Scabious

Definition of Scabious

Sca´bi`ous
a.1.Consisting of scabs; rough; itchy; leprous; as, scabious eruptions.
n.1.(Bot.) Any plant of the genus Scabiosa, several of the species of which are common in Europe. They resemble the Compositæ, and have similar heads of flowers, but the anthers are not connected.
Sweet scabious
a - Mourning bride
b - A daisylike plant (Erigeron annuus) having a stout branching stem.

Related Words

field scabious, flower, genus Scabiosa, mournful widow, pincushion flower, scabiosa, Scabiosa arvensis, Scabiosa atropurpurea, sweet scabious
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