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Definition of the noun reseda

What does reseda mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: resedas

  1. any plant of the genus Reseda
    • 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:
    • member of: genus Reseda = Old World genus of herbs having racemose flowers: mignonette

Alternative definition of the noun reseda

noun

  1. A plant with small grayish green flowers (Reseda odorata).
  2. See Mignonette.

Definition of the adjective reseda

What does reseda mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. Of a greyish-green colour.

Places

  1. Reseda is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1912, and its central business district started in 1915. The neighborhood was devoted to agriculture for many years. Earthquakes struck the area in 1971 and 1994.
  2. Reseda is a station on the Los Angeles Metro Orange Line, in the Los Angeles County Metro Liner system. It is named after adjacent Reseda Boulevard, which travels north-south and crosses the east-west busway route. The station is in the Los Angeles district of Tarzana.
  3. Reseda is a Skyscraper, Building in São Paulo, Brazil.
    • also known as Cidade Jardim Torre Residencial III

Phrases with Reseda

Phrases starting with the word Reseda:

  1. Reseda alba
  2. Reseda lutea
  3. Reseda Media
  4. Reseda Clausa
  5. Reseda Crispa
  6. Reseda Incisa
  7. Reseda Pilosa
  8. Reseda Undata
  9. Reseda Benitoi
  10. Reseda Inflata
  11. reseda luteola
  12. reseda odorata
  13. Reseda Tridens
  14. Reseda Capensis
  15. Reseda Gigantea
  16. Reseda Lamottei

Phrases ending with the word Reseda:

  1. genus reseda
  2. sweet reseda
  3. Primnoa reseda
  4. Gorgonia Reseda

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Reseda

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Google previewWildlife Conservation Evaluation (2012)

by Michael Usher

years after the scrape Reseda is an infrequent species in the scraped community. The tall plants in the foreground are Chamerion angustifolium. The second difficulty with extinction is a philosophical one: a sighting proves that a species is ...

Google previewAngeles National Forest (N.F.), Elsmere Solid Waste Management Facility, Angeles National Forest (N.F.) Land Adjustment Plan, Angeles County (1995)

Environmental Impact Statement

While Reseda is the closest monitoring station to the proposed project, the measured baseline CO values are much higher than what would be expected at the remote location of the proposed ESWMF. High CO concentrations are usually ...

Google previewLautréamont's Imagery (1969)

A Stylistic Approach by Peter W. Nesselroth

the reseda is a flower, and not a tree, the juxtaposition creates an exaggeration and the effect is ironic. Similarly, in the following example, from the piliers- baobabs stanza, it is the frame which creates associations, for the focus, that are not ...

Google previewPhantoms of the Other (2015)

Four Generations of Derrida’s Geschlecht by David Farrell Krell

Sweet‐smelling Reseda is the refer‐ence here: Pliny the Elder tells us that the name derives from the imperative form of the verb resedo, resedere, “to diminish, shrink.” When the plant was applied to tumors in the hope that they would recede, ...

Google previewNeutron Scattering (2010)

Experiment Manuals of the JCNS Laborator Course Held at Forschungszentrum Jülich and the Research Reactor FRM II of TU Munich

RESEDA is a neutron spin echo spectrometer with two secondary spectrometer arms, in order to double the solid angle of detectable neutrons. The arms are enumerated as 0 (one incoming beam) and 1 and 2 (two scattered beams). In front of ...

Google previewEconomic Botany, Plants in our World (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Reseda is a genus of fragrant herbaceous plants native to the Mediterranean region and southwest Asia, from the Canary Islands and Iberia east to northwest India. The species include annuals, biennials and perennials, and grow to 40130 ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (1994)

by G. Rehm

e wild ginger s abebe, platamillo, San Juanito, bagala 1897 Reseda tuteola L. e weld, dyer's rocket f gaude, réséda jaunâtre g Färberwau, Färberkraut p gauda s gualda, gabarro 1898 Reseda odorata L e mignonette f ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1827)

Reseda luteola, dyer's-weed, yellow-weed, or weld. — Leaves lanceolate, undivided, flat.

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Reseda. odorata. (mignonette). See RESEDACEAE. reserpine. See RAUVOLFIA. reservoir. pool. A large store of a nutrient at some stage in a *biogeochemical cycle. Reservoir pools are mainly abiotic, but may also be biotic, as in the case of ...

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

Reseda luteola, Weld, yields a yellow dye. Reseda odorata is the fragrant Mignonette. The Mignonette is rendered suflruticose by preventing the development of its blossoms. This is the origin of the tree Mignonette, which is much cultivated in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (2013)

The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being by Julia Lawless

Resedaceae Reseda odorata: Reseda, common mignonette. Grossulariaceae Ribes nigrum: Blackcurrant, niribine (oil); several cultivars exist. Hamamelidaceae Liquidambar orientalis: Oriental sweetgum, Levant styrax, Asiatic styrax, storax, ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

RESEDA, in botany, a genus of the Dodecandria Trigynia class and order. Natural order of Miscellanea;. Capparidcs, Jussieu. Essential character: calyx one- leafed, parted ; petals laciniate ; capsule gaping at the mouth, one-celled. There are ...

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Scrabble value of R1E1S1E1D2A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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