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English noun: dusty miller

1. dusty miller (plant) shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum


SynonymsChrysanthemum ptarmiciflorum, silver lace, silver-lace, Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum


Broader (hypernym)composite, composite plant


Member meronymgenus Tanacetum, Tanacetum

2. dusty miller (plant) stiff much-branched perennial of the Mediterranean region having very white woolly stems and leaves


SynonymsCineraria maritima, Senecio cineraria


Broader (hypernym)bush, shrub


Member meronymgenus Senecio, Senecio

3. dusty miller (plant) a plant having leaves and stems covered with down that resembles dust


SynonymsCentaurea cineraria, Centaurea gymnocarpa


Broader (hypernym)centaury

4. dusty miller (plant) herb with greyish leaves found along the east coast of North America; used as an ornamental plant


SynonymsArtemisia stelleriana, beach wormwood, old woman


Broader (hypernym)wormwood


Member meronymgenus Artemisia

5. dusty miller (plant) an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers


Synonymsgardener's delight, Lychnis coronaria, mullein pink, rose campion


Broader (hypernym)catchfly, lychnis









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