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Definition of the noun celosia

What does celosia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • celosia: celosias
  • Celosia: -

  1. annual or perennial herbs or vines of tropical and subtropical America and Asia and Africa


Celosia a.k.a. Célosia is a musical group.

  • albums: "F U Z Z Y", "Babyluv"

Phrases with Celosia

Phrases starting with the word Celosia:

  1. Celosia Major
  2. Celosia Cernua
  3. Celosia Lactea
  4. Celosia nitida
  5. Celosia Sparsa
  6. Celosia Baccata
  7. Celosia Baronii
  8. Celosia Bicolor
  9. Celosia Diffusa
  10. Celosia Exellii
  11. Celosia Odorata
  12. Celosia palmeri
  13. Celosia Spicata
  14. Celosia trigyna
  15. Celosia Triloba
  16. Celosia virgata
  17. Celosia Amphibia
  18. Celosia Arenaria

Phrases ending with the word Celosia:

  1. genus celosia
  2. Iresine celosia

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Celosia

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Google previewTough-as-nails flowers for the South

Celosia is a valuable source of color in the landscape when summer has flowers ...

Google previewSimple Pleasures of the Garden (2000)

Stories, Recipes & Crafts from the Abundant Earth by Susannah Seton

You might want to add a pretty rock or dried flowers for color (red celosia is a wonderful choice).

Google previewPlant Systematics (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Celosia is a small genus of edible and ornamental plants in the amaranth family, Amaranthaceae. The generic name is derived from the Greek word κηλος (kelos), meaning 'burned,' and refers ...

Google previewCosmeceutical Science in Clinical Practice (2010)

by Neil S. Sadick, Mary Lupo, Diane S. Berson, Zoe Diana Draelos

vulgaris Extracts Celosia is an annual plant native to tropical Africa and Latin America. The exotic shape of its flowers led to its common name, crested cock's comb. A symbol of immortality during the Middle Ages, Celostia has ...

Google previewThe Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]. (1864)

by Robert Kemp Philp

The Celosia is an elegant plant for conservatory, greenhouse, and dinner-table decoration, combining, with a graceful habit, flowers of great beauty and richness of colour. Some of the varieties supplied by Messrs Barr and Sugden have long ...

Google previewAmerican Thresherman (1907)

The celosia is a plant deserving much more attention than it gets.

Google previewGarden Wisdom and Know-How (2010)

Everything You Need to Know to Plant, Grow, and Harvest by Judy Pray, Rodale Gardening Books

Celosia, cockscomb Celosia is a plant of ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1889)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson

July, ,, Caleana ,, Celosia August, ,, Celosia ,, Cleft September, ,, VoL IV. Cleisostoma to Corylus October, 1884 Corylus ,, Dahlia. November, ,, Dahlia. ,, Dipladenio December, ,, Dipladenia ,, Eritrichium January, 1 B85 Eritriohium ,, Freycinetia ...

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

548; Celosia baccata Retz., Obs. bot. 5 (1789) 32; Deeringia celosioides ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1823)

Or, Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences : Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers, and Illustrated by Plates, Diagrams, Cuts, &c by George Crabb

CELOSIA (Bot.) a genus of plants, Class 5 Pentandria, Order 1 Monogynia. Generic Characters. CAL. perianth three-leaved; leaflets Clanceolate. — Colt. petals five; nectary very small.— STAM, filaments five; anthers versatile. — Pist. germ ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

(Celosia splendens Schum. & Thonn.; Celosia debilis S. Moore) English: red fox, feather cock's comb, quail grass, cock's comb Japan: no-geito (= wild Celosia) China: ch'ing hsiang, ...

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

c Celosia argentea 'Century Yellow' ous and usually greenish white in color. Male and female flowers are borne separately ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences (1851)

Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers ; in Two Volumes

an annual, the Celosia ; Cock's-Foot Grass, the Dactylis, a perennial; Cock's Head, the Hedysarum caput Galli, a perennial. Co'CKSPUR (Bot.), the Virginia Hawthorn, a kind of medlar. Co'CKswAIN (Mar.), vulgarly “cocksen,” an officer of the ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

sumaúma, sumaumeira silk cotton tree, kapok tree arbe kapok, capoc, kapokier Kapokbaum ceiba, árbol capoc, ceibo Celosia argentea L. cockscomb celosie, crête de coq, mirabel Hahnenkamm celosia branca ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Cabbage to Cyperus (1889)

by Sir George Watt


Celestite; Celosia.

Celosia. argentea,. Linn.;. Fl. Br. Ind.,. IV.,. 7/4/. Amarantace.e. Vem,—Debkoti, sufaid mirgha, sarwari, Hind. ; Sirgit arak, Santal; Sarwdli, sirdli, ghogiya, N.-W. P. ; Sarwdli, salgdra, chilchil, til, ...

Google previewLuo Biological Dictionary (1998)

by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns

Celosia anthelmintica; Tungu. Celosia schweinfurthiana; Tungu. Celosia trigyna; Tungu. Celtis durandii; Makobo; Nyawend- agwata. Centella asiatica ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

Celosia argentea, or silvery-spiked celosia: leaves laneeolate; stipules subfalcated; peduncles angular; spikes scariose. Native of the East-Indies, China , Cochinchina, and Japan. Introduced in 1714, by the $uchess of Beaufort. It flowers from ...

Google previewThe Gardener and Botanist's Dictionary (1807)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ... by Philip Miller

Celosia argentea. Silvery-spiked Celosa. Lin. spec.

Google previewThe Botanist's and Gardener's New Dictionary (1763)

Containing the Names, Classes, Orders, Generic Characters, and Specific Distinctions of the Several Plants Cultivated in England, According to ... Linnaeus ... In which is Also Comprised, a Gardener's Calendar ... and to which is Prefixed, an Introduction to the Linnaean System of Botany ... by James Wheeler

CELOSIA, Cockscomb, or Amaranth. Charađars. This is a genus of the order of the monogynia, belonging to the pentandria class of plants; order 1. of class V. The calyx is a perianthium formed of three, acute, lanceolated, dry, permanent ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary, Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences, Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers and Illustrated by Plates, Epigrams, Cuts, &c. by George Crabb (1833)


The species are mostly annuals, as the—Cclosia argentea, AmaranL/ms, seu fifiem, Silvery-spiked Celosia, native of China—Celina (libido, &c. seu pyramidalis, native of the East lndies.—Cclosin margaritacea, &c. Amaranthzu, &c. seu Belulta ...

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Scrabble value of C3E1L1O1S1I1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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