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Meaning of "baby's-breath" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BABY'S-BREATH

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BABY'S-BREATH

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Baby's-Breath is a noun.
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WHAT DOES BABY'S-BREATH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

baby's-breath

Gypsophila

Gypsophila /dʒɪpˈsɒfɪlə/ is a genus of flowering plants in the carnation family, Caryophyllaceae. They are native to Eurasia, Africa, Australia, and the Pacific Islands. Turkey has a particularly high diversity of Gypsophila taxa, with about 35 endemic species. Some Gypsophila are introduced species in other regions. The genus name is from the Greek gypsos and philios, a reference to the gypsum-rich substrates on which some species grow. Plants of the genus are known commonly as baby's-breath, a name which also refers specifically to the well known ornamental species Gypsophila paniculata.

Definition of baby's-breath in the English dictionary

The definition of baby's-breath in the dictionary is a tall Eurasian caryophyllaceous plant, Gypsophila paniculata, bearing small white or pink fragrant flowers. Other definition of baby's-breath is any of several other plants, such as the grape hyacinth and certain bedstraws, that have small scented flowers.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BABY'S-BREATH

baby-faced
Baby-gro
baby-minder
baby-minding
baby-mother
baby-scales
baby-sit
baby-sitter
baby-sitting
baby-walker
babycino
babydoll
babyhood
babyish
babyishly
Babylon
Babylonia
Babylonian
Babylonian captivity
babyproof

WORDS THAT END LIKE BABY'S-BREATH

babies´-breath
bay wreath
breath
bridal wreath
catch one´s breath
death
enwreath
hold one´s breath
in at the death
in the same breath
laurel wreath
out of breath
put to death
save one´s breath
shortness of breath
to death
under one´s breath
underbreath
with bated breath
wreath

Synonyms and antonyms of baby's-breath in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «baby's-breath» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BABY'S-BREATH

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The translations of baby's-breath from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «baby's-breath» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

baby´s呼气
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

BABY´S aliento
570 millions of speakers

English

baby´s-breath
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

baby´s सांस
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

baby´s التنفس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

приготовить питание для маленьких дыхание
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Bebê- respiração
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শিশুর শ্বাসপ্রশ্বাস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

baby´s à couper le souffle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Baby´s-breath
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

BABY´S - Atem
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

baby´s 、息
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

baby´s 숨
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Baby´s-breath
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

baby´s hơi thở
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

baby´s-மூச்சு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बाळाचे श्वास
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bebeğin nefesi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

baby´s - respiro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

baby´s oddech
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

приготувати харчування для маленьких дихання
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

baby´s - respirație
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

νεογιλών - ανάσα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

baby´s - asem
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

BABY - andan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

babyens pust
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about baby's-breath

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BABY'S-BREATH»

Discover the use of baby's-breath in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to baby's-breath and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Baby's Breath
Baby's Breath is compelling, beautiful and rewarding. As it affirms the triumph of love and the possibility of redemption it becomes an instrument of social change. "Baby's Breath provides insight into how this heartbreaking tragedy might occur.
Lynne Hugo, Anna Tuttle Villegas, 2000
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BABY'S BREATH: Some RHYME and REASON
Some RHYME and REASON Stevie Rawlings. Some RHYME and REASON BABY'S BREATH BABY'S BREATH BABY'S BREATH Some RHYME and REASON Stevie Rawlings. OVER ON YOUNG (4917 YoungAvenue, Indianapolis , Indiana) ...
Stevie Rawlings, 2014
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Baby's Breath: A Murder Mystery
But who, as protagonist Gracie Barufaldi keeps asking, would want to kill a baby? Skilfully woven with well drawn characters, the book has a startling twist for a conclusion, and will keep readers guessing until the very end.
Eugnie D. West, 2012
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Creating A Deer Proof Garden
Gypsophila paniculata Baby's Breath Description - Certainly a perennial that will be recognized by everyone who sees it, baby's breath is a member of the pink family. Native to Eastern Europe, it is a favorite for cut flowers and arrangements.
Peter Derano, 2007
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Little Poems ...
"Baby's Breath" Once a tiny baby straying On its toddling little feet, By the mountain torrent playing, Chanced a roving wind to meet. Now the wind was cold and shifting, And the baby's gentle breath Forth in pretty cloudlets drifting Fled away to ...
Ruby Archer, 1900
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House & Garden: HG.
This, I am bound to admit, is partly due to the finely divided flower, but gypsophila , or “baby's breath,” has an almost equally fine flower, and is of an even lighter value, being white, and yet, on account of its greater intensity or stronger ...
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Practical Landscape Gardening
... hrysanthemum Plantain Lily Red Hot Poker Plant Stoke's Aster Peony* Yellow Flag Tickseed Blue Bonnet Baby's Breath Scotch Pink Phlox Harebell Chinese Larkspur Cone Flower Peony Japanese Flag Chinese Bellfiower Chrysanthemum ...
Robert B. Cridland, Robert Cridland, 2008
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Market Growers Journal
Next in importance is Gypsophila, more commonly known as "Baby's Breath." This is a rapidly growing plant which is practically all blossoms and no leaves, although of course it has some leaves which arc scarcely noticeable. The seed arc ...
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The Rover Boys in the Air: Or, From College Campus to the Clouds
Some think that Rambler Red will prevail while others favor Nile Green and a new shade called Baby's Breath. Personally I favor Baby's Breath and have purchased one dozen of that shade. If I get any more definite news about shades I will ...
Arthur M. Winfield, 1912
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Flower gardening
Suppose, to get away from the abstract, half a dozen oriental poppies and as many plants of "baby's breath" (Gypsophila paniculata) are set out in a home nursery bed — in parallel rows, about fifteen inches apart and the plants nine inches ...
Henry Sherman Adams, 1913

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BABY'S-BREATH»

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Saks's Renovated Givenchy Boutique is Now Open
But, the collection also features graphic designs and floral prints, including a baby's-breath pattern that shows up in clothing and accessories. Naturally, the ... «Chicagomag.com, Jun 15»
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Philosophy of flowers
... Donghua University learned to make their own Ichiyo-style arrangements with bamboo, palm leaves, Barberton daisy, and baby's-breath. «Global Times, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Baby's-Breath [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/babys-breath>. Jun 2021 ».
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