Definition of Brompton stock

1. Noun. European plant with racemes of sweet-scented flowers; widely cultivated as an ornamental.

Exact synonyms: Matthiola Incana
Group relationships: Genus Matthiola, Matthiola
Generic synonyms: Gillyflower, Stock



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brompton Stock

bromotrifluoromethane
bromouracil
bromouracils
bromouridine
bromouridines
bromous
bromous acid
bromoviridae
bromovirus
bromoxynil
brompheniramine
brompheniramine maleate
bromphenol blue
bromphenol test
brompicrin
brompton stock (current term)
bromsulfophthalein
bromsulphalein test
bromthymol blue
bromuret
bromurets
bromyl
bromyls
bromyrite
bronc
broncatar
bronch-
bronchi
bronchi lobares
bronchia

Literary usage of Brompton stock

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"The brompton stock ia strongly disapproved of by Mr G. Lindley, ... It may have happened that a dislike to the brompton stock arose from seeing the fate of ..."

2. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"Old growers of the Stock assert that while the under side of the leaf of the Queen Stock is rough and woolly, the leaf of the brompton stock is smooth on ..."

3. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson, F. L. S., William Robinson (1906)
"Old growers of the Stock assert that while the under side of the leaf of the Queen Stock is rough and woolly, the leaf of the brompton stock is smooth on ..."

4. The Orchard: Including the Management of Wall and Standard Fruit Trees, and by Charles McIntosh (1839)
"We find, also, that Mr. G. Lindley, who seems to entertain a very indifferent opinion of the brompton stock, and considers the Brussels as fit for temporary ..."

5. The English Flower Garden: Design, Arrangement and Plans Followed by a by William Robinson (1895)
"Old growers of the Stock assert that while the under side of the leaf of the Queen Stock is rough and woolly, the leaf of the brompton stock is smooth on ..."

6. Epitome of gardening by Thomas Moore (1881)
"... these are sown in July and August for summer blooming, and early in spring for flowering in autumn. The brompton stock (Matthiola incana ..."

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