dead man's fingers


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dead man's fingers

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(Biology) (functioning as singular) a soft coral, Alcyonium digitatum, with long finger-like polyps
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Do you tell me that in that time the guilty person managed to make footmarks in the corner, open the window, mark the sill with blood, take the wedding ring off the dead man's finger, and all the rest of it?
Remove and discard the dead man's fingers, stomach sac and hard membranes from the body shell.
THE broad bean-like indigocoloured pods of Decaisnea fargesii - also known as 'dead man's fingers' - are not only soft to the touch but are covered in a skin-like peel, giving rise to their odd but apt nickname.
ROASTED CAULIFLOWER BRAIN WITH GREEN SLIME HUMMUS AND DEAD MAN'S FINGER SANDWICHES INGREDIENTS: 1 whole cauliflower; 2 tbsp olive oil; 150ml white wine; salt and pepper; 3tbsp tomato ketchup; For the green slime: 50g watercress, roughly chopped; 2 tins chickpeas in water; 2 cloves garlic; 1tbsp tahini; juice of one lemon; 1tsp ground coriander; 6tbsp olive oil; salt For the dead man's fingers: 1/2 a loaf of thin-sliced white bread, crusts removed; soft butter or margarine; 150g cream cheese; 50g whole almonds METHOD: 1.
BLOODY DEATH WITH its rich, pirate past, spiced rum has become a real thing in Cornwall, where Dead Man's Fingers (PS22.95, 70cl, 31Dover.com) is made with Caribbean rums, bottled and blended in this seafaring town.
| Also in my glass If you think of rum I bet you think of the Caribbean; but in the case of Dead Man's Fingers (PS22, 70cl, Asda, 37.5% abv) you should think Cornwall.
This plant's habit of resembling the unburied hand of a dead person has given rise to several fascinating, yet macabre names, including "dead man's fingers," and "corpse plant."
Underwater cameraman Andy Jackson also goes to the depths of Loch Carron to reveals soft corals called dead man's fingers.
4- The feathery dead man's fingers (gills) are attached to each side of the body.
coral called dead man's fingers, scattered spicules, flesh colored