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PRONUNCIATION OF ALECOST

alecost  [ˈeɪlˌkɒst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ALECOST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Alecost is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ALECOST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

alecost

Tanacetum balsamita

Tanacetum balsamita, or Balsamita vulgaris, is a perennial temperate herb known as costmary, alecost, balsam herb, bible leaf, or mint geranium.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ALECOST


accost
əˈkɒst
compost
ˈkɒmpɒst
cost
kɒst
criss-crossed
ˈkrɪsˌkrɒst
defrost
diːˈfrɒst
embossed
ɪmˈbɒst
frost
frɒst
glasnost
ˈɡlæsˌnɒst
hoarfrost
ˈhɔːˌfrɒst
long-lost
ˈlɒŋlɒst
lost
lɒst
low-cost
ˌləʊˈkɒst
oncost
ˈɒnˌkɒst
Pentecost
ˈpɛntɪˌkɒst
permafrost
ˈpɜːməˌfrɒst
repost
rɪˈpɒst
riposte
rɪˈpɒst
teleost
ˈtɛlɪˌɒst
uncrossed
ʌnˈkrɒst
wast
wɒst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ALECOST

ale
ale conner
aleatoric
aleatory
alebench
alec
alecithal
aleck
Alecto
alectryon
alee
alef
aleft
alegar
alegge
aleggeaunce
alehouse

WORDS THAT END LIKE ALECOST

at any cost
baseline cost
capital cost
distribution cost
factor cost
opportunity cost
plant cost
prime cost
replacement cost
standard cost
unit cost
variable cost

Synonyms and antonyms of alecost in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «alecost» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ALECOST

Find out the translation of alecost to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of alecost from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «alecost» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

alecost
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

alecost
570 millions of speakers

English

alecost
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

alecost
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

alecost
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

alecost
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

alecost
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

alecost
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

alecost
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Alecost
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

alecost
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

alecost
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

alecost
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Alecost
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

alecost
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

alecost
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अलेकॉस्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

alecost
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

alecost
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

alecost
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

alecost
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

alecost
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

alecost
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

alecost
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

alecost
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

alecost
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of alecost

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ALECOST»

The term «alecost» is used very little and occupies the 193.435 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of alecost
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «alecost».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ALECOST» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «alecost» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «alecost» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about alecost

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ALECOST»

Discover the use of alecost in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to alecost and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Small Dispensatory
Take an equal amount of linseed, myrrh, opium, castoreum, mandrake roots, bitter alecost, opopanax, liquid storax, balm twigs, cassia, the pulp of colocynth, Indian spikenard, ginger, henbane seeds, and black pepper. These ingredients are ...
Sābūr Ibn Sahl, Oliver Kahl, 2003
2
The Blood Purge
Avoirdupois Alecost, the landlady of The Creaking Meat Tree, looked round at him as her name was mentioned.She was a blowsy woman whose appearance bore all the hallmarks of rich food and alcohol abuse. On the whole, her public ...
Xeno Glitz, 2007
3
Aqrābād̲īn:
qi al-imr ¤ serpent melon, wild qult ¤ saxifrage qurum ¤ saower qus ¤ alecost qus bar¤ 'sea' alecost qus ulw ¤ alecost, sweetqus murr ¤ alecost, bitter qušr al-bai ¤ eggshellsqun ¤ cotton rib ¤ curd rain ¤ sweet basil ramd ¤ ashes ramd al-aqrib ...
Hibaẗ Allâh ibn Ṣāʻid Ibn al-Tilmīd̲, Oliver Kahl, 2007
4
Chemical Dictionary of Economic Plants
Alecost. Costmary; Bible-leaf Mace Tanacetum balsamita (Compositae). Food plant. Contains in the leaf the 7-glucuronides of apigenin and chrysoeriol and luteolin 7-gentiobioside. Lipophilic flavonoids present at the leaf surface include the ...
Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter, 2001
5
Mamluks and Animals: Veterinary Medicine in Medieval Islam
213 Qusṭ is al-bustaj—alecost [incense] Kostus—Aucklandia Costus Falc. Imula Helenium. See Moshe Ben Maimon (Maimonides), Medical works vol. V: Lexicography of drugs and Medical response, ed. Suessman Muntner, Jerusalem : ...
Housni Alkhateeb Shehada, 2012
6
Sābūr Ibn Sahl's Dispensatory in the Recension of the ʻAḍudī ...
[75] The preparation of the larger alecost oil which is useful against pain in the liver and stomach, and coldness and limpness of the joints Take clove one ūqīya; lemon grass, Indian spikenard, Indian laurel, liquid storax, liquorice roots, canella , ...
Sābūr Ibn Sahl, 2009
7
Herb Garden Design
Bronze fennel Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum Alecost, costmary Tanacetum balsamita Heartsease, wild pansy \4ola tricolor Hidcote lavender Lavandula angustifolia ' Hidcote' White-flowered rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis albiflorus Golden ...
Ethne Clarke, Clive Nichols, 2003
8
An encyclopedia of gardening: comprising the theory and ...
Costnxary, or Alecost. — Tnnacetum Bakamita, L. ; Balsamita vulgaris, H. K. ( SeAi. Hand. 3. t. 240.) Syng. Polyg. Suiterf. L. and Corymbifera, J. Coq-desjardins , Fr. ; Frauenmunze, Ger. ; and Costo ortense, Ital. 4192. The costmary is a hardy  ...
John Claudius Loudon, 1824
9
Vegetables, Herbs & Fruit: An Illustrated Encyclopedia
Alecost Tanacetum balsamita (Balsamita major) Culinary Cultivation Propagation Seed The seed is fine and thin and cannot be propagated from plants grown in cool climates (the seed not being viable). Obtain seed from a specialist. Sow in ...
Matthew Biggs, Bob Flowerdew, Jekka McVicar, 2006
10
Breverton's Complete Herbal: A Book of Remarkable Plants and ...
OTHER NAMES: Alecost, costmarie, sweet Mary, mintys mair (Mary's mint), alespice, lady's balsam, lady's herb, bitter buttons, goose tongue, allspice (not to be confused with the spice), sweet tongue, tongue plant, balsam herb, mint geranium, ...
Terry Breverton, 2011

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ALECOST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term alecost is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Get Started Growing Hops
Hop cones replaced the use of gruit, a mixture of medieval bittering herbs and flowers, including costmary or alecost, chamomile, yarrow, ... «Mother Earth News, Feb 14»
2
Bill O'Hagan
Then he took the chemicals and additives out, replacing them with alecost, tansy and woodruff, plants of the hedgerows, which were natural ... «The Economist, May 13»
3
Herbs of the Christmas Season
Costmary (Chrysanthemum balsamita), also called alecost, is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and is also associated with Mary Magdalene. «Waxahachie Daily Light, Dec 12»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Alecost [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/alecost>. Apr 2024 ».
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