Definition of Aquilegia

1. Noun. A plant of the genus Aquilegia having irregular showy spurred flowers; north temperate regions especially mountains.




Definition of Aquilegia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aquilegia

aquiclude
aquicludes
aquicultural
aquiculture
aquicultures
aquiculturist
aquiesce
aquifer
aquiferous
aquifers
aquiform
aquifuge
aquifuges
aquila
aquilege
aquilegia (current term)
aquilegias
aquiline
aquiline nose
aquiline noses
aquilinities
aquilinity
aquilon
aquilons
aquiparous
aquire
aquitard
aquitards
aquitted
aquiver

Literary usage of Aquilegia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Floral Cabinet and Magazine of Exotic Botany by George Beauchamp Knowles, Frederic Westcott (1837)
"aquilegia glandulosa. Fish. ined. Link. enum. 2. p. 84. De Cand. Prod. vol. ... The genus aquilegia, according to Professor Ledebour, in the Flora Altaica, ..."

2. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1895)
"TWO SPECIES OF aquilegia FROM THE UPPER SONORAN ZONE OF COLORADO AND UTAH. ... aquilegia MICRANTHA n. sp. Perennial; lower part of stem and leaves unknown; ..."

3. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1841)
"I.—Considerations respecting Spur-shaped Nectaries, and those of the aquilegia vulgaris in particular. By M. Cm, MOR- REN, ... The name aquilegia ..."

4. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1896)
"E. Genus aquilegia aquilegia (Latin, águila, an eagle). ... aquilegia VULGARIS (common). The Common Columbine. 2 to 3 feet. ..."

5. The Flower Garden: Or, Breck's Book of Flowers; in which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1856)
"aquilegia. Columbine. aquilegia, from aquila, an eagle. The inverted spurs of the flower have been likened to the talons of a bird of prey. ..."

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