Synonyms containing flinder
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Captain Matthew Flinders RN was a distinguished navigator and cartographer, who was the first to circumnavigate Australia and identify it as a continent. Flinders made three voyages to the southern ocean. Between voyages two and three, in December 1781, Flinders fought in the Battle of Ushant against the French. In voyage two George Bass and Flinders confirmed that Van Diemen's Land now Tasmania was an island. In voyage three Bass and Flinders circumnavigated the mainland of what was to be called Australia. Heading back to England in 1803, Flinder's vessel needed urgent repairs at Mauritius. Although Britain and France were at war, Flinders thought the scientific nature of his work would ensure safe passage, but a suspicious governor kept him under arrest for more than six years. In captivity, he recorded details of his voyages for future publication, and put forward his rationale for naming the new continent 'Australia', as an umbrella-term for New Holland and New South Wales – a suggestion taken up later by Governor Macquarie. Flinder's health had suffered, however, and although he reached home in 1810, he did not live to see the publication of his widely-praised book and atlas, A Voyage to Terra Australis.
a little piece; a flitter; a flinder
— Webster Dictionary
L8R was a Norwegian band, most notably Norway's first boyband. The quartet consisted of teenagers Ray David, Erik Kinn, Kif Flinder and Chris Jensen.
Apium is a genus of about 20 species of flowering plants in the family Apiaceae, with a subcosmopolitan distribution in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and Australia. They are medium to tall biennial or perennial plants growing wet ground. They grow up to 1 m high and have pinnate to bipinnate leaves and small white flowers in compound umbels. Some species are edible, notably Apium graveolens, which includes the commercially important vegetables celery, celeriac and Chinese celery. Apium bermejoi from the island of Minorca is one of the rarest plants in Europe, with fewer than 100 individuals left. The genus is the type genus of the family Apiaceae and the order Apiales. Species include: ⁕Apium annuum P.S.Short ⁕Apium australe ⁕Apium bermejoi ⁕Apium fernandezianum - Johow. ⁕Apium filiforme ⁕Apium graveolens L. - Celery, Wild Celery ⁕Apium inundatum - lesser marshwort ⁕Apium insulare P.S.Short - Flinder's Island celery ⁕Apium leptophyllum - marsh parsley, or fir-leafed celery ⁕Apium nodiflorum - Fool's water cress ⁕Apium prostratum Vent. - Sea Celery ⁕Apium repens - creeping marshwort Apium species, including garden celery, are eaten by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Angle Shades, Common Swift, Hypercompe icasia, The Nutmeg, Setaceous Hebrew Character and Turnip Moth.