Definition of Alkanet. Meaning of Alkanet. Synonyms of Alkanet

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Definition of Alkanet

Alkanet
Alkanet Al"ka*net, n. [Dim. of Sp. alcana, alhe[~n]a, in which al is the Ar. article. See Henna, and cf. Orchanet.] 1. (Chem.) A dyeing matter extracted from the roots of Alkanna tinctoria, which gives a fine deep red color. 2. (Bot.) (a) A boraginaceous herb (Alkanna tinctoria) yielding the dye; orchanet. (b) The similar plant Anchusa officinalis; bugloss; also, the American puccoon.

Meaning of Alkanet from wikipedia

- Alkanna tinctoria, the dyer's alkanet or alkanet, is a herb in the borage family. Its main notability is its roots are used as a red dye. The plant is...
- "alkanet" Various other plants of the genus Alkanna, may be informally called alkanet Alkanet or common bugloss, Anchusa officinalis **** alkanet or...
- Pentaglottis sempervirens, commonly known as the green alkanet, evergreen bugloss or alkanet, and is a bristly, perennial plant native to Western Europe...
- traditionally lamb or goat. It is coloured and flavoured primarily by alkanet flower or root and Kashmiri chilies. It is one of the signature recipes...
- depleted of pollen and nectar. Well-known members of the family include: alkanet (Alkanna tinctoria) borage (Borago officinalis) comfrey (Symphytum spp...
- Anchusa (just like those of Alkanna and Lithospermum) contain anchusin (or alkanet-red), a red-brown resinoid colouring matter. It is insoluble in water,...
- Anchusa barrelieri, Barrelier's bugloss or false alkanet, is a species of plant in the Boraginaceae plant family. It is sometimes used as an ornamental...
- Anchusa officinalis, commonly known as the common bugloss or alkanet, is a plant species in the genus Anchusa. The plant provides a great deal of nectar...
- Lithospermum arvense, the field gromwell, corn gromwell, or **** alkanet, is a flowering plant of the family Boraginaceae. It is also known as Buglossoides...
- Akudjura (Solanum centrale) (Australia) Alexanders (Smyrnium olusatrum) Alkanet (Alkanna tinctoria), for red color Alligator pepper, mbongo ****e (mbongochobi)...
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