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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 Venosa
- Althaea Arborea
- Althaea Cretica
- Althaea Godroni
- Althaea hirsuta
- Althaea Hispida
- Althaea Plebeia
- Althaea Pulchra
- Althaea Villosa
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The Art of Compounding (1904)
A Text Book for Students and a Reference Book for Pharmacists at the Prescription Counter by Wilbur Lincoln Scoville
Powdered Althaea is an excellent form of gummy excipient to use. This consists chiefly of gum and starch, and does not harden as acacia or tragacanth alone do. It is much used in some sections. Precipitated Phosphate of Calcium is the best ...
Flowering Plants (1982)
Basswoods to Spurges by Robert H. Mohlenbrock
Althaea is a genus of about fifteen showy species native ...
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
The althaea is a genus of the order of the polyandria, belonging to the monadelphia class of plants; order 3. of class XVI. The calyx is a double perianthium ; the exterior one, which consists of a fingle leaf, is divided into nine segments; the ...
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 ...
Containing ... Lexicon by Robley Dunglison
Althaea is the root of Althaea officinalis. ALTHANAIHA, Orpiment. ALTHEXIS, (axSetts) Curation. ALTHEUS ...
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 ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Althaea L. Malvaceae 105 Stockholm 1770. See Pehr Dubb, Aminnelse-Tal, ofver...
Medical Lexicon (1839)
A New Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise Account of the Various Subjects and Terms; with a Vocabulary of Synonymes in Different Languages, and Formulae for Various Officinal and Empirical Preparations, &c. Second Edition, with Numerous Modifications and Additions by Robley Dunglison
de Althaea, Unguentum de Althaea—e. Andreae de Cruce, E. de pice et resinis glutinans—e. Anglicum ...
Althaea cannabina, or hemp-leaved marsh-mallow : lower leaves palmate, upper digitate. This species has a woody stem, which rises to the height of four or five feet, and puts out many side branches. The leaves are alternate. The flowers are ...
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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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