babies' breath

babies' breath
n.
BABY'S BREATH

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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  • babies' breath — n. BABY S BREATH * * * …   Universalium

  • babies'-breath — ba′bies breath n. pln baby s breath …   From formal English to slang

  • babies'-breath — noun tall plant with small lance shaped leaves and numerous tiny white or pink flowers • Syn: ↑baby s breath, ↑Gypsophila paniculata • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Gypsophila, ↑genus Gypsophila * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • babies'-breath — /bay beez breth /, n. baby s breath. * * * …   Universalium

  • babies' breath — noun see baby s breath …   Useful english dictionary

  • ba|by's-breath — «BAY beez BREHTH», noun. = babies breath. (Cf. ↑babies breath) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ba|bies'-breath — «BAY beez BREHTH», noun. 1. a tall plant bearing numerous clusters of small, fragrant, white or pink flowers on branching stalks; gypsophila. Babies breath is a member of the pink family and is often grown in rock gardens. 2. any of various other …   Useful english dictionary

  • baby's-breath — ba′by s breath or babies breath n. pln a tall plant, Gypsophila paniculata, of the pink family • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • baby's-breath — /bay beez breth /, n. a tall plant, Gypsophila paniculata, of the pink family, having lance shaped leaves and numerous small, fragrant, white or pink flowers. Also, babies breath. [1885 90; so called from its delicate odor and bloom] * * * …   Universalium

  • baby's breath — /ˌbeɪbiz ˈbrɛθ/ (say .baybeez breth) noun 1. a tall herb, Gypsophila paniculata, of the pink family, bearing numerous small, fragrant, white or pink flowers, much used in floral arrangements. 2. any of certain other plants with small, fragrant… …   Australian English dictionary


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