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Definition of the noun draba

What does draba mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. any of numerous low-growing cushion-forming plants of the genus Draba having rosette-forming leaves and terminal racemes of small flowers with scapose or leafy stems; fruit is a dehiscent oblong or linear silique
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic terms: herb / herbaceous plant = a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties
    • more specific terms: whitlow grass / Draba verna / shad-flower / shadflower = annual weed of Europe and North America having a rosette of basal leaves and tiny flowers followed by oblong seed capsules
    • member of: genus Draba = large genus of low tufted herbs of temperate and Arctic regions


Draba is a fictional character from the 1960 film Spartacus.

Phrases with Draba

Phrases starting with the word Draba:

  1. Draba Alba
  2. Draba cana
  3. Draba Laxa
  4. Draba Nana
  5. Draba Nuda
  6. Draba Uber
  7. Draba arida
  8. Draba Athoa
  9. Draba aurea
  10. Draba belli
  11. Draba Dubia
  12. Draba Elata

Phrases ending with the word Draba:

  1. Ball Draba
  2. Mono Draba
  3. Rock Draba
  4. Snow Draba
  5. Star Draba
  6. Tall Draba
  7. Wind Draba
  8. Zion Draba

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Draba

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Google previewUinta National Forest (N.F.), Oil and Gas Leasing (2011)

Environmental Impact Statement

Rockcress draba: ensitive Rockcress draba is a small, herbaceous perennial that occurs in gravelly tundra soils above the timberline, often in moist soils near the edges of receding snowbanks. Occasionally this species is found in spruce-fir ...

Google previewModern Cemetery (1895)

Draba is an extensive genus of herbaceous, or IBERIS SEMPERVIVENS. as they are regarded, alpine plants. There are perennials, biennials, and annuals among them, mostly with yellow or white flowers. They vary a good deal according to ...

Google previewA Comprehensive Dictionary of the Bible ... (1888)

by William Smith

The most boreal forms, confined to the clefts of rocks, or the vicinity of patches of snow above 9,000 feet, are Drabas (Draba is a genus of cruciferous plants), Artuaria (sandwort), one small Polentilla (or plant of the cinquefoil kind), a Fcstitta ...

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.)

DRABA, Madwort. Cbafacten. This is a genus of the order os the siliculosa, belonging to the tetradynamia class os plants; order r. class XV. The calyx is a perianthium, consisting of sour oval, concave, erect, open and deciduous leaves.

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1759)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery .... A - L by Philip Miller

DRABA. Dillen. Gen. Lin. Gen. Plant. 714. Alyson. Tourn. Inst. R. H. 216. Tab. 104 . The Charaćiers are, The Flower bath a four-leaved Empalement, which falls off. It bath four Petals placed in Form of a Cross. It hath six Stamina, four of which ...

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

Draba aizoides, or hairy-leaved alpine whitlow-grass ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1891)

by Sir George Watt

These, along with a few other equally abundant cruciferous plants (principally Lepidium Draba), are greedily eaten by goats and sheep, and in Quetta may have much to say to the superiority of the mutton reared in that neighbourhood.

Google previewThe New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1882)

(Based on Mayne's Lexicon) by New Sydenham Society, Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick

DRABA. DRACAENA— DRACUNCULUS. DRACYL— DRAKENA RADIX. DKAM — DEILL. DRILLING, OPERATION OF-DROP. S., columnar. A douche in which the stream of water is round and large. S., concentric. (F. concentrer, to join in one ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Botany: a Popular Dictionary of Vegetable Kingdom with which is Incorporated a Glossary of Botanical Terms Edited by John Lindley and Thomas Moore (1870)

Part 1

Draba, especially Draba verna ; also .S'nxifraga tridactylites. —,WILD OAT. Dantho'nia. —, WIND. Apem Spica venti.

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (Lexicographer)

DownwARDs, down'wurdz, DOWNIRIGHTLY—DRABA. DRABBING— DRACOPHYLLUM. DownRIGHTLY, down rite-le, ad. Plainly; in plain terms; bluntly. DownRIGHTNEss, down"rite-nes, s Plainness; absence of disguise. Downsitting ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1854)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill

Local or doubtful type— species which cannot be referred to any of the preceding types, as Potentilla rupestris, Lloydia serotina, confined to peculiar mountains in Wales, Draba aizoides and Cotoneaster vulgaris, found on the rocky coasts of ...

Google previewJohnson's Gardener's Dictionary (1894)

by George William Johnson, Charles Henry Wright

Cruciferae; See Draba. P. pyrena'ica. B. C. t. 635. See Draba pyrenaica. Petrocarya. (From petros, stone, and carya, the walnut. Nat. ord., Rosaceae.) See Parinium. P. campe'stris.

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New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY

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Scrabble value of D2R1A1B3A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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