borage flowers

borage flowers
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English-Russian dictionary of culinary. 2014.

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  • borage — [bʉr′ij, bôr′ij] n. [ME < OFr bourage < ML borrago, burrago; said to be < Ar abū ʼarak, “father of sweat,” from diaphoretic use of the plant] any of a genus (Borago) of plants of the borage family, esp. an annual ( B. officinalis) with… …   English World dictionary

  • borage — ► NOUN ▪ a herbaceous plant with bright blue flowers and hairy leaves. ORIGIN Latin borrago, perhaps from an Arabic word meaning «father of roughness» (referring to the leaves) …   English terms dictionary

  • Borage — Taxobox name = Borage image width = 240px image caption = Borage flower regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Boraginaceae genus = Borago species = B. officinalis binomial = Borago officinalis… …   Wikipedia

  • borage — /bawr ij, bor , berr /, n. 1. a plant, Borago officinalis, native to southern Europe, having hairy leaves and stems, used medicinally and in salads. Cf. borage family. 2. any of various allied or similar plants. [1250 1300; ME burage < AF borage …   Universalium

  • borage family — noun a widely distributed family of plants distinguished by circinate flowers and nutlike fruit • Syn: ↑Boraginaceae, ↑family Boraginaceae • Hypernyms: ↑plant family • Member Holonyms: ↑Polemoniales, ↑order Polemoniales …   Useful english dictionary

  • borage family — any member of the plant family Boraginaceae, typified by herbaceous plants, shrubs, and trees having simple, alternate, hairy leaves and usually blue, five lobed flowers in a cluster that uncoils as they bloom, including borage, bugloss, and… …   Universalium

  • Borage — An herb, also known as the starflower, that has long been used for medicinal purposes. Borage contains a substance called gamma linolenic acid which, it is thought, may inhibit the spread of tumors by restricting the growth of their blood vessels …   Medical dictionary

  • borage — [ bɒrɪdʒ] noun a herbaceous plant with bright blue flowers and hairy leaves. [Borago officinalis.] Origin ME: from OFr. bourrache, from med. L. borrago, perh. from Arab. abū ḥurāš father of roughness (referring to the leaves) …   English new terms dictionary

  • Borage — a European herb, formally much in use as a potherb. The blue flowers are probably what is called for in salad recipes …   Medieval glossary

  • borage — n. any plant of the genus Borago, esp. Borago officinalis with bright blue flowers and leaves used as flavouring. Etymology: OF bourrache f. med.L borrago f. Arab. abu arak father of sweat (from its use as a diaphoretic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of edible flowers — Main articles: Edible flowers, List of useful plants This information has been extracted from the [ Plants For A Future] species database.AAb Ac*Abutilon megapotamicum Trailing Abutilon *Abutilon x hybridum Chinese Lantern… …   Wikipedia