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Definition of the noun sweet gale
What does sweet gale mean as a name of something?
- bog shrub of north temperate zone having bitter-tasting fragrant leaves
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Gale palustris crenata / variety Gale palustris crenata / Gale palustris denticulata / variety Gale palustris denticulata / Gale palustris lusitanica / variety Gale palustris lusitanica / Gale palustris subglabra / variety Gale palustris subglabra / Gale palustris tomentosa / variety Gale palustris tomentosa / Myrica gale gale / variety Myrica gale gale / Myrtus brabantica / species Myrtus brabantica / Myrica gale
- synonym of sweet gale: Scotch gale
- more generic words: bush / shrub = a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
- member of: genus Myrica / Myrica = deciduous aromatic shrubs or small trees
- geographic area: North America
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Encyclopaedia of Brewing (2013)
Sweet gale is the common name for the plant Myrica gale, a resinous shrub extracts of which have been used as an alternative to hops. See gruit. Sweet. water. collect. Sweet water collect is the term used to describe the stage in operation of a ...
by Rodney Dale
Myrrhis odorata, also called myrrh; the flavour of the leaves resembles that of aniseed sweet gale sweet peppers sweet potatoes sweet woodruff sweetbreads sweetcorn sweeteners swiezy Swiss cheese Swiss roll Swiss steaks Myrica gale, ...
by James Britten
Sweet Gale. See Gale, Sweet. Sweet Grass. See Grass, Sweet : and add — (3) Zostera marina, L. — Ireland (Co. Donegal). Sweet Hairhoof. Asperula odorata, L. — N. and E. Yks. Sweet Hay. Spiraea Ulmaria, L. — Suss. Monthly Packet, N. S. ...
by Carole J. Skelly
SWEET GALE: See BOG ...
Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements, Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Enconomy; Together with Descriptions of the Most Interesting Objects of Nature and Art; the History of Men and Animals, in a State of Health Or Disease; and Practical Hints Respecting the Arts and Manufactures, Both Familiar and Commercial. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings and Cuts. In Four Volumes. Volume First[-fourth]. by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich
+ The sweet gale may be propagated either by seed, or, more speedily, by the divided roots, which thrive in almost every kind of soil, if it be sufficiently watered. There is another species of the gale, namely, the myrica cerifera, from which the ...
Dictionary of Early English (1955)
by Joseph T. Shipley
A plant, the bog-myrtle, also called sweet gale, from the twigs of which gale-beer is made.
Universal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences (1823)
Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers : in Two Volumes by George Crabb
The species are shrubs, as the — Myrica gale, Rhus, Myrtus, seu Eloeagnus, Sweet Gale, Sweet Willow, or Candle-Berry Myrtle.— Myrica montana, seu Buxus , Mountain Candle-Berry Bell. — Myrica nagi, seu Nageia, Japonese Candle- Berry ...
by Andrew Chevallier
Habitat & Cultivation Sweet gale thrives in wet and damp heaths and moorlands across northerly ...
by Thomas H. Everett
sweet gale (Myrica gale), ...
Comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape-gardening, Including All the Latest Improvements, a General History of Gardening in All Countries, and a Statistical View of Its Present State, with Suggestions for Its Future Progress in the British Isles by John Claudius Loudon
Sweet gale, myrica gale. Sweet gum tree, liquidambar styraciflua. Sweet herbs, 4131. Sweet pea, lathyrus odoratus. Sweeping, 1877. Swertia, felwort, pentan, dig and gentianeae, a H.
The Gardeners Dictionary (1735)
Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden, as Also the Physick Garden, Wilderness, Conservatory, and Vineyard by Philip Miller
Sweet Gale, Sweet Willow, or Dutch Myrtle. a. Gale; au* Myrto Brabantic*. ft wilis, Caroliuienfs, baccata, fruttit racemofo, sejsoli monopyreno. Plui. Phyt. Candle Berry Tree; vulgo. 3. Gale; qu& Myrto Brabant it* fimilis, CarolInienfis, humilior, ...
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