Definition of Hortensia
1. Noun. Deciduous shrub bearing roundheaded flower clusters opening green and aging to pink or blue.
Group relationships: Genus Hydrangea
Generic synonyms: Hydrangea
2. Noun. Very tall branching herb with showy much-doubled yellow flower heads.
Group relationships: Genus Rudbeckia, Rudbeckia
Generic synonyms: Cutleaved Coneflower, Rudbeckia Laciniata
Definition of Hortensia
1. Noun. Hydrangea. ¹
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hortensia
Literary usage of Hortensia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Southern Literary Messenger by Carnegie-Mellon University, School of Computer Science (1839)
"hortensia also treated him in the same manner. He had accustomed himself to see me treated as the friend of the house and confidential adviser both of the ..."
2. The Institutes of Justinian by John Thomas Abdy, Bryan Walker (1876)
"... sed et plebiscita lege hortensia lata non minus valere quam leges ... But after the passing of the Lex hortensia plebiscites began to have an equal ..."
3. A Smaller History of Rome: From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of by William Smith (1870)
"In this year the last Secession of the Plebeians took place, and the LEX hortensia is always mentioned as the law which gave to Plebiscita passed at the ..."
4. The Commentaries of Gaius and Rules of Ulpian by Gaius (1885)
"1 The terms of the Lex hortensia are thus given by Pliny (Nat. ... The Lex hortensia therefore went a step further and established the perfect independence ..."
5. The Institutes of Gaius and Rules of Ulpian: The Former from Studemund's by Gaius, Ulpian, Wilhelm Studemund, James Muirhead (1880)
"... sed postea lex hortensia* lata est, qua cautum est ut plebiscita uniuersum populum tenerent: itaque eo modo legibus exae- The laws of the ..."
6. Reports of Judgments of Hon. Edward Fox, United States District Judge for by Edward Fox, Thomas Hawes Haskell, United States, United States District Court (Maine), District Court (Maine (1888)
"The hortensia. from the Equal, she was a long distance astern of the Equal, but pursuing the same course and following directly after; that the Equal had ..."