Rocket larkspur
Rocket Rock"et, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant ({Eruca sativa}) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. [1913 Webster]

{Dyer's Rocket}. (Bot.) See {Dyer's broom}, under {Broom}.

{Rocket larkspur} (Bot.), an annual plant with showy flowers in long racemes ({Delphinium Ajacis}).

{Sea rocket} (Bot.), either of two fleshy cruciferous plants ({Cakile maritima} and {Cakile Americana}) found on the seashore of Europe and America.

{Yellow rocket} (Bot.), a common cruciferous weed with yellow flowers ({Barbarea vulgaris}). [1913 Webster]


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  • rocket larkspur — dirvinis raguolis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Consolida regalis), paplitęs vakarų Azijoje ir Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Consolida regalis angl. branching larkspur; field… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • rocket larkspur — darželinis raguolis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Consolida ajacis), paplitęs pietų Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Consolida ajacis angl. rocket larkspur vok. Garten… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • rocket larkspur — noun commonly cultivated larkspur of southern Europe having unbranched spikelike racemes of blue or sometimes purplish or pinkish flowers; sometime placed in genus Delphinium • Syn: ↑Consolida ambigua, ↑Delphinium ajacis • Hypernyms: ↑flower •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rocket — Rock et, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant ({Eruca sativa}) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. [1913 Webster] {Dyer s Rocket}. (Bot.) See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • larkspur — /lahrk sperr /, n. any of several plants belonging to the genera Delphinium and Consolida, of the buttercup family, characterized by the spur shaped formation of the calyx and petals. [1570 80; LARK1 + SPUR] * * * or delphinium Any of about 300… …   Universalium

  • Larkspur — /lahrk sperr /, n. a town in W California. 11,064. * * * or delphinium Any of about 300 species of herbaceous plants that make up the genus Delphinium in the buttercup family, many of which are grown for their showy flower stalks. Annual… …   Universalium

  • Dyer's Rocket — Rocket Rock et, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant ({Eruca sativa}) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. [1913 Webster] {Dyer s Rocket}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sea rocket — Rocket Rock et, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant ({Eruca sativa}) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. [1913 Webster] {Dyer s Rocket}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yellow rocket — Rocket Rock et, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant ({Eruca sativa}) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. [1913 Webster] {Dyer s Rocket}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • branching larkspur — dirvinis raguolis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Consolida regalis), paplitęs vakarų Azijoje ir Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Consolida regalis angl. branching larkspur; field… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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