- a plant, Dictamnus albus, of the rue family, native to Eurasia, having clusters of white or reddish flowers and strong-smelling foliage that emits a flammable vapor. Also called fraxinella, dittany.
* * *▪ plantornamental, gland-covered perennial herb, of the rue family (Rutaceae), native to Eurasia. The flowers (white or pink) and the leaves give off a strong aromatic vapour which can be ignited, hence the names gas plant and burning bush.
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gas-plant — gasˈ plant noun Dittany (see ↑burning bush under ↑burn1) • • • Main Entry: ↑gas * * * ˈgas ˌplant 1. A name given to the plant Dictamnus Fraxinella. In recent U.S. Dicts. [‘It is said that the atmosphere surrounding this plant is in hot dry… … Useful english dictionary
gas plant — n. a perennial plant (Dictamnus albus) of the rue family, with fragrant white, pink, or purple flowers that on hot nights give off a flammable gas … English World dictionary
gas plant — gas′ plant n. pln a plant, Dictamnus albus, of the rue family, native to Eurasia, having clusters of flowers and strong smelling foliage that emits a flammable vapor Also called fraxinella,dittany … From formal English to slang
gas plant — noun Eurasian perennial herb with white flowers that emit flammable vapor in hot weather • Syn: ↑fraxinella, ↑dittany, ↑burning bush, ↑Dictamnus alba • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant * * * noun … Useful english dictionary
gas plant — noun an aromatic plant of the rue family, with showy white flowers and fragrant leaves that emit a flammable vapour. [Dictamnus albus.] … English new terms dictionary
gas plant — noun Date: circa 1909 fraxinella … New Collegiate Dictionary
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