Definition of Sengreen

1. n. The houseleek.



Definition of Sengreen

1. Noun. the houseleek ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sengreen

1. a plant which often grows on roofs [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sengreen

1. The houseleek. Origin: AS. Singrne, properly, evergreen, fr. Sin (in composition) always + grene green; akin to OHG. Sin- ever, L. Semper. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sengreen

senesce
senesced
senescence
senescences
senescent
senescent cell antigen
senesces
seneschal
seneschals
seneschalship
senescing
senga root
sengi
sengierite
sengis
sengreen (current term)
sengreens
senhora
senhoras
senhores
senhorita
senhoritas
senhors
senicide
senie
senile
senile amyloidosis
senile arteriosclerosis
senile atrophoderma
senile atrophy

Literary usage of Sengreen

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1. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1848)
"SENEKA, Polygala senega. SENILE, Seni'Iis, from senere, ' to be old.' Relating or belonging to old age : — as ' senile delirium,' dotage. sengreen ..."

2. A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry by Henry Gough, James Parker (1894)
"sengreen is a name for the plant called house-leak (the ... a sengreen in chief over the heads of two whole serpents in pale, their tails knit together (all ..."

3. The Gardeners Dictionaryby Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"Mountain heath- like sengreen, with a blue Flower. 4. ... with a trifid Leaf, commonly call'd Mountain sengreen, or Ladies Cu- ..."

4. History of Cultivated Vegetables: Comprising Their Botanical, Medicinal by Henry Phillips (1822)
"IT is often called sengreen, from the old herbalists having mistaken this plant and the stone-crop, for a species of the sengreen or Saxifraga ..."

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