Wisteria \Wis*te"ri*a\, n. Same as {Wistaria}. [PJC]

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  • Wisteria — Chinesische Wisteria (Wisteria sinensis), Illustration Systematik Eurosiden I Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wisteria — (Кофс Харбор,Австралия) Категория отеля …   Каталог отелей

  • wisteria — ☆ wisteria [wister′ē əwis tir′ē ə ] n. [ModL, after Casper Wistar (1761 1818), Am anatomist] any of a genus (Wisteria) of twining woody vines or shrubs of the pea family, with fruits that are pods and showy clusters of bluish, white, pink, or… …   English World dictionary

  • Wisterĭa — (W. Nutt.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie Papilionaceae Phaseoleae Wisterieae, 17. Kl. 4. Ordn. L.; Arten: W. chinensis, in China; W. floribunda, in Japan; W. frutescens, in Nordamerika; schönblühende Schlingsträucher …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Wisteria —   [nach dem amerikanischen Anatomen Casper Wistar, * 1761, ✝ 1818], Botanik: die Glyzine. * * * Wis|te|ria, die; [nach dem amerik. Anatomen C. Wistar (1761 1818)]: Glyzine …   Universal-Lexikon

  • wisteria — (n.) 1819, formed by Thomas Nuttall, English botanist, in recognition of American anatomist Caspar Wistar (1761 1818) of Philadelphia. The e apparently is a misprint …   Etymology dictionary

  • wisteria — is the usual form for the climbing plant, not wistaria. It is named after the 18c American anatomist Casper Wistar (or Wister) …   Modern English usage

  • wisteria — (also wistaria) ► NOUN ▪ a climbing shrub with hanging clusters of pale bluish lilac flowers. ORIGIN named after the American anatomist Caspar Wistar (or Wister) (1761 1818) …   English terms dictionary

  • Wisteria —   Wisteria Wisteria floreciendo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Wisteria — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Glycine. Wisteria …   Wikipédia en Français

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