noun, plural dry·as.
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Colder and marshy situations, where there is no reflected heat, produce Pedicularis hirsuta and flammea, with Dryas octopetala.Lachesis Lapponica|Carl von Linn
But Dryas chasing a dog who had stolen some meat rushed out-doors, met Daphnis and brought him home.
The first signal from the mother, a mellow, solicitous coo-ee transforms them into immovable pebbles or tufts of dryas.Life Histories of North American Shore Birds, Part 1 (of 2)|Arthur Cleveland Bent
The mountain avens, Dryas octopetala, belongs to the same nat.
He played too the melody of Dionysus and to it Dryas footed the dance of the vintage.