Definition of Scabiouses
1. scabious [n] - See also: scabious
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Literary usage of Scabiouses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are Incorporated "the (1891)
"... will serve for making Canterbury bells, scabiouses, violets, and forget-me-nots, even. The spines of the sea-urchin, according to their colour, ..."
2. Howitt's Journal by William Howitt, Mary Botham Howitt (1847)
"... beginning at the bottom of the row, and has but a very few or none now remaining at the top of the stalk. Pinks, carnations, balsams, scabiouses, ..."
3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Francis Wall Oliver, Mary Frances (Ewart) Macdonald, Marian (Balfour) Busk (1895)
"The Pinks and scabiouses whose capitate flowers contain honey deep down are preferably visited by Lepidoptera, the flowers of Umbelliferae and Euphorbiaceae ..."
4. Typical Forms and Special Ends in Creation by James McCosh (1857)
"... all yellow or yellow inclining to orange, and in contrast there will be purple clover and scabiouses, and self-heal, and harebell, and common bugle, ..."