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An*gus`ti*fo"li*ous ([a^]n*g[u^]s`t[i^]*f[=o]"l[i^]*[u^]s), a.
[L. angustus narrow (see Anguish) + folium leaf.] (Bot.)
Having narrow leaves. --Wright. Curcuma angustifoliaTikor Tik"or, n. [Hind. tikhur.]
A starch or arrow-root made from the tubes of an East Indian
zinziberaceous plant (Curcuma angustifolia); also, the
plant itself. E angustifoliaOlive Ol"ive, n. [F., fr. L. oliva, akin to Gr. ?. See Oil.]
(a) A tree (Olea Europ[ae]a) with small oblong or
elliptical leaves, axillary clusters of flowers, and
oval, one-seeded drupes. The tree has been cultivated
for its fruit for thousands of years, and its branches
are the emblems of peace. The wood is yellowish brown
and beautifully variegated.
(b) The fruit of the olive. It has been much improved by
cultivation, and is used for making pickles. Olive oil
is pressed from its flesh.
(a) Any shell of the genus Oliva and allied genera; -- so
called from the form. See Oliva.
(b) The oyster catcher. [Prov.Eng.]
(a) The color of the olive, a peculiar dark brownish,
yellowish, or tawny green.
(b) One of the tertiary colors, composed of violet and
green mixed in equal strength and proportion.
4. (Anat.) An olivary body. See under Olivary.
5. (Cookery) A small slice of meat seasoned, rolled up, and
cooked; as, olives of beef or veal.
Note: Olive is sometimes used adjectively and in the
formation of self-explaining compounds; as, olive
brown, olive green, olive-colored, olive-skinned, olive
crown, olive garden, olive tree, olive yard, etc.
Bohemian olive (Bot.), a species of El[ae]agnus (E.
angustifolia), the flowers of which are sometimes used in
Southern Europe as a remedy for fevers.
(a) A branch of the olive tree, considered an emblem of
(b) Fig.: A child.
Olive brown, brown with a tinge of green.
Olive green, a dark brownish green, like the color of the
Olive oil, an oil expressed from the ripe fruit of the
olive, and much used as a salad oil, also in medicine and
Olive ore (Min.), olivenite.
Wild olive (Bot.), a name given to the oleaster or wild
stock of the olive; also variously to several trees more
or less resembling the olive. J angustifoliaJasmine Jas"mine, n. [F. jasmin, Sp. jazmin, Ar. y[=a]sm[=i]n,
Pers. y[=a]sm[=i]n; cf. It. gesmino, gelsomino. Cf.
A shrubby plant of the genus Jasminum, bearing flowers of a
peculiarly fragrant odor. The J. officinale, common in the
south of Europe, bears white flowers. The Arabian jasmine is
J. Sambac, and, with J. angustifolia, comes from the East
Indies. The yellow false jasmine in the Gelseminum
sempervirens (see Gelsemium). Several other plants are
called jasmine in the West Indies, as species of Calotropis
and Faramea. [Written also jessamine.]
Cape jasmine, or Cape jessamine, the Gardenia florida,
a shrub with fragrant white flowers, a native of China,
and hardy in the Southern United States. Kalmia angustifoliaLambkill Lamb"kill`, n. (Bot.)
A small American ericaceous shrub (Kalmia angustifolia); --
called also calfkill, sheepkill, sheep laurel, etc. It
is supposed to poison sheep and other animals that eat it at
times when the snow is deep and they cannot find other food. P angustifoliaCottonwood Cot"ton*wood` (-w[oo^]d`), n. (Bot.)
An American tree of the genus Populus or poplar, having the
seeds covered with abundant cottonlike hairs; esp., the P.
monilifera and P. angustifolia of the Western United
States. T angustifoliaBulrush Bul"rush`, n. [OE. bulrysche, bolroysche; of uncertain
origin, perh. fr. bole stem + rush.] (Bot.)
A kind of large rush, growing in wet land or in water.
Note: The name bulrush is applied in England especially to
the cat-tail (Typha latifolia and T. angustifolia)
and to the lake club-rush (Scirpus lacustris); in
America, to the Juncus effusus, and also to species
of Scirpus or club-rush. Typha angustifoliaCat-tail Cat"-tail, n. (Bot.)
A tall rush or flag (Typha latifolia) growing in marshes,
with long, flat leaves, and having its flowers in a close
cylindrical spike at the top of the stem. The leaves are
frequently used for seating chairs, making mats, etc. See
Note: The lesser cat-tail is Typha angustifolia.
Meaning of Angustifolia from wikipedia
- Lavandula angustifolia
(lavender most commonly
to England; also garden
cottonwood, Populus angustifolia
sunflower, Helianthus angustifolius angustifolius
– angustifolium angustus
- Elaeagnus angustifolia
, commonly called Russian
berry, oleaster, or wild olive, is a species
of Elaeagnus, native
- Malus angustifolia
, or southern
crabapple, is a species
of crabapple native
to the eastern
and south-central United States
west to eastern...
- Zinnia angustifolia
, the narrowleaf
zinnia, is a herbaceous flowering plant species
of zinnia native
and western Mexico
- Echinacea angustifolia
, the narrow-leaved purple coneflower
echinacea, is a North American plant species
family. It is widespread...
- Fraxinus angustifolia
, the narrow-leafed ash, is a species
of Fraxinus native
Africa, and southwest
- Typha angustifolia
L. (also lesser
bulrush, narrowleaf cattail
reedmace) is a perennial herbaceous plant
Typha. This cattail
is an "obligate...
- Araucaria angustifolia
, the Paraná pine, Brazilian
pine or candelabra
tree (pinheiro-do-paraná, araucária or pinheiro
brasileiro), is a critically
- Agave angustifolia
(Caribbean agave) is a type of agave plant which
America. It is used to make mezcal
and also as an ornamental...
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