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cranesbill


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crane's-bill  \Crane's"-bill`\  (kr?nz"b?l`),  n. 
  1.  (Bot.)  The  geranium;  --  so  named  from  the  long  axis  of  the 
  fruit,  which  resembles  the  beak  of  a  crane.  --Dr.  Prior. 
 
  2.  (Surg.)  A  pair  of  long-beaked  forceps. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cranesbill 
  n  :  any  of  numerous  geraniums  of  the  genus  Geranium  [syn:  {crane's 
  bill}] 




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