Definition of Large periwinkle

1. Noun. Plant having variegated foliage and used for window boxes.

Exact synonyms: Vinca Major
Generic synonyms: Periwinkle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Large Periwinkle

large cranberry
large gallbladder
large heath
large heaths
large indefinite amount
large indefinite quantity
large integer
large interarch distance
large intestine
large intestines
large muscle of helix
large number
large order
large pelvis
large periwinkle (current term)
large person
large pleural effusion
large poodle
large saphenous vein
large scale
large scale integration
large skipper
large skippers
large tooth aspen
large tortoiseshell
large tortoiseshells
large uterus
large vein

Literary usage of Large periwinkle

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1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural TasteGarde (1855)
"Vinca major; {large periwinkle.') An evergreen with leaves one and a half to two inches long by one broad, and large blue flowers opening only in the spring ..."

2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"The large periwinkle, V. major, is much larger in all its parte ; its leaves are also evergreen and shining, but Madagascar Periwinkle t ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1892)
"... a long fish line, with sinkers and hooks attached, wound on a board ; old bottles, tin cans, oyster shells, and large periwinkle shells, one rag doll, ..."

4. The Year-book of Agriculture, Or, the Annual of Agricultural Progress and by David Ames Wells (1856)
"Vinca major: large periwinkle.—An evergreen with leaves one and a half to two inches long by one broad, and large blue flowers opening only in the spring ..."

5. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1856)
"A large periwinkle, with a green, stony operculum, abounds. Shrimps and crabs are abundant A polype, with a stem like a ..."

6. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1856)
"A large periwinkle, with a green, stony operculum, abounds. Shrimps and crabs are abundant. A polype, with a stem like a ..."

7. The Voyages of Captain James Cook: Illustrated with Maps and Numerous by James Cook (1842)
"There were, besides, some other sorts of shell-fish, particularly the large periwinkle. When the tide flowed, several sharks came in over the reef, ..."

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