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Definition of the noun althaea
What does althaea mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: althaeas
- any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of althaea: althea / hollyhock
- more generic word: mallow = any of various plants of the family Malvaceae
- more specific terms: Althea officinalis / marsh mallow / white mallow = European perennial plant naturalized in United States having triangular ovate leaves and lilac-pink flowers
- member of: genus Althaea = hollyhocks
Althaea was in Greek mythology the daughter of King Thestius and Eurythemis, and was sister to Leda, Hypermnestra, Iphiclus, Euippus. She was also the wife of Oeneus, king of Calydon, and mother of five sons, Meleager, Melanippe, Toxeus, Thyreus, Clymenus, and two daughters, Deianeira and Gorge. According to some writers, Meleager was the result of a liaison with the Greek god Ares, and Deianeira the progeny of Althaea and the god Dionysus.
Phrases with Althaea
Phrases starting with the word Althaea:
- Althaea Flava
- Althaea Olbia
- Althaea rosea
- Althaea Crispa
- Althaea Frutex
- Althaea Mutica
- Althaea Rugosa
- Althaea Arborea
- Althaea hirsuta
- Althaea Hispida
- Althaea Pulchra
- Althaea Villosa
- Althaea Caribaea
- Althaea Flexuosa
- Althaea Mexicana
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Althaea
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Flowering Plants (1982)
Basswoods to Spurges by Robert H. Mohlenbrock
Althaea is a genus of about fifteen showy species native to the Old World.
Containing ... Lexicon by Robley Dunglison
Althaea is the root of Althaea officinalis. ALTHANAIHA, Orpiment. ALTHEXIS, (axSetts) Curation. ALTHEUS ...
How to Identify 200 of Colonial America's Flowers, Herbs, and Trees by Joan Parry Dutton
" Althaea is the Greek for the marsh mallow (A. officinalis);.
Beethoven Studies 3 (1982)
by Alan Tyson
A medication: althaea is a marshmallow root used as a demulcent or emollient to soothe irritated mucous membrane. 129 Gall bemerkt, dem wachsenden Korper sey das kalte Bad nicht zutrag- lich er will sogar man soll junge Leute zwischen ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Althaea L. Malvaceae 105 Stockholm 1770. See Pehr Dubb, Aminnelse-Tal, ofver...
by Carole J. Skelly
ALTHAEA (Althaea officinalis) [Malvaceae] Marsh mallow; Mortification root; Sweetweed; White mallow; Wymote: Extracts of the roots and flowers are used in formulationsfor beverage andliqueur flavorings.
by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson
Althaea Hume' sLesserWhitethroat Sylvia althaea Hume, 1878 Althaea was thewife ofKing Oeneusof ...
Flora's Dictionary (1833)
by Elizabeth Washington Wirt
ALTHAEA. Hibiscus Syriacus. Hibiscus, a name given by Linnaeus to designate a genus of the JMallow tribe, which had hitherto received only barbarous, or ill- constructed appellations. The Greek word 13.7.2s, from which it is derived, ...
ALSINE pusilla: Arenaria pusilla ALTHAEA Malvaceae Hardy annual, biennial and perennial plants from the temperate regions of the ...
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Scrabble value of A1L1T1H4A1E1A1
The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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