Synonyms

1. myrtle

noun. ['ˈmɝːtəl'] widely cultivated as a groundcover for its dark green shiny leaves and usually blue-violet flowers.

Synonyms

  • Vinca minor

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Words that Rhyme with Crepe Myrtle

  • infertile
  • turtle
  • purtle
  • purtell
  • pirtle
  • mirtle
  • mertle
  • hurtle
  • hirtle
  • hertel
  • fertile
  • birtle
  • ertle
  • ertl
  • ertel

How do you pronounce crepe myrtle?

Pronounce crepe myrtle as kreɪp ˈmərtəl.

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Example sentences of the word crepe-myrtle


1. Noun Phrase
To rid your crepe myrtles of the mold, first rid them of the pests.

2. Noun Phrase
Like the aphids, crepe myrtle scales drain sap, excrete honeydew and lure sooty mold.

3. Noun Phrase
While they may share similar common names, crepe myrtles (Lagerstroemia spp.)

4. Noun Phrase
The brown fruit of the crepe myrtle is inconspicuous with a dry, hard covering.

2. myrtle

noun. ['ˈmɝːtəl'] any evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Myrtus.

Synonyms

  • angiospermous tree
  • Myrtus communis
  • flowering tree

3. crepe

noun. ['ˈkreɪp'] small very thin pancake.

Synonyms

  • griddlecake
  • hot cake
  • battercake
  • French pancake
  • flapcake
  • crepe Suzette
  • flannel cake
  • flannel-cake
  • hotcake
  • crape
  • pancake

Antonyms

  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial
  • immaterial
  • insubstantiality

Etymology

  • crêpe (French)
  • crispus (Latin)

4. crepe

noun. ['ˈkreɪp'] a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface.

Synonyms

  • crepe marocain
  • crepe de Chine
  • Canton crepe
  • crape
  • cloth
  • marocain
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • conductor
  • incorporeal
  • unbodied

Etymology

  • crêpe (French)
  • crispus (Latin)

5. crepe

verb. ['ˈkreɪp'] cover or drape with crape.

Synonyms

  • cover

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • undress

Etymology

  • crêpe (French)
  • crispus (Latin)

6. crepe

noun. ['ˈkreɪp'] paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations.

Synonyms

  • crepe paper

Antonyms

  • mental
  • unmask

Etymology

  • crêpe (French)
  • crispus (Latin)
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