London rocket
London Lon"don, n. The capital city of England. [1913 Webster]

{London paste} (Med.), a paste made of caustic soda and unslacked lime; -- used as a caustic to destroy tumors and other morbid enlargements.

{London pride}. (Bot.) (a) A garden name for {Saxifraga umbrosa}, a hardy perennial herbaceous plant, a native of high lands in Great Britain. (b) A name anciently given to the Sweet William. --Dr. Prior.

{London rocket} (Bot.), a cruciferous plant ({Sisymbrium Irio}) which sprung up in London abundantly on the ruins of the great fire of 1667. [1913 Webster]


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  • London rocket — /lʌndən ˈrɒkət/ (say lunduhn rokuht) noun a European plant, Sisymbrium irio, which has become a widespread weed. {London2 + rocket2, from its abundant growth in the ruins of London after the great fire of 1666} …   Australian English dictionary

  • london rocket — noun Usage: usually capitalized L : a European herb (Sisymbrium irio) that sprang up in London after the great fire of 1666 and is occasionally adventive in No. America …   Useful english dictionary

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  • London — Lon don, n. The capital city of England. [1913 Webster] {London paste} (Med.), a paste made of caustic soda and unslacked lime; used as a caustic to destroy tumors and other morbid enlargements. {London pride}. (Bot.) (a) A garden name for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • London paste — London Lon don, n. The capital city of England. [1913 Webster] {London paste} (Med.), a paste made of caustic soda and unslacked lime; used as a caustic to destroy tumors and other morbid enlargements. {London pride}. (Bot.) (a) A garden name for …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • London pride — London Lon don, n. The capital city of England. [1913 Webster] {London paste} (Med.), a paste made of caustic soda and unslacked lime; used as a caustic to destroy tumors and other morbid enlargements. {London pride}. (Bot.) (a) A garden name for …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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