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Definition of the noun achillea

What does achillea mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: achilleas

  1. any of several plants of the genus Achillea native to Europe and having small white flowers in flat-topped flower heads
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic terms: herb / herbaceous plant = a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties
    • more specific terms:
    • member of: genus Achillea = perennial often aromatic and sometimes mat-forming herbs of north temperate regions: yarrow

Alternative definition of the noun achillea


  1. Any of various plants of the genus Achillea


Who is Achillea?

Achillea a.k.a. Jens Gad is a songwriter, producer and guitarist. He was previously the co-producer for the musical project, Enigma. Currently, he is releasing albums under the name of Jens Gad Presents for his new instrumental work, and also under the name of Achillea, for his new world-influenced music which features different female vocalists on each album, singing in different languages. Jens is the older brother of Toby Gad.

Phrases with Achillea

  1. Achillea Nana
  2. Achillea Dubia
  3. Achillea Firma
  4. Achillea Flava
  5. Achillea fusca
  6. Achillea Gilva
  7. Achillea Grata
  8. Achillea Jacea
  9. Achillea Livea
  10. Achillea magna
  11. Achillea Major
  12. Achillea Maura
  13. Achillea Nivea
  14. Achillea rosea
  15. Achillea Albida
  16. Achillea alpina
  17. Achillea Atrata
  18. Achillea Borzae
  19. Achillea Buiana
  20. genus achillea

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Achillea

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Google previewMedical Herbalism (2003)

The Science and Practice of Herbal Medicine by David Hoffmann, FNIMH, AHG

coumarins1 Actions: Diaphoretic, hypotensive, astringent, antiinflammatory, antispasmodic, diuretic, antimicrobial, bitter, hepatic Indications: Achillea is an important diaphoretic herb ...

Google previewThe New Ornamental Garden (2011)

by Simon Rickard

The best known achillea is the herb (or pasture weed, depending on how you look at it) yarrow (A. millefolium). Season of interest Achilleas flower from late spring until early autumn. Garden uses Achilleas are prime candidates for inclusion in ...

Google previewLion Resurgent (2015)

by Stuart Slade

Although Achillea is the one who is a real bladeswoman under any conditions. But those are skills we both prefer to keep well concealed.” “Aye. With ye it would ...

Google previewHealing Plants (1998)

A Medicinal Guide to Native North American Plants and Herbs by Ana Nez Heatherley

Ya rrow Achillea is a good first-aid plant.

Google previewBackyard Medicine (2013)

Harvest and Make Your Own Herbal Remedies by Julie Bruton-Seal, Matthew Seal

Achillea is an important diaphoretic herb, and is a standard remedy for helping the body deal with fever. It stimulates digestion and tones blood vessels. Hoffmann(2003)...

Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator ... Second Edition (1825)

by Robert SWEET

ACHILLEA is a numerous genus which belongs to the Compositaa; its species succeed well in any common soil; the tall—growing kinds must be planted at some distance back in the bed or border, and the dwarfer species nearer the front .

Google previewHome Floriculture (1890)

A Familiar Guide to the Treatment of Flowering and Other Ornamental Plants in the House and Garden

The Achillea is an excellent plant for use in cemetery lots. __; It is a very hardy plant, requiring but little care, a most ASTHBB JAPONICA. profuse bloomer, a low spreading grower, and blooms through a large part of the season. Spiraea ...

Google previewHandbook of Essential Oils (2015)

Science, Technology, and Applications, Second Edition by K. Husnu Can Baser, Gerhard Buchbauer

The genus Achillea is a very complex one with species in a polyploid ...

Google previewThe Botanical Cultivator; Or, Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hothouses, Greenhouses, and Borders, in the Gardens of Great Britain (1821)

by Robert SWEET

AcHILLEA is a numerous genus which belongs to the Corytnbiferae: its species succeed well in any common soil; the tall-growing kinds must be planted at some distance back in the bed or border, and the dwarfer species nearer the front.

Google previewThe Language of Flowers (2012)

A History by Beverly Seaton

Achillea is the emblem of war because it was frequently used to heal wounds. Generally, plants of use to humanity are given good connotations, while those useless or even harmful are given bad connotations. Poisonous plants such as the ...

Google previewFlavonoids of the Sunflower Family (Asteraceae) (2001)

by Bruce A. Bohm, Tod F. Stuessy

Achillea is a Eurasian genus with some species in North Africa. The widespread A. millefolium is a naturalized weed in North America. A high degree of taxonomic and flavonoid interest in the group is revealed by finding flavonoid chemical ...

Google previewDramatic Works (1832)

From the Text of the Corrected Copies of Steevens and Malone by William Shakespeare

Agamemnon is a fool ; Achillea is a fool ; Thersites is a fool ; and, as aforesaid, Patroclus is a fool. Achil. Derive this ; come. Ther.

Google previewHome and Flowers (1900)

An Illustrated Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Home Beautiful

The achillea is a hardy perennial which bears double white flowers which strongly resemble miniature roses, in the greatest profusion all summer. It is a vigorous grower and will thrive in any situation or in any soil. While speaking of the ...

Google previewThe Plays of William Shakespeare (1813)

by William Shakespeare

Agamemnon iiaool; Achillea is a fool; Thersites is a fool ; and, as aforesaid, Patroclus is a foot AchiL Derive this ; come. TAer. Agamemnon is a fool to o3Vr to mm maud Achilles; Achilles is a fool to be enmraanded of ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1759)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery .... A - L by Philip Miller

ACHILLEA, Milfoil Yarrow, or Nofebleed. The Charasters are, It hath a compound radiated Flower, confifting of many tubulous Florets which are hermaphrodite, and compose the Di/% of the Flower; the female Flowers are ranged round the ...

Google previewThe Botanist's and Gardener's New Dictionary; in which is Also Comprised, A Gardener's Calendar ... and to which is Prefixed an Introduction to the Linnæan System of Botany (1763)

by James WHEELER (Gardener at Gloucester.)

Achillea with indented bristly leaves, and the denticles awl-shaped, reflexed, and almost entire. 2. Achillea with spear-shaped, obtuse, acurelysawed leaves, commonly _ called Sweet-Maudlin. 3. Achillea with linear indented,obtuse ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist; Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany, Etc (1778)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.), John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.)

Achillea with pinnated, rough, hoary leaves ; the lobes very narrow and indented, and bright yellow umbels. - *AcHILL E A Clavenna. Pinnatifid hoary Alpine Sneezwort.] Achillea with pinnatifid, plain, obtufe, hoary leaves, and flat white umbels.

Google previewThe Botanist's and Gardener's New Dictionary (1763)

Containing the Names, Classes, Orders, Generic Characters, and Specific Distinctions of the Several Plants Cultivated in England, According to ... Linnaeus ... In which is Also Comprised, a Gardener's Calendar ... and to which is Prefixed, an Introduction to the Linnaean System of Botany ... by James Wheeler

ACHILLEA, the generical name os a plant called in English, Milsoil- Yarrow, and Nosebleed. Char.,Sers. This is a genus os the order os the polygamia superflua, belonging to the lyngenesia class os plants; order 2. os class XIX.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

Achillea macrophyl- la, or feveriew-leaved milfoil : leaves pinnate, pinnas gash- ferrate, the outmost larger and connected. It is a native of the Alps, is very hardy, thrives in almost any foil, but loves an open exposure, and deserves a place in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Border Plants (1999)

by Hanneke Van Dijk

Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' Achillea miilefolium 'LachsschUnheit'

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (1999)

by Michael A. Mares, Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Norman, Okla.)

Achillea lanulosa occurs throughout California, from the Great Basin Desert on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada, through the mountains, across the dry Central Valley to the Coast Range, and finally to the beaches of the Pacific Ocean.

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1823)

Or, Familiar Explanations of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences by George Crabb

Achillea, in the Linnean system, ...

Google previewThe Gardener and Botanist's Dictionary (1807)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ...

Achillea abrotanifolia. Southernwood-leaved Milfoil. Lin. /pec.

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences (1867)

by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas

ACHILLEA AGE'RATUM. A plant possessing the ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3H4I1L1L1E1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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