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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Wallflower(0.01038 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Wallflower.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: any of numerous plants of the genus Erysimum having fragrant
yellow or orange or brownish flowers
2: 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: Cheiranthus cheiri, Erysimum cheiri
3: remains on sidelines at social event
English → English (gcide)
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
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.
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.]