Definition of Polemonium

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus Polemonium; most are low-growing often foul-smelling plants of temperate to Arctic regions.




Definition of Polemonium

1. n. A genus of gamopetalous perennial herbs, including the Jacob's ladder and the Greek valerian.

Definition of Polemonium

1. Noun. Any of the genus ''Polemonium'' of gamopetalous perennial herbs. ¹

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Definition of Polemonium

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Medical Definition of Polemonium

1. A genus of gamopetalous perennial herbs, including the Jacob's ladder and the Greek valerian. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. A kind of plant. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polemonium

polemicizes
polemicizing
polemick
polemics
polemise
polemised
polemises
polemist
polemists
polemize
polemized
polemizes
polemizing
polemology
polemoniaceous
polemonium (current term)
polemoniums
polemoscope
polemoscopes
polemy
polenta
polentalike
polentas
polepiece
polepieces
poler
polers
poles
poles apart
polesitter

Literary usage of Polemonium

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1. Flora of the Southern United States: Containing an Abridged Description of by Alvan Wentworth Chapman (1897)
"(polemonium FAMILY). Chiefly herbs, with opposite or alternate leaves, ... polemonium. Corolla short-bell-shaped. Filaments inserted on tho throat of the ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The Epistle to the Ephesians was, therefore, written to distant churches, located perhaps in various provinces [Pontus, Galatia, polemonium (the kingdom of ..."

3. Handy Book of the Flower-garden, Being Practical Directions for the by David Thomson (1876)
"polemonium ... and that is not damp. In February they are shifted and forced for cuttings, and managed the same way as recommended for Verbenas. polemonium ..."

4. The British Flower Garden: Containing Coloured Figures and Descriptions of ...by Robert Sweet by Robert Sweet (1838)
"Our drawing of this pretty species of polemonium was made from specimens kindly sent to us by Robert Barclay, Esq. in whose splendid collection at Bury Hill ..."

5. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"... polemonium or PHLOX FAMILY. Ours mostly herbs, with regular flowers, persistent 5-cleft calyx, the б lobes of the ..."

6. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"polemonium. Calyx bell-shaped. Corolla open-bell-shaped or short funnel form. Stamens slender, like those of Gilia, but declined, hairy-appendaged at the ..."

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