Definition of Tufted centaury

1. Noun. Tufted perennial of western Europe and Azores having bright pink to white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Centaurium Scilloides
Generic synonyms: Centaury



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tufted Centaury

tuffe
tuffes
tuffet
tuffets
tuffoon
tuffoons
tuffs
tuffstone body
tufoli
tuft
tuft-taffeta
tufted
tufted antshrike
tufted antshrikes
tufted cell
tufted centaury (current term)
tufted duck
tufted ducks
tufted gentian
tufted pansy
tufted phalanx
tufted puffin
tufted titmouse
tufted vetch
tufter
tufters
tufthunter
tufthunters
tufthunting
tuftier

Literary usage of Tufted centaury

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1. Wild flowers by Anne Pratt (1852)
"... rarely exceeds six inches in height, and grows on sandy shores ; and the Dwarf tufted Centaury ... The Broad-leaved tufted Centaury ..."

2. Norfolk by William Alfred Dutt (1909)
"A remarkable feature of the flora is the occurrence of some seaside plants (dwarf tufted centaury (Erythraea littoralis), golden dock (Rumex maritimus), ..."

3. Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester (1831)
"Hyoscyamus niger. Common henbane. Near Llandudno. Abundant. • , , Erythraea littoralis. Dwarf tufted centaury. Shore between the Orme's-Heads. ..."

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