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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various plants of a particular herb family with opposite smooth leaves and showy usually blue flowers.

Usage examples (24)
  • Some mild and general tonic will likewise be useful, such as gentian and ginger.
  • Paint the inside of the mouth with gentian violet.
  • The valance was of chintz in gentian blue and white.
  • Yeast infections (oral and vaginal) - gentian violet for more
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