Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


/ˌdʒɛnʃəˈnɛlə; -ʃɪə-/
any of various gentianaceous plants, esp the alpine species Gentiana acaulis, which has showy blue flowers
any of several related plants of the genus Gentianella


Read Also:

  • Gentian-family

    noun 1. the plant family Gentianaceae, typified by herbaceous plants having simple opposite leaves, usually blue flowers with five united petals, and fruit in the form of a capsule, and including the closed gentian, fringed gentian, centaury, exacum, and marsh pink.

  • Gentianophil

    gentianophil gen·tian·o·phil (jěn’shə-nō-fĭl’) or gen·tian·o·phile (-fīl’, -fĭl’) adj. Staining readily with gentian violet. gen’tian·o·phil’ic adj.

  • Gentianophobic

    gentianophobic gen·tian·o·pho·bic (jěn’shə-nō-fō’bĭk) adj. Not staining or staining poorly with gentian violet.

  • Gentian-violet

    noun 1. a dye derived from rosaniline, used in chemistry as an indicator and in medicine as a fungicide, bactericide, anthelmintic, and in the treatment of burns. noun 1. a greenish crystalline substance, obtained from rosaniline, that forms a violet solution in water, used as an indicator, antiseptic, and in the treatment of burns Also […]

Disclaimer: Gentianella definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.