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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Cheiranthus Cheiri (0.00951 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Cheiranthus Cheiri.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: Cheiranthus cheiri 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 (gcide) Definition: Cheiranthus Cheiri Gillyflower \Gil"ly*flow`er\, 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, July-flower.] [Written also gilliflower.] (Bot.) 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. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of apple, of a roundish conical shape, purplish red color, and having a large core. Clove gillyflower, the clove pink. Marsh gillyflower, the ragged robin (Lychnis Flos-cuculi ). Queen's gillyflower, or Winter gillyflower, damewort. Sea gillyflower, the thrift (Armeria vulgaris). Wall gillyflower, the wallflower (Cheiranthus Cheiri). Water gillyflower, the water violet. [1913 Webster] Wallflower \Wall"flow`er\, n. 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 old walls. [1913 Webster] Note: The name is sometimes extended to other species of Cheiranthus and of the related genus Erysimum, especially the American Western wallflower (Erysimum asperum ), a biennial herb with orange-yellow flowers. [1913 Webster] 2. A lady at a ball, who, either from choice, or because not asked to dance, remains a spectator. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 3. (Bot.) In Australia, the desert poison bush (Gastrolobium grandiflorum ); -- called also native wallflower. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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