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Definition of Spike lavender
Spike lavenderLavender Lav"en*der, n. [OE. lavendre, F. lavande, It. lavanda
lavender, a washing, fr. L. lavare to wash; cf. It.
lsavendola, LL. lavendula. So called because it was used in
bathing and washing. See Lave. to wash, and cf.
1. (Bot.) An aromatic plant of the genus Lavandula (L.
vera), common in the south of Europe. It yields and oil
used in medicine and perfumery. The Spike lavender (L.
Spica) yields a coarser oil (oil of spike), used in the
2. The pale, purplish color of lavender flowers, paler and
more delicate than lilac.
Lavender cotton (Bot.), a low, twiggy, aromatic shrub
(Santolina Cham[ae]cyparissus) of the Mediterranean
region, formerly used as a vermifuge, etc., and still used
to keep moths from wardrobes. Also called ground
Lavender water, a perfume composed of alcohol, essential
oil of lavender, essential oil of bergamot, and essence of
Sea lavender. (Bot.) See Marsh rosemary.
To lay in lavender.
(a) To lay away, as clothing, with sprigs of lavender.
(b) To pawn. [Obs.]
Meaning of Spike lavender from wikipedia
oil is an essential
from the flower spikes
of certain species
are over 400 types
- that the garden varieties
were hybrids between
and spike lavender
(L. latifolia). Lavandula
as broadleaved lavender
, spike lavender
or Portuguese lavender
, is a flowering plant
in the family
- include lavender
, true lavender
or English lavender
(though not native
to England); also garden lavender
, common lavender
, and narrow-leaved lavender
in most countries. Most common essential
oils such as lavender
, peppermint, tea tree oil, patchouli, and eucalyptus
are distilled. Raw...
- At the top of the spike
are a number
of much larger, sterile bracts
(no flowers between
them), 10–50 mm long and bright lavender purple
with pale violet
bracts, first appear
in late spring. The whole plant
is strongly aromatic
with the typical lavender
in the closely related valerian genus
and Spanish lavender
have also been used in perfume-making and sometimes
- costmary, cowslips, daisies, fennel, germander, hyssop, lavender
, spike lavender
, cotton lavender
, marjoram, maudeline
(sweet yarrow), pennyroyal, roses...
- Pony animated television
(generation 1), a lavender dragon
in the original
Pony series Spike
(generation 3), a blue dragon
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