barometz

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Wikispecies has information on:

Wikispecies

Etymology[edit]

Possibly a corruption of Russian баране́ц ‎(baranéc), from бара́н ‎(barán, ram), used to describe a species of club moss.

Noun[edit]

barometz ‎(plural barometzes)

  1. The woolly fern, Cibotium barometz.
  2. A Scythian Lamb: a joke creature, supposedly half animal and half plant, made by inverting a woolly fern.
  3. The Vegetable Lamb of Tartary, a mythical plant believed to grow sheep as its fruit.