Definition of Cannach

1. cotton-grass [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cannach

cannabine
cannabinoid
cannabinoid receptor
cannabinoids
cannabinol
cannabinols
cannabinomimetic
cannabins
cannabipiperidiethanone
cannabis
cannabis resin
cannabises
cannabislike
cannabism
cannach (current term)
cannachs
cannakin
cannas
canne
canned
canned food
canned foods
canned goods
canned heat
canned hunt
canned laughter
canned meat
canned response
canned responses

Literary usage of Cannach

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"CANNA DOWN, cannach, Cotton grass, Eriophorum vaginatum, Linn; " cannach is the Gaelic name of a plant common in moory ground, without leaf or lateral ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"Canna-down, or cannach. ... vaginatum, L. — Gael. cannach. Jamieson. Canterbury Bell. (1) The common garden name for Campanula medium, L. ' Of some about ..."

3. The Architecture of Birds by James Rennie (1833)
"Grahame is correct in saying it uses the down of willows and cannach (Eriophorum ... with willow down inlaid, And cannach tufta, his wonderful abode. ..."

4. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are ...by John Jamieson by John Jamieson (1818)
"CANNA DOWN, cannach, s. ... S. Gael, cannach, id. Grant. CANNA, CANNAE, cannot; compounded of can, v., ..."

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