Definition of Dittany of crete

1. Noun. Dwarf aromatic shrub of Crete.

Exact synonyms: Cretan Dittany, Crete Dittany, Hop Marjoram, Origanum Dictamnus, Winter Sweet
Group relationships: Genus Origanum
Generic synonyms: Origanum



Lexicographical Neighbors of Dittany Of Crete

ditriflation
ditrochaic
ditrochee
ditrochees
ditroite
dits
ditsier
ditsiest
ditsiness
ditsinesses
ditsy
ditt
dittander
dittanies
dittany of crete (current term)
dittay
dittays
ditted
dittied
ditties
ditting
dittit
dittmarite
ditto
ditto mark
dittoed
dittography
dittohead
dittoheads

Literary usage of Dittany of crete

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

1. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1901)
"O. Dictamnus (Dittany of Crete) is a pretty plant, somewhat tender, and best grown under glass rather than in the open air, though during mild winters it ..."

2. Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics: Embracing the Myths, Traditions by Richard Folkard (1884)
"The ancients consecrated the Dittany of Crete {Origanum Dictamnus) ... The Dittany of Crete, it should be noted, is not to be confounded with the Dittany, ..."

3. The Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by William Curtis (1795)
"Vegetal, ed. 14. Murr. •p. 541. Ait. Kew. v. 2. p. 311. Dittany of Candia. DICTAMNUS creticus. Baub. Pin. p. 222. By the name of Dittany of Crete, ..."

4. Pharmacopoeia Universalis: Or, A New Universal English Dispensatory. Containing by Robert James (1747)
"... Celtic Nard, Gentian Root, Leaves )f Dittany of Crete, red Rofes, . ... Fennel Seed, Gentian Root, red Rofes. and Dittany of Crete, of each five Drams ..."

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