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Alkanet

Definition of the noun alkanet

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noun - plural: alkanets

  1. perennial or biennial herb cultivated for its delicate usually blue flowers

Alternative definition of the noun alkanet

noun

  1. A particular plant whose root is used as a dye.

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Google previewAnalytical Class-book of Botany (1857)

Designed for Academies and Private Students : in Two Parts by Frances Harriet Green

Alkanet is the root of Anchusa tinctoria, a native of Southern Europe. A kind of reddish dye is extracted from it, which was formerly used for staining the face ; and hence the origin of its name, which signifies a rouge-pot. Its coloring matter being ...

Google previewThe New Dispensatory. Containing, 1, the Elements of Pharmacy; 2, the Materia Medica; 3, Preparations ... of the new London and Edinburgh Pharmacopœas. Fourth edition. MS. notes (1799)

by William LEWIS (M.D.)

Alkanet root [E.] Alkanet is a rough hairy plant, much resembling the Vipers' bu_ gloss: its chief difference from the common buglosses consists inthe colour of its roots; the cortical art of which ls'ofa dushy red, and unparts an elegant ss.9'ox ...

Google previewThe Vegetable Kingdom and Its Products (1858)

Serving as an Introduction to the Natural System of Botany, and as a Textbook of All the Vegetable Substances Used in the Arts, Manufactures, Medicine, and Domestic Economy: Arranged According to the System of De Candolle by Robert Hogg

Alkanet is a dye-drug obtained from several plants of this family, among which are Lithospermum tinctorium, L. anchusoides, Echium rubrum, and Anchusa virginica; but that which supplies it in greatest quantity, and which is the true Alkanet, ...

Google previewAnalytical Class-book of Botany, Designed for Academies and Private Students (1857)

In Two Parts by Frances Harriet Green, Joseph Whipple Congdon

Alkanet is the root of Anchusa tinctoria, a native of Southern Europe. A kind of reddish dye is extracted from it, which was formerly used for staining the face; and hence the origin of its name, which signifies a rouge-pot. Its natives assemble in ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh New Dispensatory ... Being an Improvement Upon the New Dispensatory by Dr Lewis (1786)

by Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Alkanet is a rough hairy plant, much resembling the Vipers bhgloss : its chief difference from the common buglosses consists in the colour os its roots; the Cortical pa-rt of which is os a dntlty red, and 'unparts an elegant deep red to oils, wax, ...

Google previewCULTIVATED PLANTS, PRIMARILY AS FOOD SOURCES -Volume II (2009)

by Gyorgy Fuleky

Alkanet is a very interesting, nice, attractive, ...

Google previewJekka's Herb Cookbook (2012)

Foreword by Jamie Oliver by Jekka McVicar

Alkanet is a perennial so it will appear in the same spot in the garden every year. The difference between the two is recognisable. once you know: the lesi'ew of alkanet are long. lance-shaped and hairy; borage leaves are oval. medium-sized ...

Google previewThe New Dispensatory (1753)

Containing : I. The Theory and Practice of Pharmacy ... Intended as a Correction, and Improvement of Quincy by William Lewis

Alkanet is a rough hairy plant, much resembling the vipers bugloss : its chief difference from the common buglosses consists in the ...

Google previewHandbook On Medicinal Herbs With Uses (2004)

by H. Panda

which is a member of the same family, Boraginaceae, Alkanet is an important source of food for bees. AlkanetisnativetothewarmerregionsofEuropewhereitgrowsonsunny banks andwaste ground. In the British ...

Google previewThings you ought to know clearly explained (1877)

Alkanet is a root used for tinting certain substances of a red colour. Alligation is the art of ascertaining the proportions of the various constituents of mixed bodies. Alpaca is a Peruvian variety of the Llama, the camel of South America. Its hair ...

Google previewAn encyclopœdia [sic] of every-day knowledge, for the young (1847)

by William Martin

Alkanet is the bark of a root cultivated in the jsouth of France and the Levant. It imparts a deep red colour to all unctuous substances.

Google previewThe Edinburgh New Dispensatory; ... being an improvement upon the New Dispensatory of Lewis ... Second edition, with ... alterations ... and additions by A. Duncan (1797)

by William LEWIS (M.D.), Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, John ROTHERAM (M.D., the Younger.)

Alkanet _root. Alkanet is a rough hairy plant, much resembling the viper's bugloss: its chief difference from the common ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh New Dispensatory (1801)

With Additions of the Most Approved Formulæ from the Best Foreign Pharmacopoeias ... Being an Improvement of the New Dispensatory by William Lewis, John Rotherham

Alkanet Is a rough hairy plant, much resembling the viper's bug- loss : its chief difference from the common buglosses consists in the colour of its roots : the cortical part of which is of a duiky red, and imparts an elegant deep red to oils, wax, and ...

Google previewThe Useful Family Herbal: Or, an Account of All ... English Plants ... Remarkable for Their Virtues and of Drugs ... and Their Uses ... With an Introduction, Containing Directions for ... Preserving ... Herbs ... and Receipts for Making ... Distilled Waters ... and an Appendix. The Second Edition (1755)

by John Hill

The Quantity of a Scruple given in Cholics often proves an' immediate Cure, and they are a good Ingredient in Bitters, si ' ' ' ' si ALKANET; ALKANET. ANCHUSA. ALkanet is a rough Plant of- no great ...

Google previewJohnson's Universal Cyclopaedia (1887)

A Scientific and Popular Treasury of Useful Knowledge

Alkanet is the Anchusa tinctoria, formerly used for lilac, lavender, and purple on silk. Its colors were always fugitive. Barberry produces a yellow of little importance. Turmeric, or Indian saffron, produces a fugitive yellow. It is now chiefly used for ...

Google previewJohnson's Univeral Cyclopædia (1890)

A Scientific and Popular Treasury of Useful Knowledge

Alkanet is the Anchusa tinctoria, formerly . used for lilac, lavender, and purple on silk. Its colors were always fugitive. Barberry produces a yellow of little importance. Turmeric, or Indian saffron, produces a fugitive yellow. It is now chiefly used ...

Google previewJohnson's New Universal Cyclopædia (1880)

A Scientific and Popular Treasury of Useful Knowledge ...

Alkanet is the Auchma tinetoria, formerly used for lilac, lavender, and purple on silk. Its oolors were always fugitive. Barberry produces a yellow of little importance. Turmeric, or Indian saffron, produoes a fugitive yellow. It is now chiefly used for ...

Google previewDruggists' Circular (1922)

Alkanet is the best purely vegetable color for this preparation, that is, it is the best natural color of a desirable shade which ...

Google previewThe national cyclopædia of useful knowledge (1884)

by National cyclopaedia

ALKANET is the common name given to plants belonging to the genus Anchusa. Anchitia officinalis (common alkanet bor ugloss) has narrow leaves and deep purple flowers. When young it is sometimes boiled and eaten. The roots contain a ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1837)

Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, Biography, History, and Political Economy. Reprinted from the American Edition of the "Conversations Lexicon", with Corrections and Additions ...

ALKANET is a dyeing drug, the bark of a root which produces a rough plant ( anchusa tinctoria), with downy and spear-shaped leaves, and clusters of small, purple, or reddish flowers, the stamens of which are shorter than the corolla. This plant ...

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Alkanet Meaning

Video shows what alkanet means. , a plant whose root is used as a red dye.. The dyeing matter extracted from the plant, giving a deep red colour.. Other plants ...

Scrabble value of A1L1K5A1N1E1T1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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