Eupatorium coelestinum
Mist Mist (m[i^]st), n. [AS. mist; akin to D. & Sw. mist, Icel. mistr, G. mist dung, Goth. ma['i]hstus, AS. m[=i]gan to make water, Icel. m[=i]ga, Lith. migla mist, Russ. mgla, L. mingere, meiere, to make water, Gr. ? to make water, ? mist, Skr. mih to make water, n., a mist m[hand]gha cloud. [root]102. Cf. {Misle}, {Mizzle}, {Mixen}.] 1. Visible watery vapor suspended in the atmosphere, at or near the surface of the earth; fog. [1913 Webster]

2. Coarse, watery vapor, floating or falling in visible particles, approaching the form of rain; as, Scotch mist. [1913 Webster]

3. Hence, anything which dims or darkens, and obscures or intercepts vision. [1913 Webster]

His passion cast a mist before his sense. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

{Mist flower} (Bot.), a composite plant ({Eupatorium c[oe]lestinum}), having heart-shaped leaves, and corymbs of lavender-blue flowers. It is found in the Western and Southern United States. [1913 Webster]


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  • Eupatorium coelestinum — noun rhizomatous plant of central and southeastern United States and West Indies having large showy heads of clear blue flowers; sometimes placed in genus Eupatorium • Syn: ↑mistflower, ↑mist flower, ↑ageratum, ↑Conoclinium coelestinum •… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Eupatorium — Taxobox name = Eupatorium image width = 240px image caption = Eupatorium japonicum regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta unranked classis = eudicot ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Eupatorieae genus = Eupatorium genus authority …   Wikipedia

  • Conoclinium coelestinum — noun rhizomatous plant of central and southeastern United States and West Indies having large showy heads of clear blue flowers; sometimes placed in genus Eupatorium • Syn: ↑mistflower, ↑mist flower, ↑ageratum, ↑Eupatorium coelestinum • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

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  • mistflower — noun rhizomatous plant of central and southeastern United States and West Indies having large showy heads of clear blue flowers; sometimes placed in genus Eupatorium • Syn: ↑mist flower, ↑ageratum, ↑Conoclinium coelestinum, ↑Eupatorium… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ageratum — noun 1. rhizomatous plant of central and southeastern United States and West Indies having large showy heads of clear blue flowers; sometimes placed in genus Eupatorium • Syn: ↑mistflower, ↑mist flower, ↑Conoclinium coelestinum, ↑Eupatorium… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mist-flower — noun rhizomatous plant of central and southeastern United States and West Indies having large showy heads of clear blue flowers; sometimes placed in genus Eupatorium • Syn: ↑mistflower, ↑ageratum, ↑Conoclinium coelestinum, ↑Eupatorium coelestinum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Conoclinium — noun mistflower • Syn: ↑genus Conoclinium • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae …   Useful english dictionary

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