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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.


  1. "Love-in-a-mist" a.k.a. "Loveinamist": Love in a Mist is a 1967 studio album by British musician Marianne Faithfull. Michael Cooper is credited for the design and photography.
  2. "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 previewNew York Times One Thousand Gardening Questions and Answers (2003)

by Leslie Land

A Nigella sativa is the right plant, but love-in-a-mist is the common name for N damascena, a popular annual. N sativa is most often called black cumin. To add to the confusion, ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

It grows in Italy, love-in-a-mist, love-ln-a-puxzle, s. Bot.: Nigella damascena. % West Indian Love-in-a-Mist, Bot. : Passiflora fostida. love-in-idleness, «. Bot.: Viola tricolor.

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 (2012)

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 ...

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: F-M (1900)

by Joseph Wright

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

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