Definition of Gentians

1. Noun. (plural of gentian) ¹



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Definition of Gentians

1. gentian [n] - See also: gentian

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gentians

gentian blue
gentian family
gentian root
gentian violet
gentianaceous
gentianella
gentianella amarella
gentianellas
gentianic
gentianic acid
gentianine
gentianophil
gentianophilous
gentianophobic
gentianose
gentians (current term)
gentier
gentiest
gentil
gentile
gentile-falcon
gentiles
gentilesse
gentilesses
gentilic
gentilish
gentilism
gentilities
gentility
gentilize

Literary usage of Gentians

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1. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley (1902)
"XXXVI THE gentians : NOTES AND QUERIES. The Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. xxiv., ... In truth, the gentians took hold of me rather than I of them; ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"gentians are difficult to establish, and dislike division of the root, but are well worth patient years of trial, for t hey are very permanent when once ..."

3. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"gentians Natural Order GENTIANES. Genus Gentiana GENTIANA (from Gentius, ... gentians are mostly plants of mountainous or hilly districts, and every visitor ..."

4. Alpine Flowers for Gardens: Rock, Wall, Marsh Plants, and Mountain Shrubs by William Robinson (1910)
"... of the Himalayan gentians, and one of the easiest to cultivate. In the south of Scotland it does well, but then alpine Indian plants find there a ..."

5. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1900)
"SOME NEW CANADIAN gentians. - By THEO. HOLM. GENTIANA MACOUNII.—Annual or sometimes biennial, glabrous except the calyx : stem strict, quadrangular, ..."

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