Definition of Mignonette family

1. Noun. Mainly Mediterranean herbs: mignonette.

Exact synonyms: Family Resedaceae, Resedaceae
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
Member holonyms: Genus Reseda



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mignonette Family

mightna
mightnae
mights
mightst
mighty
mighty oaks from little acorns grow
miglitol
miglustat
migmatite
migmatites
migniard
migniardise
mignon
mignon lamp
mignonette
mignonette family (current term)
mignonettes
mignonne
mignons
migradollar
migradollars
migraine
migraine headache
migraine without headache
migraines
migraineur
migraineurs
migrainous
migrainous neuralgia
migrant

Literary usage of Mignonette family

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1. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"... mignonette family. Herbs, with inconspicuous flowers in spikes or racemes. 1. RESEDA, MIGNONETTE, etc. (Latin : to calm, from supposed sedative ..."

2. Flora of Los Angeles and Vicinity by Le Roy Abrams (1904)
"mignonette family. Annual or perennial herbs with alternate leaves, gland- like stipules and racemose or spicate bracted ..."

3. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"... MIGNONETTE'FAMILY. Herbs, with inconspicuous flowers in spikes or racemes. 1. RESEDA, MIGNONETTE, etc. (Latin: to calm, from supposed sedative ..."

4. British and Garden Botany: Consisting of Descriptions of the Flowering by Leo Hartley Grindon (1864)
"THE mignonette family.—Reseda'cece. Herbaceous plants, with slender stems, sometimes half-procumbent; '.he leaves alternate, narrow-lanceolate, ..."

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