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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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