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Meaning of "chionodoxa" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CHIONODOXA

New Latin, from Greek khiōn snow + doxa glory.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CHIONODOXA

chionodoxa  [kaɪˌɒnəˈdɒksə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHIONODOXA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chionodoxa is a noun.
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WHAT DOES CHIONODOXA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Chionodoxa

Chionodoxa, known as glory-of-the-snow, is a small genus of bulbous perennial flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Scilloideae, often included in Scilla. The genus is endemic to the eastern Mediterranean, specifically Crete, Cyprus and Turkey. The blue, white or pink flowers appear early in the year making them valuable garden ornamentals. The common name of the genus is based on the habit of flowering in high alpine zones when the snow melts in spring.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHIONODOXA


adnexa
ædˈnɛksə
al-Aqsa
æl ˈæksə
bobbysoxer
ˈbɒbɪˌsɒksə
boxer
ˈbɒksə
coxa
ˈkɒksə
diplexer
daɪˈplɛksə
elixir
ɪˈlɪksə
fixer
ˈfɪksə
flexor
ˈflɛksə
indexer
ˈɪndeksə
kickboxer
ˈkɪkˌbɒksə
mixer
ˈmɪksə
moxa
ˈmɒksə
multiplexer
ˈmʌltɪˌplɛksə
oxer
ˈɒksə
paradoxer
ˈpærəˌdɒksə
relaxer
rɪˈlæksə
taxa
ˈtæksə
vexer
ˈvɛksə
waxer
ˈwæksə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHIONODOXA

chinos
chinovnik
chinquapin
chinstrap
chintz
chintz curtains
chintzier
chintziest
chintzy
chinwag
Chios
chip
chip and PIN
chip and PIN card
chip basket
chip heater
chip in
chip log
chip off the old block
chip pan

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHIONODOXA

antefixa
Cunaxa
orixa

Synonyms and antonyms of chionodoxa in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «chionodoxa» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHIONODOXA

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chionodoxa
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chionodoxa
570 millions of speakers

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chionodoxa
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chionodoxa
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chionodoxa
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Chionodoxa
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chionodoxa
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chionodoxa
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chionodoxa
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Chionodoxa
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chionodoxa
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Translator English - Japanese

チオノドクサ
130 millions of speakers

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chionodoxa
85 millions of speakers

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Chionodoxa
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chionodoxa
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chionodoxa
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मूत्रपिंड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

chionodoxa
70 millions of speakers

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Chionodoxa
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chionodoxa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Chionodoxa
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Chionodoxa
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Chionodoxa
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Chionodoxa
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chionodoxa
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Chionodoxa
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHIONODOXA»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHIONODOXA» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHIONODOXA»

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Bulbs: Practical Advice and the Science Behind It
Chionodoxa luciliae ChionodoxaChionodoxa spp. Q: I want to plant some chionodoxa bulbs in my garden, but I would also like some other little spring bulbs that would flower about the same time. What do you suggest? Practical Advice: Try ...
Jim Hole, 2005
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Barr's Nursery Catalogs
CHIONODOXA (Glory of the Snow). The Chionodoxa is one of our earliest as well as loveliest Spring flowers, and when established its sheets of blue in very early Spring are a great attraction in the garden. It should be largely used in borders ...
Barr & Sugden, 1906
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Zoologist: A Monthly Journal of Natural History
1 goes from Cyclamen Coum to Chionodoxa lucilia. .2 lI Crocus to Chionodoxa lucilia. 8 „ Scilla Sibirica to Chionodoxa lucilia. * II II Ii 5 ,, Crocus to Chionodoxa lucilia. 6 iI iI ii 7 ii it ii 8 ii ii ii Bee No. 1 goes from Chionodoxa lucilia to Scilla ...
Edward Newman, James Edmund Harting, 1902
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Zoologist: A Monthly Journal of Natural History
1 goes from Cyclamen Coum to Chionodoxa lucilia. 2 ,, Crocus to Chionodoxa lucilia. 3 ,, Scilla Sibirica to Chionodoxa lucilia. ,, 5 ,, Crocus to Chionodoxa lucilics. ii 6 ii ii ii ii 7 ii n *i ii 8 ii ii jj Bee No. 1 goes from Chionodoxa lucilia to Scilla ...
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The House Plant Expert
The popular Chionodoxa is Chionodoxa luciliae — 10 white-centred, blue starry flowers appear on each slender stalk in late winter. C. sardensis has all-blue flowers, and the largest blooms (1'z in. across) are borne by C. gigantea. Plant the ...
D. G. Hessayon, 1991
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Midwest Cottage Gardening
It's a thoroughbred, delicate and lovely. CHIONODOXA SPP. (GLORY-OF-THE- SNOW) Height is four to six inches; very early spring flowering. Among the earliest of spring-flowering bulbs, these pretty little starlike flowers come in blue, white, ...
Frances Manos, 2004
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The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers from Seeds and Roots
Begonia. —. Chionodoxa. Luciliae. —. Crocus. class are specially adapted for rockeries and beds. They must not be put into the open until the danger of a nipping east wind is past. The early part of June is generally about the right time.
Sutton and Sons ltd, 1898
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Herbaceous Perennial Plants: A Treatise on Their ...
(ky-on-o-dox′ a) Glory-of-the-Snow Liliaceae Chionodoxa contains a wonderful group of spring-flowering bulbs which, in their native habitats, bloom even through the snow. Plant bulbs approximately 3′′ deep in the fall in full sun or partial ...
Allan M. Armitage, 2008
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New England Wild Flower Society's Flora Novae Angliae: A ...
Chionodoxa 1b. Tepals essentially distinct (i.e., connate for less than 1/10 their total length) [Fig. 128]; stamens free or inserted near the base of the tepals 3a. Tepals white, each with a green abaxial stripe, 15-30 mm long; stamens dimorphic ...
Arthur Haines, New England Wild Flower Society, 2011
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The Greenhouse Expert
... FLOWER 32 CHIMNEY CAMPANULA 27 CHINA ASTER 64 CHINCHERINCHEE 52 CHIONODOXA GIGANTEA 55 CHIONODOXA LUCIUAE 55 CHIONODOXA LUCIUAE 'ALBA: 55 CHIONODOXA LUCIUAE 'PINK GIANT' 55 CHIONODOXA ...
D. G. Hessayon, 1994

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHIONODOXA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chionodoxa is used in the context of the following news items.
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On Middlesex: Work on the road, and glory-of-the-snow
Chionodoxa flowers, known as glory-of-the-snow, had sprouted up on an embankment near Middlesex Road — Aaron G. Marsh photo. «Darien Times, Apr 15»
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Tips for a true blue garden
Chionodoxa forbesii is blue and white (but comes in other colours, too), but its cousin Chionodoxa sardinensis is a deep, startling blue and a ... «Burnaby Now, Apr 15»
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Rachel de Thame: Give your garden a blue hue
From the mid-March appearance of diminutive scilla and chionodoxa, through to later bulbs such as hyacinths and muscari, the season is ... «The Sunday Times, Apr 15»
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Glory-of-the-snow brings blue brightness
Glory-of-the-snow is a seemingly fanciful name given to chionodoxa. Although it is easier to remember than the botanical name, they both ... «Irish Independent, Apr 15»
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Pittsburgh Botanic Garden opens Wednesday for year-round …
... be on display for the first time, beginning next month with the “River of Blue,” Glory of the Snow chionodoxa bulbs edged with yellow daffodils. «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Mar 15»
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JUB Holland to sell bee-friendly bulb mix following link with …
The spring flowering bags (available from August until December) contain Anemone blanda, Chionodoxa luciliae, Crocus tom. Ruby Giant ... «Horticulture Week, Mar 15»
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How to make a garden out of a woodland
For instance, I have often grown primroses and chionodoxa among the roots of established magnolias. Designing And Planting A Woodland ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jan 15»
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Garden: Flowers by the window
Most of the small bulbs including scilla, chionodoxa, puschkinia and snow crocus survive very nicely in wall-side gardens and also lawns ... «Vancouver Courier, Jan 15»
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Liven up your home with flowers
Most of the small bulbs – including scilla, chionodoxa, puschkinia and snow crocus – survive very nicely in wall-side gardens and also lawns ... «Burnaby Now, Jan 15»
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Gardening: How to encourage the bee population in your own garden
And if you are still bulb-planting now, remember that wood anemones, scilla, chionodoxa and dwarf daffodils are all ideal for growing in grass, ... «Ham&High, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Chionodoxa [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/chionodoxa>. Sep 2020 ».
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