Daphne

(Garland Flower, Mezereon) This group consists of about fifty hardy and tender, evergreen and deciduous shrubs from Europe, North Africa, and Asia. Most of these shrubs are small, but some grow quite large and some are prostrate plants suitable for the rock garden. Daphne produce fragrant, tubular-shaped flowers that come in a variety of colors. Th
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Daphne

a nymph and the daughter of the shape shifting river god Peneus; according to the Greek myth of Daphne, Apollo teased young Eros about his abilities as an archer, claiming that no one so small could make a difference with his arrows; Eros grew angry at this insult and shot two arrows from his bow, one at Apollo and one that happened to hit Daphne;
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Daphne

[n] - any of several ornamental shrubs with shiny mostly evergreen leaves and clusters of small bell-shaped flowers 2. [n] - (Greek mythology) a nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree to escape the amorous Apollo
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Daphne

One of the `minor planets` of our solar system. Discovered by Goldschmidt on 22 May 1856. Diameter in km: 204. More data in TABLE 13. THE MINOR PLANETS
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Daphne

In Greek mythology, a river nymph who was changed by her mother, the earth goddess Gaia, into a laurel tree to escape
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Daphne

Daph'ne noun [ Latin , a laurel tree, from Greek da`fnh .] 1. (Botany) A genus of diminutive Shrubs, mostly evergreen, and with fragrant blossoms. 2. (Myth.) A nymph of Diana, fabled to have been changed into a laurel tree.
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daphne

1. <botany> A genus of diminutive Shrubs, mostly evergreen, and with fragrant blossoms. ... 2. A nymph of Diana, fabled to have been changed into a laurel tree. ... Origin: L, a laurel tree, from Gr. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Daphne

noun (Greek mythology) a nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree to escape the amorous Apollo
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daphne

noun any of several ornamental shrubs with shiny mostly evergreen leaves and clusters of small bell-shaped flowers
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Daphne

• (n.) A nymph of Diana, fabled to have been changed into a laurel tree. • (n.) A genus of diminutive Shrubs, mostly evergreen, and with fragrant blossoms.
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Daphne

(from the article `Antiochus IV Epiphanes`) ...state for about a century. The fighting spirit of the Jews was all the more impressive because at the beginning of their rebellion in 166 ...
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Daphne

in Greek mythology, the personification of the laurel (Greek daphn), a tree whose leaves, formed into garlands, were particularly associated with ... [3 related articles]
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Daphne

genus of about 50 species of flowering shrubs of the mezereum family (Thymelaeaceae) native to Eurasia but widely cultivated for their form and ...
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Daphne

Daphne is a Greek girl name. The meaning of the name is `laurel, bay tree, victory ` Where is it used? The name Daphne is mainly used In Greek Mythology and In English.How do they say it elsewhere? Dafne ( In Italian) Daphne appears In 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 585.. 1970 was a `top year` for the name Daphne. (Based on 128 years
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Daphne

The Daphne was a Danish D Class submarine of 301 tons displacement launched in 1925. The Daphne had a top speed of 13.5 knots surfaced, 6.5 knots submersed and carried a complement of 25. She was armed with one 3 inch gun; one 20 mm anti-aircraft gun; four 18-inch torpedo tubes in the bow and two 18-inch torpedo tubes in the stern.
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Daphne

Daphne (dăf'nē) , in Greek mythology, a nymph. She was loved by Apollo and by Leucippus, a mortal who disguised himself as a nymph to be near her. When Leucippus betrayed his sex while bathing, the nymphs tore him to pieces. Apollo then pursued Daphne, who prayed to Gaea for aid and ...
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daphne

daphne, common name for, and genus name of, certain low deciduous or evergreen shrubs native to Eurasia. In the United States several naturalized species are cultivated for their handsome foliage and fragrant flowers, e.g., D. mezereum and D. laureola, commonly called spurge-laurel and olive-spurge ...
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Daphne

Daphne is a genus of plants of the natural order Thymelaceae. They are shrubs, inhabiting the greater part of the northern hemisphere, but chiefly the south of Europe and the warmer parts of Asia. The best known is the mezereon (Daphne Mezereum), with pale-green leaves and very fragrant flowers. Daphne Laureola (the spurge laurel) is a low shrub wi
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Daphne

Daphne was a daughter of Peneus and nymph of Diana. She was pursued by Apollo and asked to be turned into a tree to escape him, which she was, the tree being a laurel - Daphne being the Greek name for the laurel.
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Daphne

In Greek mythology, a river nymph who was changed by her mother, the earth goddess Gaia, into a laurel tree to escape Apollo's amorous pursuit. Determined to possess her, Apollo fashioned her branches and leaves into a crown and decorated his lyre and quiver with her foliage
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