alcanna

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Spanish alcana, alhea, from Arabic. See henna and compare alkanet.

NounEdit

alcanna

  1. (botany) An oriental shrub (Lawsonia inermis) from which henna is obtained.

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

alcanna f (plural alcanne)

  1. henna (plant)
Last modified on 8 November 2013, at 17:55