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Definition of the noun centaurea

What does centaurea mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • centaurea: centaureas
  • Centaurea: -

  1. knapweed; star thistle

Phrases with Centaurea

  1. Centaurea Alba
  2. Centaurea Nana
  3. Centaurea Acuta
  4. Centaurea Adami
  5. Centaurea Alata
  6. Centaurea Amara
  7. Centaurea Athoa
  8. Centaurea Behen
  9. Centaurea Bella
  10. Centaurea Calva
  11. Centaurea dubia
  12. Centaurea Elaia
  13. Centaurea Elata
  14. Centaurea Ferox
  15. Centaurea Idaea
  16. Centaurea jacea
  17. Centaurea Lutea
  18. Centaurea Lycia
  19. Centaurea Lydia
  20. Centaurea Media

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Centaurea

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Google previewLetters on the Elements of Botany ... Translated ... with Notes, and Twenty-four Additional Letters ... By Thomas Martyn ... The Fourth Edition, with Corrections and Improvements (1794)

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas MARTYN (B.D., F.R.S.)

Centaurea is a most numerous genus of the fame third order, containing no lefs than fixty-fix fpecies. The corollas of the ray are funnel-form, or tubular, longer than those of the disk, and irregular; the down is fimple ; and the receptacle has ...

Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1826)

by Robert SWEET

CENTAUREA is a genus belonging to the Compositae: its species are chiefly free -growing plants, and many of them are very handsome : any light garden soil suits them very well; and they may be increased by seeds, or by suckers.

Google previewInsect Populations In theory and in practice (2012)

19th Symposium of the Royal Entomological Society 10–11 September 1997 at the University of Newcastle by Jack P. Dempster, Ian F.G. McLean

Arctium is a monocarpic plant, individual plants taking several years to reach a flowering size, and then dying after flowering, but Centaurea is a long-lived perennial. However, in both species of plant there were large changes in the number of ...

Google previewHerbaceous Perennial Plants (2008)

A Treatise on their Identification, Culture, and Garden Attributes (3rd Edition) by Allan M. Armitage

Centaurea is a genus awash in ancient Greek folklore. It is said to have healed Chiron the centaur. This in itself may not seem reason enough to name a genus after such an event because as we all know, most centaurs were wild and lawless.

Google previewLetters on the Elements of Botany, Addressed to a Lady ... Translated Into English, with Notes and Twenty-four Additional Letters, by T. Martyn (1785)

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas MARTYN (B.D., F.R.S.)

Centaurea is a most numerous genus of the same third Order, containing no less tha'n sixty-six species. The corols of the ray are funnel-form, or tubular, longer than those of the disk and irregular; the down is fim'ple ; and the receptacle has ...

Google previewThe Hothouse and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator (1839)

Giving Full Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hot-houses, Greenhouses, Conservatories ... : Alphabetically Arranged by Robert Sweet

CENTAUREA is a genus belonging to the Composites; its species are chiefly free -growing plants, and many of them are very handsome: any light garden soil suits them very well; and they may be increased by seeds, or by suckers.

Google previewLetters on the elements of botany (1787)

Addressed to a lady by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Centaurea is a most numerous genus of the fame third order, containing no less than sixty-six species. The corols of the ray are funnel-form, or tubular, longer than those of the disk, and irregular; the down is simple; and the receptacle has ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical materia medica

by John Henry Clarke

Centaurea. Tagana. Centaurea tagana. N. O. Compositae. Tincture of root...

CENTAUREA. TAGANA. 447.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: cockspur, cockspur thistle, Malta thistle, Malta centaurea, Maltese cockspur, Maltese thistle, Napa ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Plant-names (1886)

by James Britten

Centaurea Calcitrapa, L. Caltrops, Star Thistle. Centaurea Cyanus, L. Bachelor's Buttons, Bells (Witch), Blaver, Blaverole, Blawort, +Blawort (Blue), Blewball, Blewblow, Blue blaw, Blue-caps, Blue-bottle, Blue-bonnets, Blue Poppy, fBottle, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Common Wildflowers of Texas & the Southern Great Plains (2005)

by Joel Ellis Holloway, Amanda Neill

Centaurea americana Basket Flower SCIENTIFIC NAME: Centaurea, from Greek, KevTaupoq, kentaura, a Centaur, of or for Centaurs. Used as a medicinal by the American Indians, the Centaurs of Greek mythology were involved in healing + ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist: Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany ... The Second Edition. Carefully Revised ... and Very Much Enlarged, Etc (1797)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.)

Centaurea. After. Buphthalmum. Cheiranthus. Cheiranthus, Cheiranthus. Cheiranthus, Sedum. Chenopodium. English Names.

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1848)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Human and Comparative, Botany, Chemistry, Forensic Medicine, Materia Medica, Obstetrics, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, Toxicology, and the Different Branches of Natural Sciences Connected with Medicine, Together with a Variety of Information on All These Subjects by Robert Hooper

CENTAUREA BE HEN. The Behmen abiad of the Arabians. The officinal behen album. Jacea orientalis patula. Raphonticoides lutea. White behen. This plant grows on Mount Libanus. The root is regarded in the east as a tonic. This is not the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

o, Centaurea solstitialis, or St. Barnaby's thistle : cahis double, spiny, solitary 5 branch leaves decurrent, formed, lanceolate; radical leaves lyrate, pinnatifid. Annual; native of the South of Europe; discovered by Mr. Crowe, in a grassy field at ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1865)

Csxrsvnea STELLATA, Centaurea calcitrapa. CENTA UREE ETOILEE, Ccntnurea calcitrapa—c. Graude, Centaurea centaurium—c. Pelite, Chironia centaurium. CENTAUREUM, Chironia centaurium. CENTAURIS, gen. Centaur' idl's, Chironia ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1823)

Or, Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences : Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers, and Illustrated by Plates, Diagrams, Cuts, &c by George Crabb

CE o: CENTAUREA, in the Linnean system, a genus of plants, | or Class 19 Syngenesia, Order 3 Polygamia Frustanca. CE to Generic Characters. CAL. cqmmon imbricate; scales often S. so variously terminated.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Centaurea L. Asteraceae Latin centaureum or centaureion for centaury, Greek kentaureion 'centaurea', ancient name used by Theophrastus, HP.

Google previewA Dictionary of Dental Science, Biography, Bibliography and Medical Terminology (1849)

by Chapin Aaron Harris

CENTAUREA BE HEN. The white behen. CENTAUREA BENEdic'TA. ed or holy thistle. CENTAUREA CALcitRA/PA. The common star-thistle, or star knap-weed.

Google previewLexicon Physico-medicum (1794)

Or, A New Medicinal Dictionary. Explaining the Difficult Terms Used in the Several Branches of the Profession ... by John Quincy

- Centaurea, centaury.

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences (1823)

Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers : in Two Volumes by George Crabb

Centaurea, in the Linnean system, a genus of plants, Class 1 9 Syngenesia, Order 3 Polygamic Frustanea. Generic Characters. Cal. common imbricate; scales often variously terminated. — Cor. compound flosculous ...

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