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Meaning of "borage" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BORAGE

From Old French bourage, perhaps from Arabic abū `āraq literally: father of sweat, from its use as a diaphoretic.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BORAGE

borage  [ˈbɒrɪdʒ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BORAGE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Borage 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 BORAGE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

borage

Borage

Borage, also known as a starflower, is an annual herb. It is native to the Mediterranean region and has naturalized in many other locales. It grows satisfactorily in gardens in the UK climate, remaining in the garden from year to year by self-seeding. The leaves are edible and the plant is grown in gardens for that purpose in some parts of Europe. The plant is also commercially cultivated for borage seed oil extracted from its seeds.

Definition of borage in the English dictionary

The definition of borage in the dictionary is a European boraginaceous plant, Borago officinalis, with star-shaped blue flowers. The young leaves have a cucumber-like flavour and are sometimes used in salads or as seasoning. Other definition of borage is any of several related plants.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BORAGE


acreage
ˈeɪkərɪdʒ
anchorage
ˈæŋkərɪdʒ
average
ˈævərɪdʒ
beverage
ˈbɛvərɪdʒ
bridge
brɪdʒ
brokerage
ˈbrəʊkərɪdʒ
Cambridge
ˈkeɪmbrɪdʒ
carriage
ˈkærɪdʒ
cartridge
ˈkɑːtrɪdʒ
courage
ˈkʌrɪdʒ
coverage
ˈkʌvərɪdʒ
encourage
ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒ
forage
ˈfɒrɪdʒ
fridge
frɪdʒ
leverage
ˈliːvərɪdʒ
marriage
ˈmærɪdʒ
Norwich
ˈnɒrɪdʒ
porridge
ˈpɒrɪdʒ
ridge
rɪdʒ
storage
ˈstɔːrɪdʒ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BORAGE

bor
bora
Bora Bora
boraces
borachio
boracic
boracite
boraginaceous
borak
boral
borane
borate
borax
borazon
borborygmal
borborygmi
borborygmic
borborygmus
bordar

WORDS THAT END LIKE BORAGE

accorage
archival storage
associative storage
cold storage
content-addressable storage
disk storage
factorage
floorage
garage
harborage
moorage
proctorage
pumped storage
rage
seigniorage
seignorage
sorage
tutorage
underage
virtual storage

Synonyms and antonyms of borage in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «borage» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BORAGE

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

Translator English - Chinese

琉璃苣
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

borraja
570 millions of speakers

English

borage
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

borage
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لسان الثور
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

огуречника
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

borragem
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

borage
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bourrache
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Borage
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Borretsch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ルリジサ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

보라
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Benteng
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cây lưu ly
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Borage
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बोरेज
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hodan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

borragine
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ogórecznika
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

огірочника
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

limba mielului
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μποράντσα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

komkommerkruid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gurkört
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

borage
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of borage

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BORAGE»

The term «borage» is regularly used and occupies the 79.861 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BORAGE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BORAGE»

Discover the use of borage in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to borage and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Pulmonarias and the Borage Family
Details the biology, ecology, and cultivation of more than 200 species and hundreds of varieties.
Masha Bennett, 2003
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Margaret Roberts' A-Z Herbs: Identifying Herbs, How to Grow ...
The borage family includes a range of very interesting plants, and it is related to comfrey, anchusa and forget-me-not. Most members of the family have mauve or blue flowers and no fragrance other than a fresh cucumber-like scent and taste.
Margaret Roberts, 2000
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Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs
Encyclopedia of Herbs DESCRIPTION Borage is an annual, self- seeding plant that bears many leafy, branched, hollow stems covered with stiff, white hairs. The sprawling habit of the branches creates a handsome, rounded shape to the ...
Claire Kowalchik, William H. Hylton, 1998
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The 5-minute Herb and Dietary Supplement Consult
ANIMAL/IN VITRO • An ethanolic extract of borage was tested against herpes virus and poliovirus in vitro; no antiviral effect was demonstrated (1). OTHER CLAIMED BENEFITS/ACTIONS Diuretic Fever reduction Increase milk flow " Blood ...
Adriane Fugh-Berman, 2003
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Natural Healing for Bipolar Disorder: A Compendium of ...
It has been highly acclaimed by key practitioners. "The first comprehensive volume on nutritional approaches for bipolar disorder ever written required reading for our research and medical staff.
‎2009
6
Herb-drug Interactions in Oncology
BORAGE 101 Mucilages: Glucose, galactose and arabinose Acids: Acetic, lactic, malic and silicic Tannins Saponins # MECHANISM OF ACTION The GLA from the borage seeds may have anti-inflammatory properties. GLA can be converted to ...
Barrie R. Cassileth, K. Simon Yeung, Jyothirmai Gubili, 2010
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The Essential Herb-Drug-Vitamin Interaction Guide: The Safe ...
Ticiid) - tinzaparinflnnohep) - tirofrban (Aggrastat) ' ur0kinase(Abbokinase) ~ warfarin (Coumadin. lantoven) Taking borage with these drugs may reduce or prevent drug absorption: ' ferric gluconate (Ferriecit) ~ ferrous fumarate (Femiron,  ...
George T. Grossberg, M.D., Barry Fox, 2008
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The Vegetable Gardener's Bible, 2nd Edition
Borage appears as often in the flower section of seed catalogs as it does in the herb section. It doesn't really make any difference where you classify it, as long as you somehow find a reason to plant some borage in or near your vegetable ...
Edward C. Smith, 2009
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Desk Reference to Nature's Medicine
AKE BORAGE FOR COURAGE. THAT WAS THE ADVICE OF many ancient herbalists. A gray-green herb with small but strikingly blue flowers, borage was valued for centuries for its ability to impart bravery and courage. Knights going off to ...
Steven Foster, Rebecca L. Johnson, 2006
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National Geographic Desk Reference to Nature's Medicine
Common Names Borage, burrage, star flower Latin Name Borago officinalis Family Boraginaceae Parts Used Flowers, flowering tops, seed oil Description A robust annual, borage has succulent hollow stems and thick gray-green leaves; both ...
Steven Foster, Rebecca Johnson, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BORAGE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term borage is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ankara-based chef world pasta champion
Evangelista, from Peperoncino Restaurant in Ankara, won the award with his “Tortiglioni monza style with flakes of ricotta and borage.” At the ... «Hurriyet Daily News, Jul 15»
2
The Midnight Apothecary reveals how to turn your garden into a …
Muir grows lavender and dianthus, borage and wild strawberries, too (though the day we visit there are none to be had, for a school party have ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
3
Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Red White and Blue
Borage is naturalized in my garden. Source of medicinal oils, borage is delicious as a cucumber flavored salad green. Eat any part of the plant ... «GoLocalProv, Jul 15»
4
Can I use edible flowers on my plates?
The tiny florets of herb blossoms, like chive, borage and lavender are edible as well. In fact, I use chive blossoms more than any other flower. «Kankakee Daily Journal, Jul 15»
5
Over the Garden Gate: a Neighbor's knowledge
Luke tucked edible herbs as natural pest control throughout: basils, sages, mints, dill, oregano, thyme, catnip, borage, cilantro. Four young kiwi ... «Columbia Star, Jul 15»
6
Three Quick Refreshers to Get You Through a Long, Dry Summer
Light in both weight and scent, this supremely silky lotion will become this summer's après-sun favorite. Loaded with oils of olive and borage as ... «Vegas Seven, Jul 15»
7
How to make the perfect summer cup
Herb wise, I'd steer clear of Simmons's sage or thyme, and stick with the wonderful cucumber flavour and vivid blue flowers of borage if you can ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Man suffers potentially 'life-threatening' injuries after skull is …
The 43-year-old victim suffered a fractured skull after he was punched in the face and knocked to the ground during an argument in Borage ... «Crawley Observer, Jul 15»
9
'Brotherly Love' Evident in Philly and Back Home
I have borage, nasturtiums, and a whole lot of herbs growing at the moment, and I am the only one who knows all of these are edible and how ... «Ponca City News, Jun 15»
10
Man suffers fractured skull in Crawley assault
Police have appealed for information after the man, 43, was assaulted during an argument in Borage Close, Broadfield, shortly before 10pm on ... «Crawley Observer, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Borage [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/borage>. Dec 2019 ».
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