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Definition of the noun althea

What does althea mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: altheas

  1. any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea

Person

Who is Althea?

Althea a.k.a. Althea Currier was born in 1941 in Baileyville, Maine, and moved to Southern California in the late 1950s. She was an American glamour model and actress, noted for her large-breasted figure, who appeared in a number of erotic nudie-cuties and sexploitation B grade films in the 1960s.

Characters

  1. Althea is a fictional character from the 2013 documentary film Goodness In Rwanda.
  2. Althea is a fictional character from the 1992 film Love Can Be Murder.
  3. Althea is a fictional character from the 1977 film Which Way Is Up?.
  4. Althea is a fictional character from the 2006 film Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus.
  5. Althea is a fictional character from the 1972 film Women in Chains.
  6. Althea is a fictional character from the 1998 film Mixing Nia.

Film

"Althea" is a film, directed by Rex Miller.

Music

"Althea" is a composition.

Miscellanea

Althea is an English female personal name, originally a variation of the Greek name Althaea. Althea in Greek means "healer".

Phrases with Althea

Phrases starting with the word Althea:

  1. althea rosea
  2. althea gibson
  3. althea officinalis

Phrases ending with the word Althea:

  1. Shrub Althea
  2. Cymothoe Althea
  3. Cerithiopsis althea
  4. Species Cymothoe Althea
  5. species Cerithiopsis althea

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Althea

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Google previewThe Gardener's Monthly and Horticultural Advertiser (1869)

'lhe Althea is a native of Syria, but is very much at home in the United States.

Google previewThe Gardeners' Monthly and Horticulturist (1869)

The Althea is a native of Syria, but is very much at home in the United States.

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

' Althea officinalis. E. Althea. L. D. Brit. Rad. Decoct, ad libit. Decoct. Althea; officinal.

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

ALTHEA. ROOT. Source: Althea officinalis L. (Family Malvaceae). Common/ vernacular names: Althaea, althea,

ALTHEA ROOT.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women in American History (2015)

by Joyce Appleby, Eileen Chang, Neva Goodwin

Althea Gibson was the first African American to compete in the U.S. Nationals and break the color barrier at the Wimbledon Championships in lawn tennis in London. Tennis, like many amateur and professional sports, was segregated before ...

Google previewCunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (2012)

by Scott Cunningham

G Folk Names: Marshmallow, Mortification Root, Sweet Weed, Wymote, Heemst, Slaz Gender: Feminine Element: Water Powers: Protection, Psychic Powers Magical Uses: Althea has long been used in protection rites, and ...

Google previewThe Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Magical Plants, Revised (2013)

A Practical Guide to Creating Healing, Protection, and Prosperity Using Plants, Herbs, and Flowers by Susan Gregg

Althea officinalis Gives your life a sense of purpose □ little john will: Help you prevail in court, Bring you good luck, Fill your life with ease the plant: LittleJohn is indigenous to the tropics and has a gingerlike flavor. It's popular as a spice in ...

Google previewPharmaceutical Lexicon: a dictionary of pharmaceutical science, etc (1873)

by H. V. SWERINGEN

ALTHEA. (Marshmallow.) A genus of the class and order Monadelphia ...

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Quotes about Althea

I always wanted to be somebody. If I made it, it's half because I was game enough to take a lot of punishment along the way and half because there were a lot of people who cared enough to help me. (Althea Gibson)
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Scrabble value of A1L1T1H4E1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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