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the physical or constitutional characteristics of a person

clothing worn by members of a religious order

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an established custom

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(psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation

a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order

the general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal)

attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire)

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The naked lady gets its name from its peculiar habit of growth.
OF all the late spring flowers the aquilegias, commonly known as columbines, must be one of the best, with their wonderful range of flower colours and their unobtrusive habit of growth.
Their billowy habit of growth means they weave gently through other plants, ease themselves into gaps and produce a veil of colour.
In truth, however, sea lavender has a character and a habit of growth all its own, so that it is cultivated to its best advantage when given its own space among a variety of other plants.
The Shuttlecock or Ostrich fern, Matteuccia struthiopteris, is a suitable one for any smaller garden, with its upright, shuttlecock appearance and relatively well-behaved habit of growth.
Although it can reach 50 feet after many years, it's columnar in its habit of growth and therefore is perfectly suitable for a medium-sized garden.
Its habit of growth is willowy and its white flowers, though not spectacular, are worthy of a second look.