ram's horn


ram's horn
noun
annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Proboscidea, ↑genus Proboscidea

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  • ram's-horn — ram sˈ horn noun 1. The horn of a ram 2. Any article made of or resembling this, eg a trumpet or snuff box adjective Made of ram s horn • • • Main Entry: ↑ram …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ram's horn — Ram Ram (r[a^]m), n. [AS. ramm, ram; akin to OHG. & D. ram, Prov. G. ramm, and perh. to Icel. ramr strong.] 1. The male of the sheep and allied animals. In some parts of England a ram is called a {tup}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) (a) Aries, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ram's horn — Ram’s horn can mean:* Shofar, a musical instrument used for religious purposes * Proboscidea , a genus of plants * The IPA symbol for the close mid back unrounded vowel (IPA|/ɤ/), known as “ram’s horns” * Ram’s Horn (restaurant), a Detroit,… …   Wikipedia

  • ram’s horn — The pilot or flight control yoke, or the control column resembling a ram’s horn. Except for combat aircraft and some light and training aircraft, the control column in most aircraft is of the ram’s horn type. Ram’s horn (aircraft yoke) with a… …   Aviation dictionary

  • ram's horn — wind instrument, horn, instrument used to created sounds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ram's horn — 1) a box with slatted sides and holes in the bottom, used for washing fish in Newfoundland. The box was lowered into the water supported by straps attached to a boat or the wharf and men would sit on the edge to scrub the fish with brushes 2) a… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Ram's Horn (restaurant) — Ram s Horn is a family restaurant restaurant chain in the Detroit, Michigan metropolitan area. It was founded by three brothers, Gus , Gene , and Steve Kasapis , with the first location opening in 1967. They now have 25 locations all over the… …   Wikipedia

  • ram's-horn snail — «RAMZ HRN», a freshwater snail with a flat coiled shell, commonly found in aquariums …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Ram — (r[a^]m), n. [AS. ramm, ram; akin to OHG. & D. ram, Prov. G. ramm, and perh. to Icel. ramr strong.] 1. The male of the sheep and allied animals. In some parts of England a ram is called a {tup}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) (a) Aries, the sign of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English