alkanet

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EtymologyEdit

Diminutive of Spanish alcana, alheña.

NounEdit

alkanet (countable and uncountable, plural alkanets)

  1. Alkanna tinctoria, a plant whose root is used as a red dye.
  2. The dyeing matter extracted from the plant, giving a deep red colour.
  3. Other plants of the genus Alkanna.
  4. Anchusa officinalis (common bugloss), a similar plant.
  5. Anchusa ochroleuca (yellow alkanet).
  6. Anchusa barrelieri (false alkanet).
  7. Lithospermum arvense (bastard alkanet or field gromwell).
  8. Pentaglottis sempervirens (green alkanet), a blue-flowered plant with evergreen leaves.
  9. Puccoon (Sanguinaria canadensis).

SynonymsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for alkanet in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

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VerbEdit

alkanet

  1. Second-person singular potential present form of alkaa.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

alkanet n

  1. definite singular of alkan

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

alkanet n

  1. definite singular of alkan