Definition of Speedwell

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus Veronica.




Definition of Speedwell

1. n. Any plant of the genus Veronica, mostly low herbs with pale blue corollas, which quickly fall off.

Definition of Speedwell

1. Noun. A plant of genus Veronica. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Speedwell

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Medical Definition of Speedwell

1. Any plant of the genus Veronica, mostly low herbs with pale blue corollas, which quickly fall off. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Speedwell

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1. The Gardeners Dictionaryby Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"Tall Virginian speedwell, with many Spikes, and white Flower». 8. ... speedwell, or faife Germander. 17. VERONICA majar f rut í feint altern. Mar. Hiß. ..."

2. Pilgrim Memorials, and Guide to Plymouth: With a Lithographic Map and Eight by William Shaw Russell (1855)
"The speedwell, having undergone what were deemed adequate repairs, ... On a second examination of the speedwell, no particular injury seemed to have been ..."

3. Pilgrim Memorials, and Guide to Plymouth: With a Lithographic Map, and Eight by William Shaw Russell (1870)
"The speedwell, having undergone what were deemed adequate repairs, ... On a second examination of the speedwell, no particular injury seemed to have been ..."

4. The Pilgrim Republic: An Historical Review of the Colony of New Plymouth by John Abbot Goodwin (1879)
"When four days out, Captain Reynolds reported the " speedwell " as leaking very ... Ten days were spent in discharging and re-stowing the " speedwell " and ..."

5. History of the Pilgrims and Puritans: Their Ancestry and Descendants; Basis by Joseph Dillaway Sawyer (1922)
"THE "MAYFLOWER" AND "speedwell" AS COMPANY ANCHORED IN DARTMOUTH ... At Southampton the speedwell joined the chartered Mayflower, a vessel of one hundred ..."

6. The History of the County of Derby by Stephen Glover (1829)
"Chester green Anagallis, water speedwell, marshes, July, blue, P. Kedleston, South Normanton, June, blue; P. Derby and Pinxton Beccabunga, ..."

7. Forges and Furnaces in the Province of Pennsylvania by Pennsylvania (1914)
"speedwell FORGE. 177<> LANCASTER COUNTY, LATER LEBANON. ... His son William seems to have inherited speedwell and to have lived here. ..."

8. Myths and Legends of Flowers, Trees, Fruits, and Plants in All Ages and in by Charles Montgomery Skinner (1911)
"speedwell The legend of St. Veronica, associated with the veronica, or speedwell, is mentioned in the early Christian legends. ..."

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