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n.
Same as Orangeroot.
n.
A disease of the bile in horses, cattle, and sheep, causing yellowness of the eyes; jaundice.
n.
A disease of plants, esp. of peach trees, in which the leaves turn to a yellowish color; jeterus.
n.
A group of butterflies in which the predominating color is yellow. It includes the common small yellow butterflies. Called also redhorns, and sulphurs. See Sulphur.
n.
A kind of pepper grass (Lepidium campestre).
n.
Alt. of Yellowshins
n.
See Yellolegs.
n.
Any one of several species of marine carangoid fishes of the genus Seriola; especially, the large California species (S. dorsalis) which sometimes weighs thirty or forty pounds, and is highly esteemed as a food fish; -- called also cavasina, and white salmon.
n.
The mademoiselle, or silver perch.
n.
The menhaden.
n.
The runner, 12.
n.
A California rockfish (Sebastodes flavidus).
n.
The sailor's choice (Diplodus rhomboides).
n.
Any one of several species of American ground warblers of the genus Geothlypis, esp. the Maryland yellowthroat (G. trichas), which is a very common species.
n.
A kind of grass, perhaps a species of Agrostis.
n.
The wood of any one of several different kinds of trees; also, any one of the trees themselves. Among the trees so called are the Cladrastis tinctoria, an American leguminous tree; the several species of prickly ash (Xanthoxylum); the Australian Flindersia Oxleyana, a tree related to the mahogany; certain South African species of Podocarpus, trees related to the yew; the East Indian Podocarpus latifolia; and the true satinwood (Chloroxylon Swietenia). All these Old World trees furnish valuable timber.
n.
A European yellow-flowered, gentianaceous (Chlora perfoliata). The whole plant is intensely bitter, and is sometimes used as a tonic, and also in dyeing yellow.
imp. & p. p.
of Yelp
p. pr. & vb. n.
of Yelp
v. i.
To boast.

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