Definition of Spike lavender

1. Noun. Mediterranean plant with pale purple flowers that yields spike lavender oil.

Exact synonyms: French Lavender, Lavandula Latifolia
Generic synonyms: Lavender
Terms within: Spike Lavender Oil, Spike Oil



Definition of Spike lavender

1. Noun. A species of lavender, ''Lavandula latifolia'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spike Lavender

spights
spignel
spignels
spignet
spignets
spigot
spigots
spigurnel
spigurnels
spik
spike
spike and wave complex
spike arrester
spike heath
spike heel
spike lavender (current term)
spike lavender oil
spike mike
spike moss
spike mosses
spike oil
spike out
spike potential
spike rush
spike someone's guns
spike strip
spike strips
spike suppressor
spike train
spikebill

Literary usage of Spike lavender

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1. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"spike lavender has a strong, but less agreeable odor than ... spike lavender oil is limpid, becoming thicker by exposure to air and by age ; when fresh it ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1898)
"Oil of spike lavender—Adulteration with Rosemary Oil.—John C. Umney calls attention to certain variations observed in the so-called spike lavender oil at ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1898)
"Oil of spike lavender—Adulteration with Rosemary Oil.—John C. Umney calls attention to certain variations observed in the so-called spike lavender oil at ..."

4. A Manual of Materia Medica and Pharmacology: Comprising All Organic and by David Marvel Reynolds Culbreth (1917)
"... quantity proves the adulteration with oil of spike lavender. ... Oil of turpentine — less soluble in alcohol; oil of spike lavender — greener, ..."

5. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1911)
"Spike-lavender Oil. This oil is obtained by the distillation of the flowering herb, Lavan- dula spica. It is a pale yellow oil, with an odour resembling at ..."

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