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Definition of the noun love-in-a-mist

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  1. tropical American passion flower with finely dissected bracts; stems malodorous when crushed
  2. chickweed with hairy silver-grey leaves and rather large white flowers
  3. European garden plant having finely cut leaves and white or pale blue flowers

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  1. Nigella damascena, an annual flowering plant of the genus Nigella, the blooms of which are generally blue in colour, though also found in shades of pink, white or pale purple.


"Love-in-a-mist" a.k.a. "Love In A Mist" is a musical album of Indigenous.


  1. "Love-in-a-mist" a.k.a. "Love In A Mist" is a book by Field & Jill MacLean.
  2. "Love-in-a-mist" a.k.a. "Love in a Mist" is a book by Patricia Grasso.

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Google previewA Dictionary of English Plant-names (1886)

by James Britten, Robert Holland

LOVE-IN-A-MIST. (1) add Dev. (2) Cerastiurn tomentoaum, L.—Nllamp. (Brackley ). Love-in-a-puzzle. Nigella damascena, L.—Dev. Friend. See Love-in-a-mist.

Google previewA Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms in the English Language (2015)

by T.J. Carty

Gilbert Emery (Love-in-a-Mist; Persian Poppy) POTTS, Alice May Harte [fl. 1905 ...

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 2

LOVE-IN-A-MIST. Nigella damascena. —, WEST INDIAN. Passi/lom faztida. LOVE-IN-A-PUZZLE. Nigella damascena. LOVE-IN-IDLENESS. Viola tricolor. LOVE - LIES - BLEEDING. Amaranthus caudatus. LOVEMAN. Galium Aparine.

Google previewAn illustrated Encyclopaedia of Gardening (2015)

by Walter P. Wright

Love-in-a-mist (Nigella).—A pretty hardy annual (see Annuals). The largest variety is Miss Jekyll, which has fine blue flowers, and is one of the best late-blooming annuals, especially on limestone. Love-in-idleness.—See Pansy.

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

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

in English: jack-in-the-green, love-in-a-mist in Arabic: habba souda, sinouj Nigella ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: H-L (1902)

by Joseph Wright

- entangle, love-in-a-mist, Nigella damascena ; (5) -entangled, (a) see (4) ; (b) bachelor ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ...

Love-in-a-mist, FENNEL Flower, and DEVIL-IN-THE-BUSH are species belonging to the genus §j. of the Ranunculaceae. They are hardy annual plants chiefly natives, of the south of Europe, with divided leaves. The flowers are mostly blue or, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1899)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

love-in-a-mist (luv'in-a-mist'), n. The fennelflower, Nigella damascena. Also called derilin-a- bush.

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