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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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Picture Diabolo, yet with finer foliage and a more refined habit of growth.
It takes several years to build the right shape, but once a habit of growth is established, it only needs regular pruning once a year.
I am attracted to a plant I have never heard of - it is called purple prairie clover (Petalostemon purpurea) and has a fan-shaped habit of growth, much like a peacock's feathers or Queen Elizabeth's crown, each stem terminating in a long purple inflorescence.
The big question with most mints is how to control them - their normal habit of growth is to spread sideways by vigorous rhizomes, which then produce the tall, annual stems from which we harvest the foliage.
As there are numerous named cultivars, each one special and it is impossible to generalize as to their flower form, colors, and even habit of growth.
It's winter when evergreens come into their own and the neat arrangement of leaves and a tight habit of growth make hebes invaluable.
The naked lady gets its name from its peculiar habit of growth.
This helps to form a stronger, tighter habit of growth and subsequently produces more flowers and berries.