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Definition of the noun Chia

What does Chia mean as a name of something?

  1. Chia is the vernacular name of the Salvia columbariae, a species of Salvia.
    • geographic area: North America
  2. Chia is the vernacular name of the Salvia hispanica, a species of Salvia.
    • geographic area: North America
  3. Chia is the vernacular name of the Salvia potus, a species of Salvia.
  4. Chia is the vernacular name of the Salvia columbariae var. columbariae, a variety of Salvia columbariae.
    • geographic area: North America

Alternative definition of the noun Chia


  1. a Mexican plant, Salvia columbariae, related to mint; it has blue flowers and edible seeds


  1. Chia a.k.a. Chía or Gia is a municipality in Aragon in the province of Huesca, with an area of 25.95 km² and a population of 112 inhabitants.
    • also known as Chia, Spain; Chía, Spain; Chía, Aragon
    • part of Spain
  2. Chia a.k.a. Universidad de La Sabana: Chía is a town and municipality in the Cundinamarca department of Colombia, located to the north of Bogotá on the main road to Zipaquira. Its history dates back to the pre-Columbian era. The name comes from the Chibchan language and means "moon" or "month".
    • also known as Unisabana; Chía; Chia, Cundinamarca; Chía, Cundinamarca
    • part of Colombia
    • official website:

There are other places with in their name, like Feng Chia University.


Chia is a fictional character from the 1985 film Year of the Dragon.


"Chia" is a composition.


  1. Chia a.k.a. Chía: The goddess Chía, is a triple goddess in the mythology of Colombia in Precolumbian times. She was worshipped as one of the most important deities in that culture.
  2. chiA is a gene.
  3. Chia a.k.a. SCO5003 is a gene.
  4. chiA is a genomic locus.
  5. Chia a.k.a. chitinase, acidic is a gene.
    • also known as eosinophil chemotactic cytokine, 2200003E03Rik

Phrases with Chia

  1. Madhuca Chia-Ananii
  2. Nola Chia
  3. Salvia chia
  4. Elbella Chia
  5. Jurinea Chia
  6. Maniola Chia
  7. Hydrobia Chia
  8. Pistacia Chia
  9. Ziegler's Chia
  10. Metacharis Chia
  11. Pyrrhopyge Chia
  12. Chamaepitys Chia
  13. Species Nola Chia
  14. Pseudamnicola Chia
  15. species Salvia chia
  16. Species Elbella Chia
  17. Species Maniola Chia
  18. Species Hydrobia Chia
  19. Species Pistacia Chia
  20. Species Pyrrhopyge Chia

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Chia

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Google previewChia The Ultimate Super Food (2015)

Benefits of Weight Loss, Perfect Health & Longevity by Hillary Saunders

Chia is an excellent food source of high fiber. 5%10% mucilloid soluble...

High Antioxidant Food: Chia is a natural food that has high antioxidant levels, more than blueberries. This gives dry...

Omega 3 and 6: Chia is the richest natural source ...

Google previewNorth American Cornucopia (2013)

Top 100 Indigenous Food Plants by Ernest Small

Chia is a Spanish name originally used for several of the species now known by the name in English. The word is derived from the Nahuatl chian, ...

Google previewA Pastry Queen Goes Green (2009)

by Lorene Sauro

Chia is a Mayan word meaning 'strength', as this was a dietary staple for native Aztec and Mayan peoples. Chia is a member of the mint family and is the seed of the desert plant Salvia Hispanica. Chia offers the highest level of protein of all ...

Google previewThrive Foods (2011)

200 Plant-Based Recipes for Peak Health by Brendan Brazier

Packed with antioxidants and containing about 20 percent high-quality protein, chia is an ideal food to help speed recovery after exercise. Aztec warriors were rumored to eat chia before going into battle to give them a nutritional boost and ...

Google previewThrive Fitness, second edition (2015)

The Program for Peak Mental and Physical StrengthÑFueled by Clean, Plant-based, Whole Food Recipes by Brendan Brazier

And because it is high in both soluble and insoluble fiber, which helps to sustain energy and maintain fullness, chia is a true high netgain food. Packed with antioxidants and containing about 20 percent highquality protein, chia is an ideal food ...

Google previewHigh Frequency Health

by Lee Bracker

Chia is an excellent protein source containing around 20% with all essential amino acids. Chia is top source for omega-3 essential fatty acids and contains several antioxidants making it a more stable source for EFA's than flax or hemp seed.

Google previewTzŭ Erh Chi (1867)

Key to the Tzŭ Erh Chi

chia is a corruption. 34. There is nothing clearer, more intelligible, Women wear the tsuan. -...

Google previewAdult Education and Health (2012)

by Leona English

CHIA is an approach that enables citizens to assess the. MAUREEN COADY AND COLLEEN CAMERON.

Google previewAni's Raw Food Essentials (2012)

Recipes and Techniques for Mastering the Art of Live Food by Ani Phyo

CHIA. CEREAL. MAKES 4 SERVINGS Chia is an Aztec superfood that builds strength and energy.

Google previewEmotional Wisdom (2011)

Daily Tools for Transforming Anger, Depression, and Fear by Mantak Chia, Dena Saxer

MANTAK CHIA IS THE LEADING TEACHER of Taoist chi kung (Inner Alchemy, Sexual Alchemy, chi energy meditations, tai chi, chi kung, etc.) in the West. The author of dozens of books, booklets, DVDs, and CDs describing the theory and ...

Google previewEveryday Raw Detox (2013)

by Meredith Baird

Chia is the new miracle seed. It has gained a lot of popularity in health food circles, and we think it is here to stay. Chia is rich in omega3 fatty acids. It is a very stable seed, so it doesn't go rancid quickly. Unlike flax seeds, they don't need to be ...

Google previewSupergrains (2013)

Cook Your Way to Great Health by Chrissy Freer

mg Gluten free Chia is an annual herb belonging to the mint family, Chia.

Google previewChristianities in Asia (2011)

by Peter C. Phan

Edmund Kee-Fook Chia is a Malaysian and is Associate Professor at the CatholicTheological Union,Chicago, IL,USA.Hehaswrittenextensivelyon the work of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences and the Christian mission in Asia.

Google previewJuice (2014)

Recipes for Juicing, Cleansing, and Living Well by Carly De Castro, Hayden Slater, Hedi Gores

cHIA seeds Chia is a powerful little superfood from Central and South America that was a staple of the Mayan people's diet and has recently gained popularity.

Google previewFresh Fruit Cleanse (2011)

Detox, Lose Weight and Restore Your Health with Nature's Most Delicious Foods by Leanne Hall

Chia is the highest known ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

saltbush, mustard tree, tooth-brush tree mswaki pilu, jhak Salvia chia Fern.

chia, chan Salvia officinalis L. sage sauge, sauge officinale echter Salbei sálvia, salva pegapega, ...

Google previewReligions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, 2nd Edition [6 volumes] (2010)

A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices by J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann

is no longer officially affiliated with Mantak Chia, and Winn has added several new techniques, but Chia is a guest teacher every year. There are currently some 1,000 certified Healing Tao instructors globally. The Healing Tao program ...

Google previewThe Aromatherapy Encyclopedia (2008)

A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils by Carol Schiller, David Schiller

CHIA SEED Botanical Name: Salvia chia, Salvia hispanica Family: Lamiaceae The CO2 extract is obtained from the seeds. History and Information • Chia is native to the Americas. The plant grows to about 2 feet (.5 meter) high. • Before the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Taiwan (Republic of China) (2014)

by John F. Copper

CHIA SHAN PROJECT (CHIA-SHAN CHI-HUA). A secret air force base built in the mountains in eastern Taiwan near Hualien. Begun in the mid-1980s, it was partially completed in 1990 when information about the base, which could hide jet ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Chia Chie(Muyscaya People, Colombia, SouthAmerica) Also known as: Huytaca, Suetiva, Xubchasgagua. Chia isthe moon goddess mate of Bochica, or in some myths, Cuchaviva. From jealousyand as a mischievous prank,Chia used ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Confucianism: A-M (2005)

by Rodney Leon Taylor, Howard Yuen Fung Choy

Chia Ssu-tao (1213-1275) The last minister of state of the Southern Sung dynasty before its demise to the Mongols. A highly controversial historical figure, ...

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Scrabble value of C3H4I1A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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