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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Greek valerian (0.00874 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Greek valerian.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: Greek valerian Greek valerian n 1: erect or spreading perennial of the eastern United States [syn: Polemonium reptans] 2: pinnate-leaved European perennial having bright blue or white flowers [syn: Jacob's ladder, charity, Polemonium caeruleum , Polemonium van-bruntiae, Polymonium caeruleum van-bruntiae ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Greek valerian Valerian \Va*le"ri*an\, n. [LL. valeriana, perhaps from some person named Valerius, or fr. L. valere to be strong. powerful, on account of its medicinal virtues: cf. F. val['e]riane.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Valeriana. The root of the officinal valerian (Valeriana officinalis) has a strong smell, and is much used in medicine as an antispasmodic. [1913 Webster] Greek valerian (Bot.), a plant (Polemonium c[ae]ruleum) with blue or white flowers, and leaves resembling those of the officinal valerian. [1913 Webster]


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