[ UK /tˈiːzəl/ ]
- any of several herbs of the genus Dipsacus native to the Old World having flower heads surrounded by spiny bracts
How To Use teasel In A Sentence
- The land was quiet and pleasant, with teasels, cowslips, bluebells, and dark soil ridged for spuds or glowing with oil seed rape.
- The wave speed calculated for teasel disagrees, by a large factor, with the apparent rate of spread of the species in North America.
- It might have also had its nap raised by the use of teasels over the surface of the fabric.
- Vigorous self-seeders such as teasels and some annual poppies, and plants that tend to be too tall and lanky to stand the winter gales such as certain Achillea cultivars, are ideal contenders.
- We produce a broad selection of manufactured products like: single rib, teaseled fleece, interlock (teaseled and un-teaseled), in addition to the Lycra fabrics that are knitted from various types of yarns.
- In the teasels this screw-arrangement has disappeared, and has been replaced by a decussate grouping. Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation
- Finally, a nap is raised on the surface of the chechia by means of an implement made from the elongated, dried flower-head of a type of teasel (genus Dipsacus) grown and harvested near the village of el-'Aliya near Bizerte on the north coast.
- Suppose that some small fraction of teasel seeds land in water, and that when they do they are dispersed according to a Laplace distribution with some larger mean distance.
- A large variety of shrubs have already been planted in the garden including thistles, dogrose, wild primulas and teasel.
- Wild flowers present include wild basil (Clinopodium vulgare), agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria), hedge bedstraw (Galium mollugo) and wild teasel (Dipsacus fullonum).