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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various Old World herbs of a particular genus having one-sided clusters of trumpet-shaped flowers.

Usage examples (3)
  • Lit. “enamelled or painted with anchusa or alkanet,” a plant, the wild bugloss, whose root yields a red dye.
  • To the east, separating the lawn from the walk, which is west of the canna beds, is a border of dusty miller next the grass and one row each of blue anchusa and red...
  • Botany had lavished there its most elegant drapery of ferns of all kinds, snap-dragons with their violet mouths and golden pistils, the blue anchusa, the brown lichens,... for more
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