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Definition of Turnsole
TurnsoleTurnsole Turn"sole`, n. [F. tournesol, It. tornasole; tornare
to turn (LL. tornare) + sole the sun, L. sol. See Turn,
Solar, a., and cf. Heliotrope.] [Written also turnsol.]
(a) A plant of the genus Heliotropium; heliotrope; -- so
named because its flowers are supposed to turn toward
(b) The sunflower.
(c) A kind of spurge (Euphorbia Helioscopia).
(d) The euphorbiaceous plant Chrozophora tinctoria.
(a) Litmus. [Obs.]
(b) A purple dye obtained from the plant turnsole. See
Meaning of Turnsole from wikipedia
, katasol, or folium
was a dyestuff prepared
from the annual plant Chrozophora
tinctoria. Turnsole became
indi****, commonly known
heliotrope, Indian turnsole
is an annual, hirsute plant
that is a common
weed in waste places
- for "Sun", τρέπειν (trepein) means
"to turn". The Middle English
" has the same meaning. A classical
myth, told in Ovid's Metamorphoses,...
- Chrozophora tinctoria
as dyer's croton, giradol, turnsole
or dyer's litmus
plant) is a plant species native
to the Mediterranean, the Middle...
- Heliotropium europaeum
is a species
of heliotrope known
by the common names European heliotrope
turn-sole. It is native
to Europe, Asia, and...
- published since October
1960 by Ligue
pour la Lecture
de la Bible
in Valence Turnsole
page lists articles
****ociated with the title
tinctoria; Indigo, derived
from the plant Indigofera
tinctoria; and Turnsole
, also known
as folium, a dyestuff prepared
from the plant Crozophora
- a purple
flower, the heliotrope
(meaning "sun-turning"), also known
(which is known
on sunny, rocky
hillsides), which turns
- Africa, and Asia. Chrozophora tinctoria produced
the blue-purple colorant
" used in medieval illuminated
m****cripts and as a food colorant
- (spider), a marking
on the abdomen
of a spider Folium
(brain) Folium vermis Turnsole
or folium, a dyestuff Folium
Phyllostachydis, processed leaves
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