(Gentiana) Gentiana is a group of annuals, biennials and perennials that are found in the temperate, alpine and arctic regions in various parts of the world. These plants mostly produce various shades of blue flowers, but some produce white or yellow flowers. G. lutea (Great Yellow Gentian) is an up...
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[n] - any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis
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Gen'tian (jĕn'sh a n or - shĭ* a n) noun [ Middle English genciane , French gentiane , Latin gentiana , from Gentius , an Illyrian king, said to have discovered its properties.] (Botany)...
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<botany> Any one of a genus (Gentiana) of herbaceous plants with opposite leaves and a tubular four- or five-lobed corolla, usually blue, but sometimes white, yellow, or red. ... Many species are found on the highest mountains of Europe, Asia, and America, and some are prized for their beauty,...
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(jen´shәn) the dried rhizome and roots of Gentiana lutea. gentian violet an antibacterial, antifungal, and anthelmintic dye, applied topically in the treatment of infections of the skin and mucous membranes associated with gram-positive bacteria and molds and also used to t...
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• (n.) Any one of a genus (Gentiana) of herbaceous plants with opposite leaves and a tubular four- or five-lobed corolla, usually blue, but sometimes white, yellow, or red. See Illust. of Capsule.
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(genus Gentiana), any of about 400 species of annual or perennial (rarely biennial) flowering plants of the family Gentianaceae distributed worldwide ... [2 related articles]
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gentian (jen'shun) , common name for some members of the Gentianaceae, a family of widely distributed herbs, chiefly perennial and fall blooming. There are many types of gentians (genus Gentiana and similar species of other genera), most of which have blue flowers. Gentians flourish in north-tem...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: jen′shŭn, gen′shŭn rūt Definitions: 1. The dried rhizome and roots of Gentiana lutea (family Gentianaceae), an herb of southern and central Europe; a simple bitter.
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[disambiguation] A gentian is a plant that has terminal tubular flowers. Gentian may also refer to: People with the given name Gentian: ...
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