sweet woodruff

sweet woodruff
An aromatic perennial plant, used as a strewing herb, Galium odoratum or Asperula odorata, with small white flowers.

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  • sweet woodruff — kvapusis lipikas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raudinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Galium odoratum), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Asperula… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sweet woodruff — noun 1. Old World fragrant stoloniferous perennial having small white flowers and narrow leaves used as flavoring and in sachets; widely cultivated as a ground cover; in some classifications placed in genus Asperula • Syn: ↑waldmeister, ↑woodruff …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweet woodruff. — See under woodruff. [1790 1800] * * * …   Universalium

  • sweet woodruff. — See under woodruff. [1790 1800] …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweet woodruff — noun Date: 1800 a small Eurasian and North African sweet scented herb (Galium odoratum syn. Asperula odorata) of the madder family that has small white flowers and is used especially in perfumery and for flavoring wine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • woodruff — (also sweet woodruff) ► NOUN ▪ a white flowered plant with sweet scented leaves used to flavour drinks and in perfumery. ORIGIN Old English, from WOOD(Cf. ↑wood) + an element of unknown meaning …   English terms dictionary

  • Woodruff — Taxobox name = Woodruff image width = 240px image caption = Woodruff plant in flower regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Gentianales familia = Rubiaceae genus = Galium species = G. odoratum binomial = Galium… …   Wikipedia

  • woodruff — /wood reuhf, ruf /, n. any of several plants belonging to the genus Asperula or Galium, of the madder family, as G. odoratum (sweet woodruff), a fragrant plant with small white flowers. [bef. 1000; ME woderove, OE wudurofe, wudurife, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • woodruff — (also sweet woodruff) noun a white flowered plant with sweet scented leaves used to flavour drinks and in perfumery. [Galium odoratum.] Origin OE wudurofe, from wudu wood + an element of unknown meaning …   English new terms dictionary

  • Woodruff — /wood reuhf/, n. Hiram, 1817 67, Canadian driver, trainer, and breeder of harness racing horses. * * * ▪ herb       any of various species of plants of a genus (Asperula) belonging to the madder family, Rubiaceae. The woodruff is found growing… …   Universalium

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