cupid's-dart


cupid's-dart
cupid's-dart (бот) катанхе, Catanche

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  • cupid's dart — noun south European plant having dark eyed flowers with flat blue rays • Syn: ↑blue succory, ↑Catananche caerulea • Hypernyms: ↑catananche * * * cupid s dart A herbaceous plant (Catananche caerulea) of the family Compositae, with blue and white… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cupid's-dart — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun (plural cupid s darts) Usage: usually capitalized C Etymology: so called from the belief that it is efficacious as a love philter : blue succory * * * /kyooh pidz dahrt , dahrt /, n. See blue succory …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cupid's-dart — /kyooh pidz dahrt , dahrt /, n. See blue succory. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Catananche caerulea — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • blue succory — noun south European plant having dark eyed flowers with flat blue rays • Syn: ↑cupid s dart, ↑Catananche caerulea • Hypernyms: ↑catananche * * * noun : a So. European plant (Catananche coerulea) having heads of flowers with flat blue rays * * * a …   Useful english dictionary

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  • blue succory — a composite garden plant, Catananche caerulea, of southern Europe, having very hairy leaves and blue flower heads, used by the ancients as a love potion. Also called Cupid s dart. * * * …   Universalium

  • Catananche caerulea — noun south European plant having dark eyed flowers with flat blue rays • Syn: ↑blue succory, ↑cupid s dart • Hypernyms: ↑catananche …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Catananche — noun genus of Mediterranean herbs: cupid s dart • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family …   Useful english dictionary


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