Exact synonyms: Agrimonia Eupatoria
Generic synonyms: Agrimonia, Agrimony



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Harvest-lice

hartshorns
hartwort
hartworts
harum-scarum
harumph
harumphed
harumphing
harumphs
haruspex
haruspication
haruspications
haruspices
haruspicies
haruspicy
harvest
harvest-lice (current term)
harvest bug
harvest fly
harvest home
harvest mite
harvest mites
harvest moon
harvest mouse
harvest time
harvest times
harvestable
harvested
harvester
harvester ant
harvesters

Literary usage of Harvest-lice

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"Harvest Lice. (1) The fruits of Agrimonia Eupatoria, L.—Hants. '(Now Forest). (2) The fruits of Galium Aparine, L.—Hants. (New Forest). ..."

2. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"B. frondosa L. ('anada and eastern to central US Common Beggar-ticks, Stick-tight, Beggar-lice, Cow-lice, harvest-lice, ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"Wr. Harvest Bells. Gentiana Pneumonanthe, L.—Ger. Prior, p. 103. Harvest Lice. (1) The fruits of Agrimonia Eupatoria, L.—Hants. (Now Forest). ..."

4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri and Nebraska. Introduced into Europe. Cuckold. harvest-lice. Pitchforks. Aug.-Oct. 4. ..."

5. Collections for an Essay Towards a Materia Medica of the United States by Benjamin Smith Barton (1900)
"harvest-lice. Cuckold. Blossoms yellow. In corn fields. September. EUPATORIUM. Linn. Gen. Plant. 842. ..."

6. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"Other English names: Purple-stemmed Stickseed, Harvest Lice. Native. Annual. Propagates by seeds. Time of bloom: August to October. Seed-time: September to ..."

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