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Definition of the noun cynara

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noun - plural: -

  1. artichoke; cardoon


  1. "Cynara" is a 1932 romantic drama film about a British lawyer who pays a heavy price for an affair. It stars Ronald Colman, Kay Francis and Phyllis Barry. It is based on the 1928 novel An Imperfect Lover by Robert Gore-Browne.
  2. "Cynara" a.k.a. "Cynara: Poetry in Motion": The director of the classic lesbian love story Claire of the Moon returns with this 19th Century period drama detailing the passionate affair between a renowned writer and a high-profile sculptress. Byron is a handsome author living in the Pacific Northwest. When Byron makes the acquaintance of sexy sculptress Cynara, the stage is set for a sizzling romance that will set the worlds of art and literature ablaze.


  1. Cynara is a fictional character from the 1973 film War Goddess.
  2. Cynara is a fictional character from the 1996 film Cynara: Poetry in Motion.


  1. "Cynara" is a setting by Frederick Delius of a poem by Ernest Dowson. It is set for solo baritone voice and orchestra.
  2. "Cynara" is a musical album of Cynara.
  3. "Cynara" is a musical album of Anúna.
  4. "Cynara" is a composition.


Cynara is a musical group.


Cynara is a theater production.

Phrases with Cynara

Phrases starting with the word Cynara:

  1. Cynara Cernua
  2. Cynara Repens
  3. Cynara Acaulis
  4. Cynara Pusilla
  5. Cynara Colorata
  6. Cynara Lanceata
  7. cynara scolymus
  8. Cynara Tuberosa
  9. Cynara Palustris

Phrases ending with the word Cynara:

  1. genus cynara
  2. Cnicus Cynara
  3. Damora Cynara
  4. Thecla Cynara
  5. Argynnis Cynara
  6. Macrodes Cynara
  7. Muraltia Cynara
  8. Hyposcada Cynara
  9. Quartinia Cynara
  10. Coryphella cynara
  11. Flabellina Cynara

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cynara

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Google previewThe Brighter Side of Death (2008)

by Tom Holahan

The other theme suggested by Cynara is the fact that suffering appears to be inextricably woven into the fabric of 87.

Google previewSuccess in the Cinema MoneyMaking Movies (2006)

by John Howard Reid

Cynara is a beautifully crafted movie in which an old, old story emerges , thanks to brilliant writing, ingratiating performances and superb craftsmanship ...

Google previewVixens (2003)

by Bertrice Small

Cynara is a resilient girl.

Google previewFood as Medicine (2016)

Functional Food Plants of Africa by Maurice M. Iwu

African Names: Arabic: kharsuf Description: Cynara is a small herbaceous and thorny plant, ca. 1.5 m in height. The leaves are alternate, deeply dentate, ...

Google previewPlant Breeding Reviews (2010)

by Jules Janick

The Wild Gene Pool Cynara is a relatively small genus comprising the artichoke crop and six to seven Wild species (Wiklund 1992). All wild members of Cynara are perennial thistles native to the Mediterranean basin. The wild type closest ...

Google previewHandbook of African Medicinal Plants, Second Edition (2014)

by Maurice M. Iwu

Description — Cynara is a small herbaceous and thorny plant, about 1.5 m in height. The leaves are alternate, deeply dentate, with almost pinnatified whitish capitulum of tall purple flowers that are in turn subtended by thick and imbricate ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1897)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge, with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

< Cynara + -oidca:] A tribe or the natural order Compotitm, of which the genus Cynara is the type, distinguished by having the anthers conspicuously caudate, the flowers all hermaphrodite with tubular corollas and setose pappus, and the ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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

Cynara L. Asteraceae Origins: Kynara or kinara, kynaros akantha, the Greek for a spiny plant, the globe artichoke, Cynara scolymus L.; Latin cinara, ae for a kind of artichoke and for a native of the island of Cinara, in the Aegean Sea, now ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1768)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery; as Also for Performing the Practical Parts of Agriculture ... by Philip Miller

Cynara hortensis aculeata. C. B. P. 383. The green or French Artieholte. - , CYNARA (Horterffio foliis pinnatis inermibus, calyeinis squamis obtufis emarginatis. zirtieho/ee with winged leaves having no sþines, and ohtuse indented stale: to the ...

Google previewThe Herbal Encyclopedia (2004)

A Practical Guide to the Many Uses of Herbs by Lisa R. Waltz

Cynara. scolymus. MEDICINAL: Wild Artichoke contains beneficial flavonoids, in particular sily-marin, that protect the liver. The leaves and roots have been used to treat anemia, high cholesterol, artherosclerosis, and jaundice. Parts used: ...

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1847)

by John Marius Wilson

ARTICHOKE,—botanically Cynara. A genus of perennial herbaceous plants, of the thistle division of the composite family. Seven species have been introduced to Great Britain; and three other species are known to botanists. The garden ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Cynara Vaill. ex L. Compositae (11). 11 Medit. C. Scolymus L. is the true artichoke (cf. Helianthus); young fl. -heads enclosed in the invol. bracts, a valuable pot-herb. The blanched summer growth (chards) is also ed. C. Cardunculus L. is the ...

Google previewThe Botanist's and Gardener's New Dictionary; in which is Also Comprised, A Gardener's Calendar ... and to which is Prefixed an Introduction to the Linnæan System of Botany (1763)

by James WHEELER (Gardener at Gloucester.)

CYNARA, the generical name of the plants, called in English Artichoke and Chardon. Characters.

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Scrabble value of C3Y4N1A1R1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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