Definition of Damask violet

1. Noun. Long cultivated herb having flowers whose scent is more pronounced in the evening; naturalized throughout Europe to Siberia and into North America.

Exact synonyms: Dame's Violet, Hesperis Matronalis, Sweet Rocket
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Hesperis, Hesperis



Lexicographical Neighbors of Damask Violet

damans
damar
damaraite
damars
damascene
damascened
damascenes
damascening
damascenone
damascenones
damascone
damascones
damascus
damask
damask rose
damask violet (current term)
damasked
damaskeen
damaskeened
damaskeening
damaskeens
damaskin
damasking
damaskins
damasks
damboard

Literary usage of Damask violet

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

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"damask violet. Fig. 1826. Lvs. ovate- lanceolate, 2-3 in. long, toothed: pods 2-4 in. long, straight, much contracted between the seeds. Eu., N. Asia. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Common in northern woods. D. 85. In Fig. 673, a shows the perfect flower; Ь, с, akènes of the cleistogamous fls. DAMASK ROSE. Rosa Damascena. damask violet. ..."

3. American Gardener's Calendar: Adapted to the Climates and Seasons of the by Bernard M'Mahon (1806)
"... Ambrette Spanish Bon-chretien Easter Bergamot Cape May Winter Prunus domestica Jaune-native Early Damask Small Black Damask damask violet, of Tours, ..."

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