Definition of Bedstraws

1. Noun. (plural of bedstraw) ¹



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Definition of Bedstraws

1. bedstraw [n] - See also: bedstraw

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bedstraws

bedspreads
bedspring
bedsprings
bedstaff
bedstaffs
bedstand
bedstands
bedstaves
bedstead
bedsteads
bedstock
bedstocks
bedstone
bedstones
bedstraw
bedstraws (current term)
bedswerver
bedswervers
bedtick
bedticks
bedtime
bedtime stories
bedtime story
bedtimes
bedtop
bedtops
bedu
beduck
beducked
beducking

Literary usage of Bedstraws

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

1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"From bedstraws to Lobelias. if The thirty-third order includes the madder ... Of the madder family the little bedstraws of the woods are well-known forms. ..."

2. Reports of the Survey (1899)
"From bedstraws to Lobelias. ie thirty-third order includes the madder family, to which the exotic coffee and ... bedstraws. Of the madder family the little ..."

3. Recreative Science: A Record and Remembrancer of Intellectual Observation (1860)
"We will not pay our readers the bad compliment to suppose they do not know every plant we Lave just named; probably, too, they can tell the bedstraws and ..."

4. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1873)
"... feeding on Galium mollugo more frequently than on any other of the bedstraws. In the long-continued dry weather we occasionally have in the summer, ..."

5. Soil Conditions and Plant Growth by Edward John Russell (1917)
"... shrubs—guelder rose, dogwood, hawthorn, hazel, maple, juniper; and especially of flowering plants— scabious, the bedstraws, vetches, ragwort, figwort. ..."

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