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variant of
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grass / straw / manuscript / draft (of a document) / careless / rough / CL: , , ,
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variant of
flowers and plants
rice straw
four-leaf clover
medicinal herb
to make a draft / to draw up (plans)
clover / trefoil
motherwort (Leonurus heterophyllus or L. cardiaca)
carelessly / hastily
medicinal herb (genus Mesona) / grass jelly
a book on Chinese (herbal) medicine / Chinese materia medica
(Internet slang) to recommend a product to sb
aromatic herb / vanilla / alternative name for Eupatorium fortunei / (fig.) loyal and dependable person (old)
all kinds of grass / all kinds of flora
licorice root
to weed
fur clothing
careless / slovenly / illegible (of handwriting)
water plants / habitat with water source and grass
weeds / mistress or prostitute (old)
green grass
caterpillar fungus (Cordyceps sinensis)
mow grass
daylily (Hemerocallis fulva)
forage grass
to mow grass / haymaking / to write a rough draft (of an essay etc)
Asian mugwort or wormwood (genus Artemesia)
the spongy, white pulp inside the stem of rush plants, used as a wick for oil lamps
sogon grass
pasture / forage grass / pasturage
Asakusa, district of Tokyo with an atmosphere of old Japan, famous for the 7th century Buddhist temple, Sensō-ji
red root gromwell (Lithospermum erythrorhizon) / flowering plant whose roots provide purple dye / arnebia (plant genus in family Boraginaceae)
rice-paper plant (Tetrapanax papyriferus)
withered grass / dry grass
sage (Salvia officinalis)
Hemerocallis fulva / daylily
army provisions / rations and fodder
sb who goes whichever way the wind blows / sb with no mind of one's own / easily swayed person / opportunist
the most handsome boy in the school (see also 校花)
Houttuynia cordata
lit. to pick the flowers and trample the grass (idiom) / fig. to womanize / to frequent brothels / to sow one's wild oats
Rubia cordifolia / Indian madder / munjit
deep gratitude up to death
tough upright grass / fig. a staunch character able to withstand tough test
ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) / fishwort (Houttuynia cordata)
Hedyotis diffusa
there are plenty more fish in the sea (idiom)
weeds / brush (vegetation) / wild grassland
Miscanthus (genus of grass)
coco-grass or nut sedge (Cyperus rotundus)
plantain herb (Plantago asiatica)
raffia (loanword)
very rarely seen, unusual (idiom)
Rabdosia lophanthoides (no common name), herb plant of Lamiaceae family (together with mint and lavender), used in TCM
the storm put strong grass to the test (idiom); fig. troubled times test a faithful minister / to show one's true colors after a stern test / also written 疾風勁草|疾风劲草
tropical pitcher plant (i.e. genus Nepenthes)
creeper / climbing plant / twiner
to hoe / to weed
honewort / Cryptotaenia japonica
Lucao or Lutsao township in Chiayi county 嘉義縣|嘉义县, west Taiwan
lit. an old cow eats young grass (idiom) / fig. a May-December relationship / a romance where the man is significantly older than the woman
lit. you can't expect the horse to run fast but not let it graze (idiom) / fig. you can't have your cake and eat it, too
to fondle the flowers and trample the grass (idiom) / to womanize / to frequent brothels / to sow one's wild oats
wire grass (Eleusine indica)
lit. a good horse doesn't come back to the same pasture (idiom) / fig. one should not go back to one's past experiences (of love, job etc)
spatterdock (Nuphar pumilum), a type of lily
rush (botany) / Juncaceae
lit. abandoned by men and choked with weeds / desolate (idiom)
grass that has grown on a grave since last year / (fig.) grave / to have died long ago / fodder provided to animals for the night
A rabbit doesn't eat the grass by its own burrow (idiom); One shouldn't do anything to harm one's neighbors.
Chinese anise (Ilicium anisatum, a shrub with poisonous leaves)
(of Taiwan aborigines) to go on a headhunting expedition
the most handsome boy in the class
valerian (Valeriana officinalis)
hop (Humulus lupulus), climbing plant whose flower cones are used in brewing beer
trash / garbage
sedge herb (Cyperus rotundus)
mimosa / sensitive plant (that closes its leaves when touched)
the storm put strong grass to the test (idiom); fig. troubled times test a faithful minister / to show one's true colors after a stern test
edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum)
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