fraxinella
noun Etymology: New Latin, diminutive of Latin fraxinus ash tree — more at birch Date: 1611 a Eurasian perennial herb (Dictamnus albus) of the rue family with flowers that emit an aromatic flammable vapor in hot weather — called also gas plant

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  • Fraxinella — Fraxinella, ist Dicta mus albus …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • fraxinella — [frak΄si nel′ə] n. [ModL, dim. of L fraxinus, ash tree (the leaves resemble those of the ash): for IE base see BIRCH] GAS PLANT …   English World dictionary

  • fraxinella — baltasis diktonas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Dictamnus albus), paplitęs pietų Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Dictamnus albus angl. burning bush;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • fraxinella — diktonas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūtinių (Rutaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Dictamnus). atitikmenys: lot. Dictamnus angl. burning bush; dittany; fraxinella vok. Diptam rus. ясенец lenk. dyptam …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • fraxinella — /frak seuh nel euh/, n. See gas plant. [1655 65; < NL, equiv. to L fraxin(us) ash tree + ella fem. dim. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • fraxinella — n. (Botany) perennial herb with white flowers that discharge flammable vapor in hot weather, dittany …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fraxinella — [ˌfraksɪ nɛlə] noun another term for gas plant. Origin C17: mod. L., dimin. of L. fraxinus ash tree (because its leaves resemble those of the ash) …   English new terms dictionary

  • fraxinella — frax·i·nel·la …   English syllables

  • fraxinella — frax•i•nel•la [[t]ˌfræk səˈnɛl ə[/t]] n. pln gas plant • Etymology: 1655–65; < NL, = L frāxin(us) ash tree + ella elle …   From formal English to slang

  • fraxinella — /fræksɪˈnɛlə/ (say fraksi neluh) noun → dittany (def. 3). {New Latin, diminutive of Latin fraxinus ash tree} …   Australian English dictionary

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