Definition of Scabiosa arvensis

1. Noun. Perennial having bluish-lilac flowers; introduced in the eastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Field Scabious
Generic synonyms: Scabiosa, Scabious



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scabiosa Arvensis

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Sayyid
Sazan
Sazarac
Sazaracs
Sazerac
Sazeracs
Saïs
Saône
Sb
SbE
SbW
ScD
Scabiosa arvensis
Scabiosa atropurpurea
Scandia
Scandiknavery
Scandinavia
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Scandinavian Peninsula
Scandinavian country
Scandinavian language
Scandinavian lox
Scandinavian nation
Scandinavians
Scania
Scanian
Scanlon

Literary usage of Scabiosa arvensis

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1890)
"scabiosa arvensis. L. Scabiosa succisa. L. Centaurea Scabiosa. L. [Britten & Holland.] BACKEN. vb. To retard, keep back. [V. of Glos. ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"Names. Prior, p. 206. Corrupted to Scabia in S. Cumb. scabiosa arvensis, L.—Lyte. ' So named of old tyme, ... HaL scabiosa arvensis, L., •which in dies, ..."

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