Definition of Scabiouses

1. scabious [n] - See also: scabious



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scabiouses

scabbled
scabbles
scabbling
scabblings
scabby
scabby mouth
scabicidal
scabicide
scabicides
scabies
scabietic
scabieticide
scabiosa
scabiosas
scabious
scabiouses (current term)
scabland
scablands
scablike
scabling
scablings
scabredity
scabrid
scabridulous
scabrities
scabrities unguium
scabrosity
scabrously
scabrousness

Literary usage of Scabiouses

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1. English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are Incorporated "the (1891)
"... will serve for making Canterbury bells, scabiouses, violets, and forget-me-nots, even. The spines of the sea-urchin, according to their colour, ..."

2. Howitt's Journal by William Howitt, Mary Botham Howitt (1847)
"... beginning at the bottom of the row, and has but a very few or none now remaining at the top of the stalk. Pinks, carnations, balsams, scabiouses, ..."

3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Francis Wall Oliver, Mary Frances (Ewart) Macdonald, Marian (Balfour) Busk (1895)
"The Pinks and scabiouses whose capitate flowers contain honey deep down are preferably visited by Lepidoptera, the flowers of Umbelliferae and Euphorbiaceae ..."

4. Typical Forms and Special Ends in Creation by James McCosh (1857)
"... all yellow or yellow inclining to orange, and in contrast there will be purple clover and scabiouses, and self-heal, and harebell, and common bugle, ..."

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