Damewort
Damewort Dame"wort`, n. (Bot.) A cruciferrous plant ({Hesperis matronalis}), remarkable for its fragrance, especially toward the close of the day; -- called also {rocket} and {dame's violet}. --Loudon. [1913 Webster]

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  • damewort — vakarutė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bastutinių (Brassicaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Hesperis). atitikmenys: lot. Hesperis angl. dame’s rocket; dame’s violet; damewort; sweet rocket vok. Nachtviole rus. вечерница; гесперис; дикий левкой …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • damewort — n. (Botany) cruciferous plant having a wonderful scent particularly near the end of the day …   English contemporary dictionary

  • damewort — dame·wort …   English syllables

  • damewort — ˈdām+ˌ noun ( s) : dame s violet …   Useful english dictionary

  • dame's violet — Damewort Dame wort , n. (Bot.) A cruciferrous plant ({Hesperis matronalis}), remarkable for its fragrance, especially toward the close of the day; called also {rocket} and {dame s violet}. Loudon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hesperis matronalis — Damewort Dame wort , n. (Bot.) A cruciferrous plant ({Hesperis matronalis}), remarkable for its fragrance, especially toward the close of the day; called also {rocket} and {dame s violet}. Loudon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rocket — Damewort Dame wort , n. (Bot.) A cruciferrous plant ({Hesperis matronalis}), remarkable for its fragrance, especially toward the close of the day; called also {rocket} and {dame s violet}. Loudon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Armeria vulgaris — Gillyflower Gil ly*flow er, n. [OE. gilofre, gilofer, clove, OF. girofre, girofle, F. girofle: cf. F. girofl[ e]e gillyflower, fr. girofle, Gr. ? clove tree; ? nut + ? leaf, akin to E. foliage. Cf. {Caryophyllus}, {July flower}.] [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Barbarea vulgaris — 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

  • Cakile Americana — 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

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