Synonyms

1. gentian

noun. ['ˈdʒɛnʃən'] any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis.

Synonyms

  • fringed gentian
  • Gentiana calycosa
  • Gentiana saponaria
  • agueweed
  • spurred gentian
  • soapwort gentian
  • Gentiana pneumonanthe
  • ague weed
  • blind gentian
  • Gentiana lutea
  • stiff gentian
  • explorer's gentian
  • striped gentian
  • great yellow gentian
  • closed gentian
  • flower
  • gentianella amarella
  • Gentianella quinquefolia
  • felwort
  • marsh gentian
  • calathian violet
  • family Gentianaceae
  • Gentiana clausa
  • Gentianaceae
  • gentianella
  • Gentiana andrewsii
  • bottle gentian
  • Gentiana villosa
  • five-flowered gentian
  • gentian family
  • Gentiana acaulis

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Rhymes with Gentian

  • misapprehension
  • comprehension
  • condescension
  • reinvention
  • hypotension
  • hypertension
  • apprehension
  • suspension
  • prevention
  • pretension
  • extension
  • convention
  • contention
  • retention
  • laurentian
  • invention
  • dissension
  • dimension
  • detention
  • attention
  • ascension
  • tension
  • pension
  • mention
  • henschen

Sentences with gentian


1. Adjective
Often gentian violet will be behind the counter, but it doesn't require a prescription.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The trumpet gentian is a perennial wildflower that is abundantly scattered among the fields and prairies of Northern Italy.

Quotes about gentian


1. A too closely watched flower/blossoms the wrong color./Excess attention to the jonquil/turns it gentian. Flowers/need it tranquil to get/their hues right. Some/only open at midnight.
- Kay Ryan

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