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Definition of the noun Alexanders

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noun

  1. European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb

Alternative definition of the noun Alexanders

noun

  1. Any of various umbellifers, often specifically Smyrnium olusatrum or Heracleum maximum, the cow parsnip

Business

Alexanders a.k.a. Alexander's, Inc.: Alexander's was a department store chain in the New York metropolitan area. Catering to low- and middle-income consumers, Alexander's offered discounted designer fashions and high-quality private label goods. At its height, the company operated 16 stores. Its advertising slogan was "You'll find Alexander's has what you're looking for; how lucky can you get?!". The company still exists as a REIT controlled and managed by Vornado Realty Trust.

Place

Alexanders is a Building in Boise, Idaho.

  • also known as Alexanders, Boise

Phrases with Alexanders

  1. Golden Alexanders
  2. Meadow Alexanders
  3. Heartleaf Alexanders
  4. Heart-Leaf Alexanders

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alexanders

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Google previewEdible Seashore (2009)

River Cottage Handbook by John Wright

Alexanders is a biennial and you will see the new plants growing around those that are mature and in flower. It is the latter which provide the hollow stems, flower buds and leaves that one can eat. The young growth will form a remarkably ...

Google previewThe British Flora Medica, Or, a History of the Medicinal Plants of Great Britain (1845)

Illustrated by a Coloured Figure of Each Plant by Benjamin Herbert Barton, Thomas Castle

The English name Alexanders is a corruption of Olusatrum, or, as some think, derived from Alexandria in Egypt, whence it was supposed to have been originally brought. GENERAL Properties AND Uses.—Alexanders was formerly cultivated ...

Google previewEdible (2008)

An Illustrated Guide to the World's Food Plants by National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Alexanders is a biennial, growing to ...

Google previewThe British flora medica; or, History of the medicinal plants of Great Britain, by B.H. Barton and T. Castle (1837)

by Benjamin Herbert Barton, Thomas Castle

The English name Alexanders is a corruption of Olusatrum, or, as some think, derived from Alexandria in Egypt, whence it was supposed to have been originally brought. General Properties and Uses. — Alexanders was formerly cultivated in ...

Google previewHerbs (2006)

Smyrnium olusatrum, alexanders is a tall plant with yellow, somewhat untidy umbels and striking dark green glossy leaves. After flowering, large black seeds appear. Alexanders likes rather rich and moist spots and sandy soil. The leaves ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

SMYRNIUM, Alexanders, a genus of the digynia order, and pentandria class of plants ; natural order forty-fifth, umbellate. The fruit is oblong and striated ; the petals have a sharp point, and are keel-shaped. There are five species : — 1.

Google previewA Christian dictionary ... Whereunto is annexed, a particular dictionary for the Revelation of S. John. For the ... Song of Solomon. For the Epistles to the Hebrewes. The third edition, augmented, etc (1622)

was prophefied: but after Alexanders monarchy had flourished, feauen yeares, ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

ALEXANDERS (Smyrnium olusatrum) [Umbelliferae] Allisanders; Black lovage; Horse parsley (Zizia aurea, formerly Thaspium aureum) [Umbelliferae] Golden alexanders; Meadow parsnip: Alexanders, indigenous to the Mediterranean area, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1828)

šo perfoliatum, or perfoliate Alexanders.-The lower leaves are superdecompounded, and the leaflets are in threes, ovate and indented. Stem smooth, hollow, three feet high, dividing towards the top into two or three branches. At each joint is ...

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Alexanders, alisander, black lovage, horse parsley; Fr. persil de Macedoine, maceron; Sp. apio caballar, perejil macedonica; Port, salsa de cavalo; G. Smymer- kraut, Gelbdolde, Pferdeeppich; It. corinoli, macerone, smirnio; Arab, kalsh.

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1735)

Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden, as Also the Physick Garden, Wilderness, Conservatory, and Vineyard by Philip Miller

Common Alexanders. . a. Sm'ynium ; peregrinum, rotundo folio. C. B. P. Foreign Alexanders, with a round Leaf. ;. Smyrnium; peregrinum, folio eblango. C. B. P. Foreign Alexanders, with an oblong Leaf. 4.

Google previewThe Gardener and Botanist's Dictionary (1807)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ... by Philip Miller

Egyptian Alexanders. * J 4. Smyrnium Olusatrum. H. f. Smyrnium vulgare. [6. Smyrnium aureum. 7 . Smyrnium apiifolium. STAM. Filaments five, simple, 1 Anthers simple. , simple, length of the corolla. Pist. Germ inferior.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1828)

by John Wilkes

Smyrnium perfoliatum, or perfoliate Alexanders.--The lower leaves are superdecompounded, and the leaflets are in threes, ovate and indented. Stem smooth, hollow, three feet high, dividing towards the top into two or three branches. At each ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

Smyrnium olusatrum, common alexanders. liatum, ...

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

by Abraham Rees

Cape Alexanders. Thunb. Prodr. 51. Willd. n. 3.-Stem-leaves ternate, cut and serrated. Umbels lateral, sessile.—Gathered by Thunberg, at the Cape of Good Hope. 4. S. Olusatrum. Common Alexanders. , Linn. Sp. Pl. 376. Willd. n. 4., Fl. Brit. n.

Google previewMedical Dictionary (1813)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Surgery, Medicine, Midwifery, Anatomy, Chemistry, &c. &c. &c by John James Watt

ALEXANDERS COMMON. The Myrnimn Olustratum. ALEXANDERS ROUND- LEAVED. The Smyrnium Perfoliatum. This is said to possess Stomachic and Corrobolrant Virtues. A ALEXIPHARMICS. Medicines supposed to counteract Poisons, ...

Google previewDictionary of Plant Lore (2007)

by D.C. Watts

Alexanders Almond be bathed in a decoction, which had to be left under the eaves overnight (Kemp). ALEXANDERS (Smyrnium olusatrum) A Mediterranean plant, naturalised now in Britain, chiefly near the sea, probably as a relic of old ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

SMYRNIUM, Alexanders, a genus of the digynia order, and pentandria class of plants; natural order forty-fifth, umbellatae. The fruit is oblong and striated; the petals have a sharp point, and are keel-shaped. There are five species:–1.

Google previewThe New London Medical and Surgical Dictionary, Etc (1826)

by J. S. Forsyth

ALEXANDERS, COMMON. This plant, Smymium olusatrum of Linnaeus, was formerly cultivated for salads. Now superseded by celery. ALEXANDERS, aousn - LEAVED Smyrnium pnfnliatum of Linnaeus. The blanched stalks of this species ...

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