Definition of Asphodel. Meaning of Asphodel. Synonyms of Asphodel

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Definition of Asphodel

Asphodel
Asphodel As"pho*del, n. [L. asphodelus, Gr. ?. See Daffodil.] (Bot.) A general name for a plant of the genus Asphodelus. The asphodels are hardy perennial plants, several species of which are cultivated for the beauty of their flowers. Note: The name is also popularly given to species of other genera. The asphodel of the early English and French poets was the daffodil. The asphodel of the Greek poets is supposed to be the Narcissus poeticus. --Dr. Prior. Pansies, and violets, and asphodel. --Milton.

Meaning of Asphodel from wikipedia

- lutea, the yellow asphodel Narthecium ossifragum, the bog asphodel (Western Europe) Narthecium americanum, the bog asphodel (US) Asphodel, a novel by H.D...
- The Asphodel Meadows is a section of the ancient Gr**** underworld where ordinary souls were sent to live after death. The Oxford English Dictionary gives...
- (New Zealand, Australia, Mexico, southwestern United States, etc.). Many asphodels are po****r garden plants, which grow in well-drained soils with abundant...
- Asphodel–Norwood is a township muni****lity in Peterborough County in Central Ontario, Canada. The township was created in its current form on Jan 1, 1998...
- Asphodelus albus, common name white asphodel, is a herbaceous perennial plant belonging to the genus Asphodelus. White asphodel grows to a height of 50–120 centimetres...
- The Asphodel Plantation is a historic plantation located about 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south of Jackson, Louisiana, United States. The house was completed in...
- The Meads of Asphodel are a British black metal band with pronounced medieval, Arab, punk, and progressive metal influences from Hertfordshire in the United...
- Asphodel Ltd (a.k.a. Asphodel Records) was a San Francisco-based independent record label founded by musician Mitzi Johnson and Naut Humon in 1992. The...
- wrapped in the leaves of asphodel, tied to form a little brioche-like topknot, and moistened with a little whey. The asphodel leaves should still be green...
- Yellow asphodel is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Asphodeline lutea, native to the Mediterranean region and cultivated as an ornamental...
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