The semi-prostrate evergreen, purple heather. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
A tree 10 or 12 metres high, often semi-prostrate in exposed positions, confined to a restricted area on the coast north of San. From Wordnik.com. [The Genus Pinus] Reference
The very act of rapid breathing so affects the muscles of the abdomen as to force the contents of the uterus downward or outward, while the specific effect of the air at the end of a minute's breathing leaves the subject in a semi-prostrate condition, giving the uterus full chance to act in the interim, because free of the will to make any attempt at withholding the involuntary muscles of the uterus from doing their natural work. From Wordnik.com. [Scientific American Supplement, No. 275, April 9, 1881] Reference
"muri" (rat-tailed) types and the dwarf, semi-prostrate and short-lived "dabi, 'types, for example. From Wordnik.com. [12. Tef] Reference
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