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Definition of Burnet

Burnet
Burnet Bur"net, n. [OE. burnet burnet; also, brownish (the plant perh. being named from its color), fr. F. brunet, dim. of brun brown; cf. OF. brunete a sort of flower. See Brunette.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs (Poterium); especially, P.Sanguisorba, the common, or garden, burnet. Burnet moth (Zo["o]l.), in England, a handsome moth (Zyg[ae]na filipendula), with crimson spots on the wings. Burnet saxifrage. (Bot.) See Saxifrage. Canadian burnet, a marsh plant (Poterium Canadensis). Great burnet, Wild burnet, Poterium (or Sanguisorba) oficinalis.

Meaning of Burnet from wikipedia

- Guy Burnet (born 8 August 1983) is an English film, television and theatre actor. In recent years Burnet also completed a number of roles in feature films...
- Burnet may refer to: Burnet Reading (1749–1838), English engraver Burnet (surname), people with the surname Burnet, Texas, United States Burnet County...
- Frank Macfarlane Burnet, OM, AK, KBE, FRS, FAA, FRSNZ (3 September 1899 – 31 August 1985), usually known as Macfarlane or Mac Burnet, was an Australian...
- Burnet (/ˈbɜːrnɪt/ BUR-net) is a city in and the county seat of Burnet County, Texas, United States. The po****tion was 5,987 at the 2010 census. Both...
- David Gouverneur Burnet (April 14, 1788 – December 5, 1870) was an early politician within the Republic of Texas, serving as interim President of Texas...
- Sir James William Alexander Burnet (12 July 1928 – 20 July 2012), known as Alastair Burnet, was a British journalist and broadcaster, best known for his...
- Sanguisorba minor, the salad burnet, garden burnet, small burnet, or burnet, is a plant in the family Rosaceae that is native to western, central and southern...
- Gilbert Burnet (18 September 1643 – 17 March 1715) was a Scottish philosopher and historian, and Bishop of Salisbury. He was fluent in Dutch, French, Latin...
- Burnet is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Alastair Burnet (1928-2013), British journalist. Alexander Burnet (1615–1684), Scottish...
- Thomas Burnet (c. 1635? – 27 September 1715) was an English theologian and writer on cosmogony. He was born at Croft near Darlington in 1635. After studying...
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