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2012-06-15 03:22:29

Symbol: NOSA Group: Dicot Family: Amaranthaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: HI    N Synonyms:   NOSAD Nototrichium sandwicense (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. decipiens Sherff   NOSAD2 Nototrichium sandwicense (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. dubium Sherff   NOSAF Nototrichium sandwicense (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. forbesii Sherff  ...

Cockscomb Celosia
2005-07-12 10:26:47

The cockscombs are edible and ornamental plants named for their brightly colored flower heads, comprising the genus Celosia of the family Amaranthaceae (subfamily Amaranthoideae). They are similar in appearance and uses to the amaranths. Silver cockscomb is grown as a leaf vegetable and pseudo-cereal, especially in West and Central Africa and Southeast Asia. It is also the most important...

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ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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