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Noun1.columbo - any of various tall perennial herbs constituting the genus Frasera; widely distributed in warm dry upland areas of California, Oregon, and Washington
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Frasera, genus Frasera - genus of North American herbs: columbo; includes some species sometimes placed in genus Swertia
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While lesser cops might fall for the old "murder made to look like suicide" ploy, Columbo is quick to spy a few telling inconsistencies.
Best Known As: Shabby, cigarchomping detective Lieutenant Columbo.
She wants to follow in the footsteps of her one-eyed dad, Peter, who starred in the popular TV series Columbo.
Experts such as Gary Lemke, president, RealMarket; George Columbo, author, Capturing Customers.
Powell was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and was likely in a state of "hypervigilance" when he stabbed Daniel Columbo to death, a psychologist testified yesterday.
FILM buff Aron Brown changed his name by deed poll to Aron Mufasa Columbo Fonzerelli Ball In A Cup Boogie Woogie Brown.
A SUCCESSFUL photographer resorts to murder as a means of solving his marital difficulties, unaware that retribution is at hand in the shape of astute cop Columbo.
Powell told a jury yesterday he did not even realize he had a knife in his hand when he stabbed Daniel Columbo in the chest during a Jan.
After determining that the police aren't making the case a high priority, Romulus sets out to solve it, with a Columbo-style approach in his questions and an overcoat even Columbo wouldn't wear.
WORCESTER - An eyewitness to the fatal stabbing of 21-year-old Daniel Columbo testified yesterday at the Worcester Superior Court trial of Patrick I.
And when Columbo star Peter Falk suddenly stopped as he walked away from a suspect, turned and said "Just one more thing.
But even hi-tech security can't foil the calculating Columbo brain.