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English → English
Definition: Cheiranthus cheiri
n : perennial of southern Europe having clusters of fragrant
flowers of all colors especially yellow and orange; often
naturalized on old walls or cliffs; sometimes placed in
genus Erysimum [syn: wallflower
, Erysimum cheiri
English → English
Definition: Cheiranthus Cheiri
, n. [OE. gilofre, gilofer, clove,
OF. girofre, girofle, F. girofle: cf. F. girofl['e]e
gillyflower, fr. girofle, Gr. ? clove tree; ? nut + ? leaf,
akin to E. foliage. Cf. Caryophyllus
[Written also gilliflower
1. A name given by old writers to the clove pink (Dianthus Caryophyllus
) but now to the common stock (Matthiola incana
), a cruciferous plant with showy and fragrant
blossoms, usually purplish, but often pink or white.
2. A kind of apple, of a roundish conical shape, purplish red
color, and having a large core.
, the clove pink.
, the ragged robin (Lychnis Flos-cuculi
, or Winter gillyflower
, the thrift (Armeria vulgaris
, the wallflower (Cheiranthus Cheiri
, the water violet.
1. (Bot.) A perennial, cruciferous plant (Cheiranthus Cheiri
), with sweet-scented flowers varying in color from
yellow to orange and deep red. In Europe it very common on
Note: The name is sometimes extended to other species of
and of the related genus Erysimum
especially the American Western wallflower
), a biennial herb with orange-yellow flowers.
2. A lady at a ball, who, either from choice, or because not
asked to dance, remains a spectator. [Colloq.]
3. (Bot.) In Australia, the desert poison bush (Gastrolobium grandiflorum
); -- called also native wallflower
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]