Definition of Linnaea borealis

1. Noun. Creeping evergreen subshrub of the northern parts of Europe and Asia with delicate fragrant tubular bell-shaped usually pink flowers borne in pairs.

Exact synonyms: Twinflower
Group relationships: Genus Linnaea, Linnaea
Specialized synonyms: American Twinflower, Linnaea Borealis Americana
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex



Medical Definition of Linnaea borealis

1. The twin flower which grows in cold northern climates. Origin: NL.Linnaeus Linnaean + L. Borealis northern. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Linnaea Borealis

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linksman
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linkspam
linkster
linksters
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linkup
linkups
linkway
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linkwork
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linnaea borealis (current term)
linnaean system of nomenclature
linnaeite
linnaeites
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linned
linnet
linnets
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linneys
linnies
linning
linnorm
linnorms

Literary usage of Linnaea borealis

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1. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1824)
"... OF BOTHNIA. in : Dr. Solander—Gamla Stad—First Intelligence of Acerbi— Change in the Language—Process for obtaining Tar->- . linnaea borealis—Remarkable ..."

2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1829)
"IT were needless to give a description of the linnaea borealis, as such is to be ... The known localities of the linnaea borealis in Britain, are confined, ..."

3. Outlines of Composition and Rhetoric by John Franklin Genung, Charles Lane Hanson (1915)
"Consequently, as soon as we see the linnaea borealis (the twin- flower), we feel confident that it too ... The linnaea borealis is a flower. CONCLUSION. ..."

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