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verb as in shake

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“There are examples of dodders flowering when their host isn’t flowering,” he says, so it remains unclear whether the parasites sometimes use other signals to flower.

By eavesdropping, a new study shows, using a chemical signal from the dodder’s host as its own.

The flowering protein also interacted with flowering-related genes in the dodders, which the researchers say is further evidence that FT kick-starts the whole process.

If a dodder flowers too soon, it won’t grow as large as it could have and will produce fewer seeds.

The cupbears found no drink for him in the Dodder (a river), and the Dodder had flowed through the house.

Found creeping like a small dodder-plant over other polyzoans, hydroids, and seaweeds.

Some called it Dodora, after the princess, and this was changed at last to 'dodder' by those who did not know.

Ivy ne'er clasp'd A dodder'd oak, as round the other's limbs The hideous monster intertwin'd his own.

Glenasmole, a fine valley about seven miles south of Dublin, through which the river Dodder flows.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dodder, such as: quiver, shiver, shudder, stagger, sway, and teeter.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.