Setwall
Setwall Set"wall`, n. [CF. {Cetewale}.] (Bot.) A plant formerly valued for its restorative qualities ({Valeriana officinalis}, or {V. Pyrenaica}). [Obs.] [Written also {setwal}.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • setwall — noun The plant valerian …   Wiktionary

  • setwall — set·wall …   English syllables

  • setwall — ˈset.ˌwȯl noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English sedewale, cetewale, setewale zedoary, from Old French citoual, citoal, citouar, from Persian zadwār : garden heliotrope 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • setwal — Setwall Set wall , n. [CF. {Cetewale}.] (Bot.) A plant formerly valued for its restorative qualities ({Valeriana officinalis}, or {V. Pyrenaica}). [Obs.] [Written also {setwal}.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • V Pyrenaica — Setwall Set wall , n. [CF. {Cetewale}.] (Bot.) A plant formerly valued for its restorative qualities ({Valeriana officinalis}, or {V. Pyrenaica}). [Obs.] [Written also {setwal}.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Valeriana officinalis — Setwall Set wall , n. [CF. {Cetewale}.] (Bot.) A plant formerly valued for its restorative qualities ({Valeriana officinalis}, or {V. Pyrenaica}). [Obs.] [Written also {setwal}.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of English words of Persian origin — As Indo European languages, English and Persian have many words of common Proto Indo European origin, and many of these cognate words often have similar forms. Examples of these include: English (Mother) and Persian (Madar), English (Father) and… …   Wikipedia

  • valerian — n. 1 any of various flowering plants of the family Valerianaceae. 2 the root of any of these used as a medicinal sedative. Phrases and idioms: common valerian 1 a valerian, Valeriana officinalis, with pink or white flowers and a strong smell… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cetewale — obs. form of setwall …   Useful english dictionary

  • seatwell — obs. form of setwall …   Useful english dictionary

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