"centaury" Definition

  1. n. A gentianaceous plant not fully identified. The name is usually given to the Erytheraea Centaurium and the Chlora perfoliata of Europe, but is also extended to the whole genus Sabbatia, and even to the unrelated Centaurea.

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Position in dictionary: 15813 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "centaury": 1
Words that end with "centaury": 1
Words that contain "centaury": 1
Next words in dictionary: centenarian, centenaries, centenary, centennial, centennially, center, centerbit, centerboard, centered, centerfire cartridge
Previous words in dictionary: centaurea, centaur, centare, cental, centage, cent, census, censuring, censurer, censured

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