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Definition of the noun Alectra

What does Alectra mean as a name of something?

Alectra is a genus of Orobanchaceae.

Alectra is a kind of Orobanchaceae incertae sedis, described by Thunb. in 1784.


Who is Alectra?

Alectra a.k.a. Alektra Blue is an American pornographic actress and model. She is the Penthouse Pet of the Month for Aril 2008.

Phrases with Alectra

  1. Alectra Alba
  2. Alectra Major
  3. Alectra Minor
  4. Alectra Picta
  5. Alectra aspera
  6. Alectra Indica
  7. Alectra Kirkii
  8. Alectra Lurida
  9. Alectra Pumila
  10. Alectra Rigida
  11. Alectra Arabica
  12. Alectra Avensis
  13. Alectra Barbata
  14. Alectra Cordata
  15. Alectra Dentata
  16. Alectra Heyniae
  17. Alectra Hirsuta
  18. Alectra Hundtii
  19. Alectra Merkeri
  20. genus Alectra

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alectra

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Alectra Thunb. Scrophulariaceae Origins: Greek alektros "unwedded," a "without" and lektron "couch, bed, marriage-bed," or from Greek alektor "a cock," referring to the flowers; see H. Genaust, Etymologisches Worterbuch der botanischen ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

ALECTRA. One species; viz. capensis. 1214, PEDALIUM, One species; viz. murex. E. Indies, 1215. MELIANTHUs, or Honey-flower. Three species; viz. major, ...

Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1835)

by Philip Miller

Alectra (the derivation unknown). Class 14, 2. Didynamia Angiospermia. The Characters, — Corolla bell- shaped filaments, bearded; capsule o- vote, obtuse, twin smooth, two-celled, tiro-ralied, seedy, solitary, ovale. Alectra capensis ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Alectra brasiliensis Canella Bark Tree. Canella alba Canker ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Alectra Thunb. (Melasma ...

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

Examples : Alectra, Escobedia, &c. Tribe 8. Gratiolece. Examples : Diplacus, Conobaca, Gratiola, Ilysanthus, Hemianthus, Herpestis. Sub-order 3. Rhinanthidece.

Google previewPopular and Complete English Dictionary (1848)

Exhibiting the Pronunciation, Etymology, and Explanation of Every Word Usually Employed in Science, Literature, and Art by John Boag

AlecTRA, fl-lék'tră , ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

ALECTRA, in Botany, a genus of the didynamia angiospermia class and order: its charašters are, that the calyx is a perianthium, one-leafed, two-lipped, ...

Google previewBritish Encyclopedia (1819)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

ALECTRA, in botany, a genus of the Didy namia Angiospermia class and order, of which the": is a single species only, "air. A. capensis, a native of the ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1833)

by George Crabb

ALECTRA (Bot.) a genus of plants, Class 14 Didynamia, Order 2 Angiospermia. - Generic Characters. CAL. perianth one-leaved; clefts ovate. CoR . one-petalled; tube by degrees widened a little; border expanding.—STAM. filaments four ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)

by John Wilkes

alectra- Clapensis, or Cape alectra. _ The flowers are yellow, streaked with purple', and it is a native of thev Capein grassy places near rivers, flowering in November and December. _ ALECTRIONN ...

Google previewAmerican Edition of the British Encyclopedia (1819)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

ALECTRA, in botany, a genus of the Didynamia Angiospermia class and order, of which there is a single species only, viz. A. capensis, a native of the Cape of Good Hope; found in grassy places near rivers; flowering in November and ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1E1C3T1R1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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