genus Hyssopus

noun
Eurasian genus of perennial herbs or subshrubs
Syn: ↑Hyssopus
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae, ↑mint family
Member Meronyms: ↑hyssop, ↑Hyssopus officinalis

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  • Hyssopus — n. A Eurasian genus of perennial herbs or subshrubs. Syn: genus {Hyssopus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyssopus — noun Eurasian genus of perennial herbs or subshrubs • Syn: ↑genus Hyssopus • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑fa …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hyssopus — ID 42136 Symbol Key HYSSO Common Name hyssopus Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CO, CT, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, NC, NJ, NY, PA, VT, WI Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Hyssopus officinalis — noun a European mint with aromatic and pungent leaves used in perfumery and as a seasoning in cookery; often cultivated as a remedy for bruises; yields hyssop oil • Syn: ↑hyssop • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Hyssopus,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hyssopus officinalis — ID 42137 Symbol Key HYOF Common Name hyssop Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CO, CT, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, NC, NJ, NY, PA, VT, WI Growth Habit Subshrub,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Hyssopus — Hys·so·pus (hisґə pəs) [L., from Gr. hyssōpos, probably of Semitic origin] a genus of Eurasian herbs and shrubs, including H. officinaґlis, which is used medicinally …   Medical dictionary

  • asterid dicot genus — noun genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Achillea, ↑Acroclinium, ↑genus Acroclinium, ↑Ageratina, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hyssop — Hyssopus can also refer to a genus of Hymenopteran insects of the family Eulophidae. : For the biblical plant usually translated as hyssop, see Ezob .Taxobox name = Hyssop image width = 240px image caption = Herb Hyssop Hyssopus officinalis… …   Wikipedia

  • hyssop — /his euhp/, n. 1. any of several aromatic herbs belonging to the genus Hyssopus, of the mint family, esp. H. officinalis, native to Europe, having clusters of small blue flowers. 2. any of several related or similar plants, esp. of the genera… …   Universalium

  • family Labiatae — noun a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four lobed ovaries yielding four one seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary • Syn: ↑Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae,… …   Useful english dictionary

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