Definition of Lavandula

1. Noun. Lavender.

Exact synonyms: Genus Lavandula
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Labiatae, Family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, Mint Family
Member holonyms: Lavender



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lavandula

Laurie
Laurinda
Lauritz Lebrecht Hommel Melchior
Lauritz Melchior
Laurus nobilis
Laurussia
Lausanne
Lautaro Faction of the United Popular Action Movem
Lautaro Popular Rebel Forces
Lautaro Youth Movement
Lauth's canal
Lauth's ligament
Lauth's violet
Lava
Laval
Lavandula
Lavandula angustifolia
Lavandula latifolia
Lavandula officinalis
Lavandula stoechas
Lavasan
Lavatera
Lavatera arborea
Lavdovsky's nucleoid
Laverania
Lavern
Laverna
Laverne
Lavigne
Lavinia

Literary usage of Lavandula

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The leaves and flowers of lavender are snid to have been used by the ancients to perfume their baths; hence the name lavandula is supposed to have been ..."

2. A Practical Flora for Schools and Colleges by Oliver Rivington Willis (1894)
"The lavandula is a native of Greece and the Grecian islands, whence it spread ... lavandula SPICA (Lavender). The leaves are laid among linen to perfume it. ..."

3. Haydn's Dictionary of Dates Relating to All Ages and Nations: For Universal by Joseph Haydn (1866)
"... LAVENDER, lavandula spica. Brought from the south of Europe, before 1568. LAW'S BUBBLE. John Law, of Edinburgh (1681), became comptroller-general of the ..."

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