In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(framework of sticks)zarzo masculinewattle and daub fence — valla de adobe y cañas feminine
- The experts reckon the house originally has a thatched or cut wood roof supported by a wattle wall and timber posts.
- Jeff showed the twins how to weave the twig wattle fence that borders the deck.
- Around these were wattle fences, and men to guard them.
- Woven wattle fences hedge the crofts, enclosing each family's stock of goats and fowl.
- Between 18 and 24 guests live close to nature on a twin-shared basis in wattle huts under scented tropical trees.
- They were found on what was once the Thames foreshore, and would have been stored underwater in a wattle enclosure to stop the wood drying out and splitting.
- Our house used to be of stone but the hut I left my wife in was of wattle and hide; I am hoping that she will join me but at the moment we have an infant that is too sick to travel.
- The walls of the pit would be lined with wooden planks or wattle, and the floor could also be planked.
- As we drew close to the source, we found ourselves surrounded by the caves and wattle huts of innumerable holy men; they seemed to rear out of the mist, dotting the landscape wherever we looked.
- Dublin's property boundaries were set from the earliest dense occupation, and wattle fences were replicated numerous times in the same positions.
- Potter described house structures in the eroding sand - round houses of wattle, beneath rectangular buildings with stone wall footings.
- The excavations at Waterstone's uncovered wattle fencing and rubbish pits superbly preserved because of the water-logged conditions under the building.
- Here is the second cluster of huts, wattle fences enclosing neat crofts of fowl houses and kitchen-gardens blown with harvest.
- Yes, they are indeed proper hand-made wattle hurdles, thank you for asking.
- The plants were being protected from the gales by old wattle fencing being put alongside the flower beds.
- Although badly damaged in recent years, evidence of wattle houses and a livestock pen were discovered.
- Door posts, a threshold beam and a section of wattle wall are clearly visible.
- The timbers were the uprights of wattle fences, the complex containing up to 100,000 square feet or 30,500 square metres of fencing, some of which still survives.
- Sotho huts, which have pointed, detachable roofs on walls of mud and wattle, are found throughout the country; these huts have window frames and full doorways.
- Yet from wattle to neoprene, the history of architecture is also the history of material invention.
2Botany(australiana) acacia feminine
- For botany lessons, we crossed the road into the botanical gardens, there to examine the leaves of ash, oak, elm, plane, pine but no wattles, gums or banksias.
- Until now the only trees he has seen are wattles and eucalypts, which don't merit a compliment.
- Our house also seemed a little swallowed by wattle at times.
- Like all wattles it's fast-growing and flowers from August to October, but a distinguishing feature is its foliage which smells of cinnamon when crushed in warm weather.
- The two Greens Senators wore a sprig of wattle over a postcard picture of the two Australian citizens interned in Guantanamo Bay.
1(on bird, reptile)barba femininecarúncula feminine
- The members of Eurylaiminae are variable in their plumage; the wattled broadbills have an eye ring of large blue wattles.
- Expression of combs and wattles is directly connected to androgen production, whereas feather ornament size seldom depends on current levels of testosterone secretion.
- In the spring, the male attracts females by gobbling, puffing his feathers, spreading his tail, swelling his face wattles, and drooping his wings.
- Some species have a prominent head casque, wattles or bare heads and necks with brightly colored skin.
- The frontal shield and wattles are fleshy protuberances.
- Chickens may die without showing any symptoms, but typically, birds suddenly show swelling about the eyes, wattles and ear lobes.
- Some cracids have brightly colored skin on the face or neck, or ornaments such as wattles, casques or combs.
- They also had larger and more colorful fleshy facial shields and wattles.
- Male asities enlarge their wattles when they display to females and their outer primary feathers produce a buzzing sound when they fly.
- It seems that the males have taken advantage of the females' searching for these by having bright blue and red wattles hanging from their throats.
- Common sites of injection in birds include the wing web, wattle, dewlap, and interdigitary skin.
- Its cousin, the stunning kokako, is slate gray with sky-blue wattles decorating a black-masked face.
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