Definition of Avignon berry. Meaning of Avignon berry. Synonyms of Avignon berry

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Definition of Avignon berry

Avignon berry
Avignon berry A`vignon" ber"ry (Bot.) The fruit of the Rhamnus infectorius, eand of other species of the same genus; -- so called from the city of Avignon, in France. It is used by dyers and painters for coloring yellow. Called also French berry.

Meaning of Avignon berry from wikipedia

- Persian berry, also called Avignon berry or French berry, is the fruit of the Avignon buckthorn (Rhamnus saxatilis), a species of buckthorn, used for...
- pumila - dwarf buckthorn Rhamnus saxatilis – rock Buckthorn, Avignon buckthorn, Avignon berry (syn. R. infectoria, R. infectorius) Rhamnus serrata – sawleaf...
- pigment derived from berries of the buckthorn species Rhamnus saxatilis, which are commonly called Avignon berries or Persian berries after two historical...
- Franz-Olivier Giesbert. Filming began on 23 February 2009 in M****ille, in Avignon in early April 2009, and continued for 8 w****s in Paris. Three years ago...
- currently parts of Metropolitan France: Comtat Venaissin, a Papal fief (Avignon) Imperial Free City of Mulhouse Savoy (Chambéry), a Sardinian fief Nice...
- bid for Naples in 1389. After Antipope Clement VII crowned him king in Avignon on 1 November 1389, Louis II moved to Naples. His troops could not occupy...
- to a crusade, but Pope Innocent VI died shortly before their meeting in Avignon. When John was informed that Louis had escaped from captivity, he voluntarily...
- plague doctors during the Black Death plague to tend to the sick people of Avignon. Of 18 doctors in Venice, only one was left by 1348: five had died of the...
- Avignon, a period known as the Avignon Papacy. From 1309 until 1377, seven Popes reigned in Avignon before the Schism between the Roman and Avignon churches...
- intimate links with the various courts of France, including that of the Avignon Papacy, and from 1363 the separate Valois Duchy of Burgundy under Philip...
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