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Meaning of WILDING

Pronunciation:  'wIlding

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an outrageous rampage usually involving sexual attacks by men on women
  2. [n]  a wild uncultivated plant (especially a wild apple or crab-apple tree)

WILDING is a 7 letter word that starts with W.


 See Also: flora, plant, plant life, rampage, violent disorder, wild flower, wildflower



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Wild"ing\, n. (Bot.)
    A wild or uncultivated plant; especially, a wild apple tree
    or crab apple; also, the fruit of such a plant. --Spenser.
          Ten ruddy wildings in the wood I found.  --Dryden.
          The fruit of the tree . . . is small, of little juice,
          and bad quality. I presume it to be a wilding.
  2. \Wild"ing\, a.
    Not tame, domesticated, or cultivated; wild. [Poetic]
    ``Wilding flowers.'' --Tennyson.
          The ground squirrel gayly chirps by his den, And the
          wilding bee hums merrily by.             --Bryant.