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Symbol: OOFOM Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   HAFRM Haplopappus fremontii (A. Gray) Greene ssp. monocephalus (A. Nelson) H.M. Hall Distribution: Oonopsisfoliosa(A. Gray) Greene var.monocephala(A. Nelson) Kartesz & Gandhi distribution:USA(CO) Classification:      ...

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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.