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Wild

Meanings and phrases

wild

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. marked by extreme lack of restraint or control
  2. in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated; untamed
  3. in a state of extreme emotion
  4. deviating widely from an intended course
  5. (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud; violent
  6. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger; angry; furious; raging; tempestuous
  7. without civilizing influences; -Margaret Meade; barbarian; barbaric; savage; uncivilized; uncivilised
  8. without a basis in reason or fact; baseless; groundless; idle; unfounded; unwarranted
  9. intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with; crazy; dotty; gaga
  10. fanciful and unrealistic; foolish; fantastic
  11. located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; godforsaken; waste
  12. involving risk or danger; hazardous; risky
  13. talking or behaving irrationally; raving mad

wild

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in an uncontrolled and rampant manner; rampantly
  2. in a wild or undomesticated manner

wild

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wild primitive state untouched by civilization; natural state; state of nature
  2. a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition; wilderness

African wild ass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wild ass of Africa; Equus asinus

Arizona wild cotton

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shrub of southern Arizona and Mexico; wild cotton; Gossypium thurberi

Asian wild ox

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of Asiatic wild oxen

Buffalo Bill 's Wild West Show

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a spectacular show organized in 1883 by William F. Cody that featured horseback riding and marksmanship on a large scale; toured the United States and Europe; Wild West Show

Canada wild rye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. North American wild rye; Elymus canadensis

Wild Bill Hickock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. frontier marshal whose adventures have become legendary (1837-1876); Hickock; James Butler Hickock

Wild West

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the western United States during its frontier period

Wild West Show

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a spectacular show organized in 1883 by William F. Cody that featured horseback riding and marksmanship on a large scale; toured the United States and Europe; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show

nodding wild onion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. widely distributed North American wild onion with white to rose flowers; nodding onion; lady's leek; Allium cernuum

slender wild oat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. oat of southern Europe and southwestern Asia; Avena barbata

sow one 's wild oats

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. live promiscuously and self-indulgently; sow one's oats

wild China tree

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. deciduous tree of southwestern United States having pulpy fruit containing saponin; Sapindus drumondii; Sapindus marginatus

wild angelica

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European herb with compound leaves and white flowers; adventive on Cape Breton Island; Angelica sylvestris

wild apple

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of numerous wild apple trees usually with small acidic fruit; crab apple; crabapple

wild ass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several equine mammals of Asia and northeast Africa

wild basil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. aromatic herb having heads of small pink or whitish flowers; widely distributed in United States, Europe and Asia; cushion calamint; Clinopodium vulgare; Satureja vulgaris

wild bean

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans; groundnut; groundnut vine; Indian potato; potato bean; Apios americana; Apios tuberosa
  2. nutlike tuber; important food of Native Americans; groundnut; potato bean

wild bergamot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various aromatic herbs of the genus Monarda; monarda

wild blue yonder

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the sky as viewed during daylight; blue sky; blue; blue air

wild boar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States; boar; Sus scrofa
E.g.
  • The town's shape resmbles a wild boar's Fang.
  • It is shaped like a wild boar with two tusks.
  • This is where the last wild boar in Scotland was killed.

wild buckwheat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. low-growing shrub with spreading branches and flowers in loose heads; desert regions of western United States (California to Utah); California buckwheat; Erigonum fasciculatum

wild cabbage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. wild original of cultivated cabbages; common in western coastal Europe; Brassica oleracea

wild calla

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. plant of wetlands and bogs of temperate regions having small greenish flowers partly enclosed in a white spathe and red berries; water arum; Calla palustris

wild card

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an unpredictable factor
  2. a playing card whose value can be determined by the person who holds it
E.g.
  • The Tigers instead settled for the AL wild card.
  • In the second round she lost to wild card, former world No.
  • The Tennis Sub-Committee met to decide wild card entries on 17 June.

wild carrot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a widely naturalized Eurasian herb with finely cut foliage and white compound umbels of small white or yellowish flowers and thin yellowish roots; Queen Anne's lace; Daucus carota

wild cavy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. South American cavy; possibly ancestral to the domestic guinea pig; aperea; Cavia porcellus

wild celery

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. submerged aquatic plant with ribbonlike leaves; Old World and Australia; tape grass; eelgrass; Vallisneria spiralis
  2. herb of Europe and temperate Asia; Apium graveolens

wild chamomile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. annual Eurasian herb similar in fragrance and medicinal uses to chamomile though taste is more bitter and effect is considered inferior; sweet false chamomile; German chamomile; Matricaria recutita; Matricaria chamomilla

wild cherry

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the fruit of the wild cherry tree
  2. an uncultivated cherry tree; wild cherry tree

wild cherry tree

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an uncultivated cherry tree; wild cherry

wild chervil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. coarse erect biennial Old World herb introduced as a weed in eastern North America; cow parsley; Anthriscus sylvestris

wild cinnamon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. West Indian tree; source of bay rum; bayberry; bay-rum tree; Jamaica bayberry; Pimenta acris
  2. large evergreen shrub or small tree having white aromatic bark and leathery leaves and small purple to red flowers in terminal cymes; white cinnamon tree; Canella winterana; Canella-alba

wild clary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Eurasian sage with blue flowers and foliage like verbena; naturalized in United States; wild sage; vervain sage; Salvia verbenaca

wild climbing hempweed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. herb of tropical America having vanilla-scented flowers; climbs up trees; climbing hempweed; climbing boneset; climbing hemp-vine; Mikania scandens

wild coffee

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. coarse weedy American perennial herb with large usually perfoliate leaves and purple or dull red flowers; feverroot; horse gentian; tinker's root; Triostium perfoliatum

wild cotton

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shrub of southern Arizona and Mexico; Arizona wild cotton; Gossypium thurberi

wild crab

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. wild crab apple native to Europe; a chief ancestor of cultivated apples; Malus sylvestris

wild cranberry

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. evergreen mat-forming shrub of North America and northern Eurasia having small white flowers and red berries; leaves turn red in autumn; common bearberry; red bearberry; mealberry; hog cranberry; sand berry; sandberry; mountain box; bear's grape; creashak; Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

wild crocus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. short hairy perennial with early spring blue-violet or lilac flowers; North America and Siberia; American pasqueflower; Eastern pasque flower; lion's beard; prairie anemone; blue tulip; American pulsatilla; Pulsatilla patens; Anemone ludoviciana

wild dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various undomesticated mammals of the family Canidae that are thought to resemble domestic dogs as distinguished from jackals or wolves
E.g.
  • He set out in search and met a "cu seang", a wild dog.
  • Its ears are somewhat rounded, but less so than the African wild dog.
  • Carnivores include the African wild dog, leopard, lion, and mongoose.

wild duck

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an undomesticated duck (especially a mallard)

wild emmer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. found wild in Palestine; held to be prototype of cultivated wheat; wild wheat; Triticum dicoccum dicoccoides

wild fig

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a strangler tree native to southern Florida and West Indies; begins as an epiphyte eventually developing many thick aerial roots and covering enormous areas; golden fig; Florida strangler fig; strangler fig; Ficus aurea
  2. a West Indies clusia having fig-shaped fruit; Clusia flava

wild flower

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. wild or uncultivated flowering plant; wildflower

wild garlic

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. pungent Old World wild onion; crow garlic; false garlic; field garlic; stag's garlic; Allium vineale
  2. pungent Old World weedy plant; wood garlic; Ramsons; Allium ursinum

wild geranium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common wild geranium of eastern North America with deeply parted leaves and rose-purple flowers; spotted cranesbill; Geranium maculatum

wild ginger

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. low-growing perennial herb with pungent gingery leaves and rhizomes

wild goat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. undomesticated goat

wild hollyhock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. perennial purple-flowered wild mallow of western North America that is also cultivated; checkerbloom; Sidalcea malviflora
  2. a rare mallow found only in Illinois resembling the common hollyhock and having pale rose-mauve flowers; sometimes placed in genus Sphaeralcea; Iliamna remota; Sphaeralcea remota

wild hop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. bryony having fleshy roots pale green flowers and very small red berries; Europe; North Africa; western Asia; red bryony; Bryonia dioica

wild horse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. undomesticated or feral domestic horse
E.g.
  • They presented an image of a running wild horse on one of the two faces.
  • The playwright Henry M. Milner wrote "Mazeppa; or, The wild horse of Tartary.
  • In contrast to his wild horse, he looks very calm amongst the chaos of the scene.

wild hyacinth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sometimes placed in genus Scilla; wood hyacinth; bluebell; harebell; Hyacinthoides nonscripta; Scilla nonscripta
  2. eastern camas; eastern and central North America; indigo squill; Camassia scilloides

wild hydrangea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. deciduous shrub with creamy white flower clusters; eastern United States; Hydrangea arborescens

wild indigo

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several plants of the genus Baptisia; false indigo

wild leek

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers; ramp; Allium tricoccum
  2. coarse Old World perennial having a large bulb and tall stalk of greenish purple-tinged flowers; widely naturalized; Levant garlic; kurrat; Allium ampeloprasum

wild licorice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. bedstraw with sweetish roots; Galium lanceolatum
  2. North American plant similar to true licorice and having a root with similar properties; wild liquorice; American licorice; American liquorice; Glycyrrhiza lepidota
  3. European perennial; wild liquorice; Astragalus glycyphyllos

wild lily of the valley

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. evergreen with rounded leaves and very fragrant creamy-white flowers; widely distributed in northern parts of Old and New Worlds; Pyrola rotundifolia
  2. North American evergreen with small pinkish bell-shaped flowers and oblong leaves used formerly for shinplasters; shinleaf; Pyrola elliptica

wild liquorice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. North American plant similar to true licorice and having a root with similar properties; wild licorice; American licorice; American liquorice; Glycyrrhiza lepidota
  2. European perennial; wild licorice; Astragalus glycyphyllos

wild lupine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stout perennial of eastern and central North America having palmate leaves and showy racemose blue flowers; sundial lupine; Indian beet; old-maid's bonnet; Lupinus perennis

wild madder

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Eurasian herb with ample panicles of small white flowers; naturalized in North America; white madder; white bedstraw; infant's-breath; false baby's breath; Galium mollugo

wild man

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person who is not socialized; feral man

wild mandrake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. North American herb with poisonous root stock and edible though insipid fruit; mayapple; May apple; Podophyllum peltatum

wild mango

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. African tree with edible yellow fruit resembling mangos; valued for its oil-rich seed and hardy green wood that resists termites; dika; wild mango tree; Irvingia gabonensis

wild mango tree

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. African tree with edible yellow fruit resembling mangos; valued for its oil-rich seed and hardy green wood that resists termites; wild mango; dika; Irvingia gabonensis

wild marjoram

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. aromatic Eurasian perennial; oregano; marjoram; pot marjoram; winter sweet; Origanum vulgare

wild meadow lily

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common lily of the eastern United States having nodding yellow or reddish flowers spotted with brown; Canada lily; wild yellow lily; meadow lily; Lilium canadense

wild medlar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small deciduous tree of southern Africa having edible fruit; wild medlar tree; medlar; Vangueria infausta

wild medlar tree

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small deciduous tree of southern Africa having edible fruit; wild medlar; medlar; Vangueria infausta

wild morning-glory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. weakly climbing European perennial with white or pink flowers; naturalized in North America and an invasive weed; field bindweed; Convolvulus arvensis
  2. common Eurasian and American wild climber with pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Convolvulus; hedge bindweed; Calystegia sepium; Convolvulus sepium

wild mustard

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. weedy Eurasian plant often a pest in grain fields; field mustard; charlock; chadlock; Brassica kaber; Sinapis arvensis

wild oat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common in meadows and pastures; wild oat grass; Avena fatua

wild oat grass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common in meadows and pastures; wild oat; Avena fatua

wild oats

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various plants of the genus Uvularia having yellowish drooping bell-shaped flowers; bellwort; merry bells

wild olive

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. erect shrub or climber of India and China with red olivelike fruit; Elaeagnus latifolia

wild onion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various plants of the genus Allium with edible bulbs found growing wild

wild orange

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small flowering evergreen tree of southern United States; cherry laurel; laurel cherry; mock orange; Prunus caroliniana
  2. small fast-growing spiny deciduous Chinese orange tree bearing sweetly scented flowers and decorative but inedible fruit: used as a stock in grafting and for hedges; trifoliate orange; trifoliata; Poncirus trifoliata

wild ox

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos; ox

wild pansy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived; Johnny-jump-up; heartsease; love-in-idleness; pink of my John; Viola tricolor

wild parsley

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various uncultivated umbelliferous plants with foliage resembling that of carrots or parsley

wild parsnip

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. biennial weed in Europe and America having large pinnate leaves and yellow flowers and a bitter and somewhat poisonous root; the ancestor of cultivated parsnip; madnep

wild pea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various plants of the family Leguminosae that usually grow like vines

wild peach

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large much-branched shrub grown primarily for its evergreen foliage; Kiggelaria africana

wild peanut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. vine widely distributed in eastern North America producing racemes of purple to maroon flowers and abundant (usually subterranean) edible one-seeded pods resembling peanuts; hog peanut; Amphicarpaea bracteata; Amphicarpa bracteata

wild pink

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bog orchid with usually a solitary fragrant magenta pink blossom with a wide gaping corolla; Canada; bog rose; dragon's mouth; Arethusa bulbosa
  2. perennial of eastern and central North America having short-stalked pink or white flowers in hairy clusters; Silene caroliniana

wild pitch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an errant pitch that the catcher cannot be expected to catch and that allows a base runner to advance a base
E.g.
  • After a wild pitch, Joe DiMaggio's RBI double made it 2–0 Yankees.
  • Sherdel threw a wild pitch to Ruth, and Koenig advanced to second base.
  • With Mookie Wilson batting, a wild pitch by Bob Stanley tied the game at 5.

wild plum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fruit of the wild plum of southern United States; hog plum
  2. an uncultivated plum tree or shrub; wild plum tree

wild plum tree

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an uncultivated plum tree or shrub; wild plum

wild potato

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. erect or spreading perennial of southwestern United States and Mexico bearing small pale brown to cream-colored tubers resembling potatoes; Solanum jamesii

wild potato vine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato; wild sweet potato vine; man-of-the-earth; manroot; scammonyroot; Ipomoea panurata; Ipomoea fastigiata

wild pumpkin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. perennial vine of dry parts of central and southwestern United States and Mexico having small hard mottled green inedible fruit; prairie gourd; prairie gourd vine; Missouri gourd; buffalo gourd; calabazilla; Cucurbita foetidissima

wild quinine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stout perennial herb of the eastern United States with whitish flowers; leaves traditionally used by Catawba Indians to treat burns; American feverfew; prairie dock; Parthenium integrifolium

wild radish

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Eurasian weed having yellow or mauve or white flowers and podlike fruits; jointed charlock; wild rape; runch; Raphanus raphanistrum

wild rape

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Eurasian weed having yellow or mauve or white flowers and podlike fruits; jointed charlock; wild radish; runch; Raphanus raphanistrum

wild raspberry

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the common European raspberry; fruit red or orange; European raspberry; framboise; Rubus idaeus

wild red oat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Mediterranean oat held to be progenitor of modern cultivated oat; animated oat; Avene sterilis

wild rice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. perennial aquatic grass of North America bearing grain used for food; Zizania aquatica
  2. grains of aquatic grass of North America; Indian rice
E.g.
  • Wild foods including wild rice and maple sugar were harvested.
  • Manomin is a variant spelling of "manoomin", the Ojibwe word for wild rice, a staple of their diet.
  • Other crops inherited from the Native Americans include wild rice, which grows on the banks of lakes and is a local favorite for fancy meals and today often used in stuffing for Thanksgiving.

wild rosemary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. bog shrub of northern and central Europe and eastern Siberia to Korea and Japan; marsh tea; Ledum palustre

wild rye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several grasses of the genus Elymus

wild sage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Eurasian sage with blue flowers and foliage like verbena; naturalized in United States; wild clary; vervain sage; Salvia verbenaca
n.
  1. common perennial herb having aromatic roots used as a substitute for sarsaparilla; central and eastern North America; false sarsaparilla; wild sarsparilla; Aralia nudicaulis

wild sarsparilla

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common perennial herb having aromatic roots used as a substitute for sarsaparilla; central and eastern North America; wild sarsaparilla; false sarsaparilla; Aralia nudicaulis

wild senna

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. North American perennial herb; leaves are used medicinally; sometimes placed in genus Cassia; Senna marilandica; Cassia marilandica
n.
  1. tropical American plant having leaflets somewhat sensitive to the touch; sometimes placed in genus Cassia; partridge pea; sensitive pea; Chamaecrista fasciculata; Cassia fasciculata

wild service tree

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European tree bearing edible small speckled brown fruit; Sorbus torminalis

wild sheep

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. undomesticated sheep

wild snapdragon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common European perennial having showy yellow and orange flowers; a naturalized weed in North America; toadflax; butter-and-eggs; devil's flax; Linaria vulgaris

wild spinach

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European plant naturalized in North America; often collected from the wild as a potherb; good-king-henry; allgood; fat hen; Chenopodium bonus-henricus
  2. leaves collected from the wild; lamb's-quarter; pigweed
  3. common weedy European plant introduced into North America; often used as a potherb; lamb's-quarters; pigweed; Chenopodium album
  4. leafy greens collected from the wild and used as a substitute for spinach

wild spurge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common perennial United States spurge having showy white petallike bracts; flowering spurge; tramp's spurge; Euphorbia corollata

wild strawberry

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Europe; wood strawberry; Fragaria vesca

wild sweet pea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. perennial subshrub of eastern North America having downy leaves yellowish and rose flowers and; source of rotenone; catgut; goat's rue; Tephrosia virginiana
n.
  1. tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato; wild potato vine; man-of-the-earth; manroot; scammonyroot; Ipomoea panurata; Ipomoea fastigiata

wild tamarind

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common thorny tropical American tree having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle-shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum; manila tamarind; camachile; huamachil; Pithecellobium dulce
  2. a tree of the West Indies and Florida and Mexico; resembles tamarind and has long flat pods; Lysiloma latisiliqua; Lysiloma bahamensis

wild teasel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European teasel with white to pink flowers; naturalized in United States; Dipsacus sylvestris

wild thyme

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. aromatic dwarf shrub common on banks and hillsides in Europe; naturalized in United States; creeping thyme; Thymus serpyllum

wild tobacco

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tobacco plant of South America and Mexico; Indian tobacco; Nicotiana rustica

wild vanilla

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. perennial of southeastern United States with leaves having the fragrance of vanilla; Trilisa odoratissima

wild water lemon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical American passion flower with finely dissected bracts; stems malodorous when crushed; love-in-a-mist; running pop; Passiflora foetida

wild wheat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. found wild in Palestine; held to be prototype of cultivated wheat; wild emmer; Triticum dicoccum dicoccoides

wild wilkworm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. larva of a saturniid moth; spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon; silkworm; giant silkworm

wild winterpea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a weak-stemmed winter annual native to Mediterranean region for long established in southern United States; cultivated as a cover and pasture crop; singletary pea; Caley pea; rough pea; Lathyrus hirsutus

wild yam

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. having a rhizome formerly dried and used to treat rheumatism or liver disorders; Dioscorea paniculata

wild yellow lily

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common lily of the eastern United States having nodding yellow or reddish flowers spotted with brown; Canada lily; meadow lily; wild meadow lily; Lilium canadense

wild animals

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ranging from lions to wild animals of all kinds.
  • Wildlife includes brown bears and other wild animals.
  • There are also red deer and other wild animals.

wild cards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The four wild cards were determined by FIBA through criteria.
  • All were selected through wild cards.
  • 20 players qualified by rating and 2 are wild cards invited by organizers.

species of wild

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Solanum chacoense Solanum chacoense is a species of wild potato.
  • Like large parts of Germany, Franconia only has a few large species of wild animal.
  • Avena barbata Avena barbata is a species of wild oat known by the common name slender wild oat.

wild plants

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ohira is a dish with simmered vegetables as well as wild plants and chicken.
  • The earliest people of the Great Plains mixed hunting and gathering wild plants.
  • Kings Gap Environmental Education Center has a wide variety of wild plants and animals.

wild type

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Dun is believed to be the ancestral or wild type color of horses.
  • In our example "z" (non-silver) would be wild type and "Z" would be a mutation.
  • In addition to the wild type, white, red, pink and multi-headed varieties grew here.
E.g.
  • Transgenic trees have been suggested as a way to confer resistance to pathogens in wild populations.
  • As most seahorses enter trade as bycatch, imposing export quotas would achieve next to nothing for wild populations.
  • It also removes fish from the open ocean that have not had a chance to spawn yet, which affects the wild populations.

wild turkey

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Game birds include bobwhite quail, duck, wild turkey, and goose.
  • Commonly hunted game included deer, bear, bison, and wild turkey.
  • Commonly hunted game included deer, bear, buffalo, and wild turkey.

wild birds

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ostriches are wild birds that occur naturally in Africa.
  • Canarypox virus remains a constant threat to wild birds.
  • In Namibia, farmers catch the wild birds under license or buy eggs or young birds.

wild animal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Like large parts of Germany, Franconia only has a few large species of wild animal.
  • Local noticeable wild animal species, especially on the Addetta floodway banks, include:
  • Detailed life cycle studies have not been carried out with wild animal definitive hosts.

wild dogs

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is also inhabited by many wild dogs and cats.
  • A posse forms to track down the wild dogs with little success.
  • In this manner, they closely resemble African wild dogs in social structure.

wild boars

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Their hunting targets were mainly deer and wild boars.
  • Eurasian lynx and wild boars sometimes prey on the calves.
  • Animals such as the wild boars do not die during pregnancy.

wild horses

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Wild Horse Creek was named for the wild horses which roamed along its course.
  • The forest also had wild horses, and this may be the origins of the name Horsham which dates back to the 10th century.
  • This group formerly consisted of wild horses, which had some degree of protection in the Kaimanawa range, but is now obsolete.

wild flowers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The meadow is rich in wild flowers.
  • It consists of chalk meadows which provide a habitat for wild flowers, butterflies and birds.
  • Characteristic wild flowers include varieties of mariposa, tulip, and tiger and leopard lilies.

wild species

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Additionally, other wild species have bitter fruit containing cucurbitacin.
  • of plants covering 10,000 species; both economically important ones and wild species.
  • The fishing industry is underdeveloped but includes the capture of wild species as well as fish farming.

wild life

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is a heaven for nature and wild life admirers.
  • It also represents Indian wild life.
  • Instead she lived a wild life, coloring her hair and drinking alcohol.

wild population

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The total wild population is 1430 and increasing.
  • Pollution and water extraction are threats to the pool where the wild population persists.
  • However, the wild population declined from an estimated 436 adult gharials in 1997 to fewer than 250 mature individuals in 2006.

wild beasts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Artemis practiced with her bow first by shooting at trees and then at wild beasts.
  • When he got there he called out to the demons, and they came back as wild beasts to rip him to shreds.
  • This would free its inhabitants, the Matoran and Rahi (wild beasts), from the Makuta's dark influence.

wild game

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Another law encouraged conservation of wild game and mountain trout.
  • It works well in stir-fried foods, as well as with wild game or seafood.
  • Nobles hunted various wild game and consumed mutton, pork and dog as these animals were domesticated.

other wild

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Wildlife includes brown bears and other wild animals.
  • There are also red deer and other wild animals.
  • Additionally, other wild species have bitter fruit containing cucurbitacin.

wild pitches

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • But he also led the team in wild pitches with eleven.
  • As a pitcher, he faced five batters, allowed four runs, three of them earned, and threw two wild pitches.
  • He gave up 291 hits, fifth highest in the league, and led the league in earned runs allowed with 155 and wild pitches with 12.

wild turkeys

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There are also species like quail, dove, and wild turkeys.
  • Wildlife in the park includes deer, elk, wild turkeys, and moose.
  • Temple (1977) force-fed seventeen tambalacoque fruits to wild turkeys.

received a wild

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On 12 December 2009, Russia received a wild card for the 2010 World Cup.
  • In 2006, Relax-Gam received a wild card invitation from the organisers to participate in the Vuelta a España.
  • He received a wild card for the main draw of the 2018 French Open in the doubles draw, partnering with Ugo Humbert.

wild cat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Harry sometime states that Mister's father "was a wild cat or a lynx or something," but more likely Mister is a Maine Coon.
  • Some wild cat species are adapted to forest habitats, some to arid environments, and a few also to wetlands and mountainous terrain.
  • Marbled cat The marbled cat ("Pardofelis marmorata") is a small wild cat native from the eastern Himalayas to Southeast Asia, where it inhabits forests up to altitude.
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