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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?

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Phrases with Achillea

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

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Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1826)

by Robert SWEET

ACHILLEA is a numerous genus which belongs to the Compositae; 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 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 previewHome Floriculture (1890)

A Familiar Guide to the Treatment of Flowering and Other Ornamental Plants in the House and Garden by Eben Eugene Rexford

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

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 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 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 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 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 previewEncyclopedia of Border Plants (1999)

by Hanneke Van Dijk

Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' Achillea miilefolium 'LachsschUnheit'

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist: Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany ... The Second Edition. Carefully Revised ... and Very Much Enlarged, Etc (1797)

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

Achillea with pinnated, rough, hoary leaves; the lobes very narrow, and indented, and bright yellow umbels. 5. AcIIILLE A Clavenmar. - Pinnatifid silvery Missoil.] Achillea with pinnatifid, plane, obtuse, hoary silvery leaves, and flat white umbels.

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; 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 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 of a plant called in English, Milfoil- Yarrow, and Nosebleed. - Characters. This is a genus of the order of the polygamia superflua, o belonging to the syngenesia class of plants; order z. of class XIX.

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1823)

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

ACHILLEA (Bot.) &zoaxtla, or Achilleon, &xixxter; a plant so called because Achilles, who was the disciple of Chiron, is said to have used it in the healing of wounds. Plin. l. 25, c. 4; Athen. Deipnos. l. 3, c. 30. AcHILLEA, in the Linnean system, ...

Google previewDictionary of Alkaloids, Second Edition with CD-ROM (2010)

by John Buckingham, Keith H. Baggaley, Andrew D. Roberts, Laszlo F. Szabo

from Chrysanthemum frutescens, Achillea macrophylla, Achillea ptarmica, Achillea millefolium (yarrow), Otanthus maritimus, Anacyclus clavatus and ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

Achillea moschata, called Musk Milfoil, is cultivated as food for cattle in Switzerland.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

Achillea macrophylla, or sever... wileaved mofoil : leaves pinnate, pinnas gen-serrae, the outriott lar er and connected. It is a :*:ve of the Alps, is very hardy, thrives in almost any soil, but loves an oven exposure, ...

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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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