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Definition: Lavandula Spica
, n. [OE. lavendre, F. lavande, It. lavanda
lavender, a washing, fr. L. lavare to wash; cf. It.
lsavendola, LL. lavendula. So called because it was used in
bathing and washing. See Lave
. to wash, and cf.
1. (Bot.) An aromatic plant of the genus Lavandula
), common in the south of Europe. It
yields and oil used in medicine and perfumery. The Spike lavender
) yields a coarser oil (oil of
spike), used in the arts.
2. The pale, purplish color of lavender flowers, paler and
more delicate than lilac.
(Bot.), a low, twiggy, aromatic shrub
) of the Mediterranean
region, formerly used as a vermifuge, etc., and still used
to keep moths from wardrobes. Also called ground cypress
, a perfume, toilet water, or shaving lotion
containing the essential oil of lavender, and sometimes
the essential oil of bergamot, and essence of ambergris.
. (Bot.) See Marsh rosemary
To lay in lavender
(a) To lay away, as clothing, with sprigs of lavender.
(b) To pawn. [Obs.]
[1913 Webster +PJC]