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Definition of the noun centaurea
What does centaurea mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- centaurea: centaureas
- Centaurea: -
- knapweed; star thistle
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Centaurea: genus Centaurea
- more generic term: asterid dicot genus = genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
- member of: aster family / Asteraceae / Compositae / family Asteraceae / family Compositae = plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle
Phrases with Centaurea
- Centaurea Alba
- Centaurea Nana
- Centaurea Acuta
- Centaurea Adami
- Centaurea Alata
- Centaurea Amara
- Centaurea Athoa
- Centaurea Behen
- Centaurea Calva
- Centaurea dubia
- Centaurea Elaia
- Centaurea Elata
- Centaurea Ferox
- Centaurea Idaea
- Centaurea jacea
- Centaurea Lutea
- Centaurea Lycia
- Centaurea Lydia
- Centaurea Media
- centaurea nigra
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Centaurea
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Letters 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 ...
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.
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 ...
Herbaceous 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.
Letters 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 ...
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.
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 ...
by John Henry Clarke
Centaurea. Tagana. Centaurea tagana. N. O. Compositae. Tincture of root...
CENTAUREA. TAGANA. 447.
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
English: cockspur, cockspur thistle, Malta thistle, Malta centaurea, Maltese cockspur, Maltese thistle, Napa ...
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, ...
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 + ...
The 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.
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 ...
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 ...
Medical 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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Lexicon 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.
Universal 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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Scrabble value of C3E1N1T1A1U1R1E1A1
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