noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from di- + Greek chondros grain — more at grind Date: 1947 any of a genus (Dichondra) of chiefly tropical perennial herbs of the morning glory family that includes some (especially D. repens or its varieties) used as a ground cover and a substitute for lawn grasses in warmer parts of the United States

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  • dichondra — [dī kän′drə] n. [ModL < di (see DI 1) + Gr chondros, grain (see CHONDRO )] any of a genus (Dichondra) of creeping vines of the morning glory family, sometimes cultivated in warm climates as ground cover …   English World dictionary

  • Dichondra — (D. Forst.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Convolvulaceae Dichondreae, 1. Ordn. 5. Kl. L.; Arten: D. argentea, D. carolinensis u.a. in warmen Ländern …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • dichondra — noun a creeping perennial herb with hairy stems and orbicular to reniform leaves and small white to greenish flowers; used as a grass substitute in warm regions (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Dichondra micrantha • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑genus… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dichondra — /duy kon dreuh/, n. any of several prostrate, creeping, tropical vines belonging to the genus Dichondra, of the morning glory family, esp. D. micrantha, often used as a grass substitute for lawns. [ < NL (1776), equiv. to di DI 1 + chondra ( < Gk …   Universalium

  • dichondra — noun Any of the genus Dichondra of prostrate perennial herbaceous plants with creeping stems …   Wiktionary

  • Dichondra — ID 26932 Symbol Key DICHO Common Name ponysfoot Family Convolvulaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, FL, GA, IL, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NM, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, SC, TN, TX, VA… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • dichondra — di•chon•dra [[t]daɪˈkɒn drə[/t]] n. pl. dras pln any creeping vine of the genus Dichondra, of the morning glory family, often used as a ground cover • Etymology: < NL (1776) < Gk chóndr(os) grain, granule …   From formal English to slang

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