n. tall, awned grass, a weed of corn-fields.

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  • darnel — dar nel (d[a^]r n[e^]l), n. [OE. darnel, dernel, of uncertain origin; cf. dial. F. darnelle, Sw. d[*a]r repe; perh. named from a supposed intoxicating quality of the plant, and akin to Sw. d[*a]ra to infatuate, OD. door foolish, G. thor fool, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • darnel — from dial. Fr. darnelle; the first element is obscure, the second is said to be O.Fr. neelle (Mod.Fr. nielle) cockle, from V.L. nigella black seeded, from fem. of L. nigellus blackish …   Etymology dictionary

  • darnel — [där′nəl] n. [ME < Fr dial. (Wal) darnelle, prob. < OFr dial. darnu, stupefied (< Frank * darn) + niella < VL nigella, black caraway < L niger, black: so called from its supposed stupefying qualities] a weedy rye grass (Lolium… …   English World dictionary

  • darnel — nelaboji svidrė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Lolium temulentum), kilęs iš Viduržemio pajūrio regiono. atitikmenys: lot. Lolium temulentum angl. bearded darnel; bearded ryegrass; darnel; poison …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • darnel — daugiametė svidrė statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Daugiametė, žemaūgė, retakerė miglinių (Poaceae), seniau varpinių (Gramineae), šeimos pievų ir ganyklų žolė. Nėra ilgaamžė. Didžiausią derlių duoda antrais metais, o vėliau derlingumas …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • Darnel Situ — Personal information Full name Darnel Situ Buyente Date of birth 18 March 1992 ( …   Wikipedia

  • Darnel's case — ▪ English history (1627–28), also called  Five Knights case        celebrated case in the history of the liberty of English subjects. It contributed to the enactment of the Petition of Right. In March 1627, Sir Thomas Darnel together with four… …   Universalium

  • darnel poisoning — a type of rye grass poisoning caused by ingestion of the seeds of darnel, Lolium temulentum, probably only when they are contaminated with a mold such as Endoconidium temulentum (see endoconidiotoxicosis); in humans this happens when moldy seeds… …   Medical dictionary

  • darnel — noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century any of several usually weedy ryegrasses (genus Lolium) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • darnel — /dahr nl/, n. any of several grasses of the genus Lolium, having simple stems, flat leaves, and terminal spikes. [1275 1325; ME; cf. F (Walloon) darnelle, prob. < Gmc] * * * also called  Tare,         noxious weed of the ryegrass (q.v.) genus… …   Universalium

  • darnel — noun Any of several species of ryegrass, genus Lolium …   Wiktionary

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