genus Molucella

noun
small genus of aromatic herbs of Mediterranean regions; widely cultivated
Syn: ↑Molucella
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae, ↑mint family
Member Meronyms: ↑molucca balm, ↑bells of Ireland, ↑Molucella laevis

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  • Molucella — noun small genus of aromatic herbs of Mediterranean regions; widely cultivated • Syn: ↑genus Molucella • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Molucella laevis — noun aromatic annual with a tall stems of small whitish flowers enclosed in a greatly enlarged saucer shaped or bell shaped calyx • Syn: ↑molucca balm, ↑bells of Ireland • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Molucella, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Molucella laevis — Palm Palm, n. [AS. palm, L. palma; so named fr. the leaf resembling a hand. See 1st {Palm}, and cf. {Pam}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any endogenous tree of the order {Palm[ae]} or {Palmace[ae]}; a palm tree. [1913 Webster] Note: Palms are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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

  • family Lamiaceae — 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, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑mint …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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: ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lamiaceae — 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, ↑family Labiatae, ↑family Lamiaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • mint family — 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, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bells of Ireland — noun aromatic annual with a tall stems of small whitish flowers enclosed in a greatly enlarged saucer shaped or bell shaped calyx • Syn: ↑molucca balm, ↑Molucella laevis • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Molucella, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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