lady's-finger definition

  • noun:
    • plural The kidney-vetch, Anthyllis Vulneraria. Title has additionally been provided to a number of other flowers.
    • One of the hairy appendages of the legs of lobsters, attached to the base of the leg. They are the gills or branchiƦ. See exopodite.
    • some sort of confectioners' dessert, or of sponge-cake, so named through the long and slim form.
    • A finger-shaped variety of the potato previously common, little, white, as well as fragile flavor.
    • many different apple. Also ladyfinger.
    • tall coarse yearly of old-world tropics extensively developed in south United States and West Indies for the long mucilaginous green pods utilized as foundation for soups and stews; sometimes positioned in genus Hibiscus

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