Orchanet
Orchanet \Or"cha*net\, n. [F. orcan[`e]te.] (Bot.) Same as {Alkanet}, 2. --Ainsworth. [1913 Webster]

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  • orchanet — noun see orcanette * * * orchal(l, orchanet obs. ff. orchil, orcanet …   Useful english dictionary

  • orchanet — or·cha·net …   English syllables

  • Alkanet — Al ka*net ([a^]l k[.a]*n[e^]t), n. [Dim. of Sp. alcana, alhe[ n]a, in which al is the Ar. article. See {Henna}, and cf. {Orchanet}.] 1. (Chem.) A dyeing matter extracted from the roots of {Alkanna tinctoria}, which gives a fine deep red color.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alkanna tinctoria — Alkanet Al ka*net ([a^]l k[.a]*n[e^]t), n. [Dim. of Sp. alcana, alhe[ n]a, in which al is the Ar. article. See {Henna}, and cf. {Orchanet}.] 1. (Chem.) A dyeing matter extracted from the roots of {Alkanna tinctoria}, which gives a fine deep red… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alkanna tinctoria — Alkanet Al ka*net ([a^]l k[.a]*n[e^]t), n. [Dim. of Sp. alcana, alhe[ n]a, in which al is the Ar. article. See {Henna}, and cf. {Orchanet}.] 1. (Chem.) A dyeing matter extracted from the roots of {Alkanna tinctoria}, which gives a fine deep red… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anchusa officinalis — Alkanet Al ka*net ([a^]l k[.a]*n[e^]t), n. [Dim. of Sp. alcana, alhe[ n]a, in which al is the Ar. article. See {Henna}, and cf. {Orchanet}.] 1. (Chem.) A dyeing matter extracted from the roots of {Alkanna tinctoria}, which gives a fine deep red… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Henna — Hen na, n. [Ar. hinn[=a] alcanna ({Lawsonia inermis} syn. {Lawsonia alba}). Cf. {Alcanna}, {Alkanet}, {Orchanet}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) A thorny tree or shrub of the genus {Lawsonia} ({Lawsonia alba}). The fragrant white blossoms are used by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lawsonia alba — Henna Hen na, n. [Ar. hinn[=a] alcanna ({Lawsonia inermis} syn. {Lawsonia alba}). Cf. {Alcanna}, {Alkanet}, {Orchanet}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) A thorny tree or shrub of the genus {Lawsonia} ({Lawsonia alba}). The fragrant white blossoms are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lawsonia alba — Henna Hen na, n. [Ar. hinn[=a] alcanna ({Lawsonia inermis} syn. {Lawsonia alba}). Cf. {Alcanna}, {Alkanet}, {Orchanet}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) A thorny tree or shrub of the genus {Lawsonia} ({Lawsonia alba}). The fragrant white blossoms are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lawsonia inermis — Henna Hen na, n. [Ar. hinn[=a] alcanna ({Lawsonia inermis} syn. {Lawsonia alba}). Cf. {Alcanna}, {Alkanet}, {Orchanet}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) A thorny tree or shrub of the genus {Lawsonia} ({Lawsonia alba}). The fragrant white blossoms are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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