gentian

Part of speech: noun

A flowering plant of various species, as the fringed gentian of America, with blue, delicately fringed flowers.

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Usage examples "gentian":

  1. Tincture of gentian, 1 ounce. - "The American Reformed Cattle Doctor", George Dadd.
  2. The valance was of chintz in gentian blue and white. - "The House in Good Taste", Elsie de Wolfe.
  3. I really think that walk in the shrubbery, where the gentian grew in such quantity, is one of the sweetest places of the kind I ever was in. - "When Ghost Meets Ghost", William Frend De Morgan.