Definition of Painted tongue

1. Noun. Chilean herb having velvety funnel-shaped yellowish or violet flowers with long tonguelike styles at the corolla throat.

Exact synonyms: Salpiglossis Sinuata
Generic synonyms: Salpiglossis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Painted Tongue

painted dog
painted dogs
painted frog
painted greenling
painted hunting dog
painted hunting dogs
painted ladies
painted lady
painted leaf
painted nettle
painted out
painted sandgrouse
painted snipes
painted terrapin
painted tongue (current term)
painted tortoise
painted turtle
painted wolf
painted wolves
painter's colic
painter's tape
painter's tapes

Literary usage of Painted tongue

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1. A new and literal translation of Juvenal and Persius; with notes by M. Madan by Juvenal (1839)
"... which conceals it : hence dissimulation, flattery, which cover the real sentiments of the heart. See Matt xxiii. 27. —painted tongue. ..."

2. The Flower Garden: A Handbook of Practical Garden Lore by Ida Dandridge Bennett (1903)
"... Old Woman, Orchid Vine, Oriental Poppy, Oswego Tea, Painted Daisy, Painted Leaf, painted tongue, Pampas Grass, Pancratium, Paris Daisy, See Mimulus. ..."

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