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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N.

1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of a ship to allow light into the decks...

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companion

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 108 words.

Italian, stallion • cañon, canyon, companion • hellion, rebellion • Kenyan • Melanesian, Micronesian, Polynesian

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companion

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 106 words.

Italian, stallion • cañon, canyon, companion • hellion, rebellion • Kenyan • Melanesian, Micronesian, Polynesian

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companion

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 71 words.

associate, mate. XIII. ME. compainoun — OF. compaignon :- Rom. *compāniōn-, stem of *compāniō (whence OF, compain

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companion

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 58 words.

[ME]

A companion is literally ‘a person who you eat bread with’. The word comes from Old French compaignon,

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companion cell

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

Modified parenchyma, linked to sieve cells by plasmodesmata. Unlike sieve cells, companion cells are nucleated and have many mitochondria. Companion cells may regulate translocation.

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companion cells

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 26 words.

Modified parenchyma, linked to sieve cells by plasmodesmata. Unlike sieve cells, companion cells are nucleated and have many mitochondria. Companion cells may regulate ...

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Boon companion

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 15 words.

A convivial or congenial companion, from Old French bon, ‘good’ (see bon 1).

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companion cell

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 69 words.

A type of cell found within the phloem of flowering plants. Each companion cell is usually closely associated with a

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companion cell

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 70 words.

A type of cell found within the *phloem of flowering plants. Each companion cell is usually closely associated with

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companion species

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 41 words.

A term formerly used in the *Braun-Blanquet *phytosociological scheme to mean ‘indifferent species’. Companion species at the association

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companion cells

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 26 words.

Modified parenchyma, linked to sieve cells by plasmodesmata. Unlike sieve cells, companion cells are nucleated and have many

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companion cells

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 31 words.

Modified *parenchyma, linked to *sieve cells by *plasmodesmata. Unlike sieve cells, companion cells are nucleated and have many ...

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companion animals

Colin Blakemore and Sheila Jennett.

in The Oxford Companion to the Body

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 1441 words.

Companion or pet animals are an integral part of many societies. Over the last two decades a body of literature

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companion species

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 47 words.

A term formerly used in the *Braun-Blanquet *phytosociological scheme to mean ‘indifferent species’. Companion species at the association level sometimes emerge as characteristic (...

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companion species

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 43 words.

A term formerly used in the Braun–Blanquet phytosociological scheme to mean ‘indifferent species’. Companion species at the association level sometimes

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companion species

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 43 words.

A term formerly used in the Braun–Blanquet phytosociological scheme to mean ‘indifferent species’. Companion species at the association level sometimes emerge as characteristic (...

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companion species

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 47 words.

A term formerly used in the *Braun–Blanquet *phytosociological scheme to mean ‘indifferent species’. Companion species at the association level sometimes emerge as characteristic (...

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companion animals

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Companion or pet animals are an integral part of many societies. Over the last two decades a body of literature has accumulated highlighting the potential benefits which these animals may...

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Companion animals

James A. Serpell.

in Anthrozoology

December 2018; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7569 words.

Companion animals (or pets) form a distinctive category of domestic animals defined by their primary use as nonhuman social support providers. Companion animals have an ancient history that...

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companion species

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

A term formerly used in the Braun-Blanquet phytosociological scheme to mean ‘indifferent species’. Companion species at the association level sometimes emerge as characteristic (kennarten...

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