loco plant


loco plant
   See locoweed

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  • Loco — Lo co, n. [Sp. loco insane.] 1. (Bot.) A plant ({Astragalus Hornii}) growing in the Southwestern United States, which is said to poison horses and cattle, first making them insane. The name is also given vaguely to several other species of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loco weed — Loco Lo co, n. [Sp. loco insane.] 1. (Bot.) A plant ({Astragalus Hornii}) growing in the Southwestern United States, which is said to poison horses and cattle, first making them insane. The name is also given vaguely to several other species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loco Motives — Infobox Television episode| Title= Loco Motives Series= Season = 7 Episode = 10 Guests= Airdate = December 7, 2006 Production = Writer = Evan Dunsky Anthony E. Zuiker Director = Kenneth Fink Season list = CSI season 7 episode list Prev = Living… …   Wikipedia

  • Loco (loa) — In the Voodoo religion, Loco (also spelled Loko) is a loa, patron of healers and plants, especially trees. He is a racine (root), and a Rada Loa. Among several other Loa he is linked with the poteau mitan or centrepost in a Vodou peristyle. He is …   Wikipedia

  • loco — (Sp. model spelled same [lóko], a term of uncertain origin, found in both Spanish and Portuguese; it comes from an earlier form *laucu, which may be from Arabic láuqa, láuq, the feminine plural form of the adjective álwaq foolish; crazy )    1)… …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • loco — 1. n. (pl. os) colloq. a locomotive engine. Etymology: abbr. 2. adj. & n. adj. sl. crazy. n. (pl. oes or os) (in full loco weed) a poisonous leguminous plant of the US causing brain disease in cattle eating it. Etymology: Sp., = insane …   Useful english dictionary

  • loco — 1. adverb /ˈləʊ.kəʊ/ A direction in written or printed music to return to the proper pitch after having played an octave higher or lower. 2. adjective /ˈləʊ.kəʊ/ a) crazy b) intoxicated by eating locoweed 3 …   Wiktionary

  • loco — lo·co || ləʊkəʊ n. locomotive, engine (Slang) n. locoweed, leguminous plant which grows in the western and southwestern United States; locoism, disease which affects mainly animals and is caused by eating locoweed (Veterinary Medicine) v.… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Plant — Established in 1936, Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Plant is based in the Russian town of Novocherkassk, Rostov Region. It is now part of Transmashholding. List of Products E5K (Э5К), 2ES5K (2ЭС5К), 3ES5K Yermak ( Ермак ), 4 , 8 and 12 axle… …   Wikipedia

  • melon loco —    Texas: 1886. Referenced in the DARE as a cucurbitaceous plant (Apodanthera undulata) native from southern Arizona to western Texas …   Vocabulario Vaquero