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alfileria


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alfileria  \Al*fil`e*ri"a\,  Alfilerilla  \Al*fil`e*ril"la\,  n. 
  [Mex.  Sp.,  fr  Sp  alfiler  pin.] 
  Same  as  {Alfilaria}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  alfileria 
  n  :  European  weed  naturalized  in  southwestern  United  States  and 
  Mexico  having  reddish  decumbent  stems  with  small  fernlike 
  leaves  and  small  deep  reddish-lavender  flowers  followed 
  by  slender  pinlike  fruits  that  stick  straight  up  often 
  grown  for  forage  [syn:  {redstem  storksbill},  {alfilaria}, 
  {filaree},  {filaria},  {clocks},  {pin  grass},  {pin  clover}, 
  {Erodium  cicutarium}] 




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