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Meaning of "greater periwinkle" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GREATER PERIWINKLE

greater periwinkle  [ˈɡreɪtə ˈpɛrɪˌwɪŋkəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GREATER PERIWINKLE

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Greater periwinkle 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 GREATER PERIWINKLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

greater periwinkle

Vinca major

Vinca major, with the common names bigleaf periwinkle, large periwinkle, greater periwinkle and blue periwinkle, is species of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae, native to the western Mediterranean. Growing to 25 cm tall and spreading indefinitely, it is an evergreen perennial, frequently used in cultivation as groundcover.

Definition of greater periwinkle in the English dictionary

The definition of greater periwinkle in the dictionary is a Eurasian apocynaceous evergreen plant of the genus Vinca,; V. major, having trailing stems and blue flowers.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GREATER PERIWINKLE


ankle
ˈæŋkəl
antiwrinkle
ˈæntɪˈrɪŋkəl
besprinkle
bɪˈsprɪŋkəl
carbuncle
ˈkɑːˌbʌŋkəl
conchal
ˈkɒŋkəl
crinkle
ˈkrɪŋkəl
inkle
ˈɪŋkəl
kinkle
ˈkɪŋkəl
pennywinkle
ˈpɛnɪˌwɪŋkəl
periwinkle
ˈpɛrɪˌwɪŋkəl
sprinkle
ˈsprɪŋkəl
tiggywinkle
ˈtɪɡɪˌwɪŋkəl
tincal
ˈtɪŋkəl
tinchel
ˈtɪŋkəl
tinkle
ˈtɪŋkəl
twinkle
ˈtwɪŋkəl
uncle
ˈʌŋkəl
unwrinkle
ʌnˈrɪŋkəl
winkle
ˈwɪŋkəl
wrinkle
ˈrɪŋkəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GREATER PERIWINKLE

greaten
Greater
Greater Antilles
greater celandine
greater forkbeard
greater koodoo
greater kudu
Greater London
Greater London Authority
Greater Manchester
greater pichiciego
greater sand eel
greater scaup
greater spearwort
greater spotted dogfish
greater spotted woodpecker
Greater Sunda Islands
greater weever
greatest
greatest common divisor

WORDS THAT END LIKE GREATER PERIWINKLE

buckle
cankle
chuckle
crackle
crankle
dill pickle
fankle
honeysuckle
knuckle
lesser periwinkle
mankle
pickle
Rip Van Winkle
runkle
sickle
sparkle
tackle
tickle
trickle
wankle

Synonyms and antonyms of greater periwinkle in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «greater periwinkle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GREATER PERIWINKLE

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Translator English - Chinese

长春花更大
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mayores periwinkle
570 millions of speakers

English

greater periwinkle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अधिक से अधिक एक प्रकार की वनस्पति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نكة أكبر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

больше барвинок
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

maiores pervinca
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বৃহত্তর চিবুক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

plus pervenche
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Periwinkle yang lebih besar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

größere Immergrün
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

大きくツルニチニチソウ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

더 큰 수리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Periwinkle luwih gedhe
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cây dừa cạn lớn hơn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பெரிய பெரிங்க்லால்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मोठे हिरवीगार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Daha büyük periwinkle
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

maggiori pervinca
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

większe barwinek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

більше барвінок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

brebenoc mai mari
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μεγαλύτερη μυρτιά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

groter alikreukel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

större snäcka
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

større periwinkle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of greater periwinkle

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GREATER PERIWINKLE»

The term «greater periwinkle» is barely ever used and occupies the 195.019 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GREATER PERIWINKLE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GREATER PERIWINKLE»

Discover the use of greater periwinkle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to greater periwinkle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, Second Edition
Activities (Greater Periwinkle) — Anticholinesterase (1; HH2); Antihemorrhagic (1 ; WOI); Antilactagogue (f; WOI); Astringent (1; GMH); Hypotensive (1; HH2); Laxative (f; GMH); Negative Inotropic (1; HH2); Parasympatholytic (1; HH2); Positive ...
James A. Duke, 2002
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The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Insect and ...
Greater periwinkle has larger leaves and is hardy only to Zone 7; common periwinkle's foliage is smaller and plants are hardy to Zone 5, making it the more widely used landscape plant. Stems bearing flowers stick up 6"-18" above ground; the ...
Barbara W. Ellis, Fern Marshall Bradley, Helen Atthowe, 1996
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Herbal Notes: Complementary & Alternative Medicine Pocket Guide
Common periwinkle, greater periwinkle, lesser periwinkle, myrtle, Vinca major, Vinca minor About the Herb/Supplement I Periwinkle may refer to supplements from Vinca major plant (greater periwinkle) or Vinca minor plant (lesser periwinkle) I ...
Michele Iannuzzi-Sucich, Cynthia Sanoski, 2011
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Herbal Simples
The flowers of the greater Periwinkle are gently purgative, but lose their effect by drying. If gathered in the Spring, and made into a syrup, they will impart all their virtues, and this is excellent to keep the bowels of children gently open, as well as ...
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Herbal Simples Approved For Modern Uses of Cure
The flowers of the greater Periwinkle are gently purgative, but lose their effect by drying. If gathered in the Spring, and made into a syrup, they will impart all their virtues, and this is excellent to keep the bowels of children gently open, as well as ...
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Compendium of Herbal Plants
It is grownas a ground cover plant in gardens, as is Greater Periwinkle (V. major), which is also poisonous. The generic name Vinca came originally from the Latin word vincio (= I bind), after theplants' long trailing stems, whichwere onceused ...
H. Panda, 2006
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The Manchester flora
Two species are accounted wild in England, the greater periwinkle and the less, the latter being found near Manchester. The first, or " greater periwinkle " ( Vinca major, Curtis, ii. 236), has long, trailing, flowerless stems, with broadly ovate, ...
Leopold Hartley Grindon, 1859
8
Indian Medicinal Plants: An Illustrated Dictionary
English ▷ Madagascar Periwinkle (Vinca major L. Pich. and Vinca minor Linn. are known as Greater Periwinkle and Lesser Periwinkle respectively). Folk ▷ Sadaabahaar, Nayantaaraa, Nityakalyaani. Action ▷ The cytotoxic dimeric alkaloids, ...
C.P. Khare, 2007
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The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease ...
Periwinkle, vinca, myrtle Two species ofground-covering vines represent Vinca in the United States: greater periwinkle (V. major) and common periwinkle (V. minor ). Both feature glossy, dark green, opposite leaves and blue, funnel-shaped ...
Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, Deborah L. Martin
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Invasive Plants: A Guide to Identification, Impacts, and ...
Sometimes confused with greater periwinkle (V. major L.), which can also be invasive. IDENTIFYING CHARACTERISTICS Common periwinkle is familiar to most gardeners as an evergreen ground cover that grows dense and low and bears ...
Sylvan Ramsey Kaufman, Wallace Kaufman, 2013

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GREATER PERIWINKLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term greater periwinkle is used in the context of the following news items.
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Carol T. Bradford: Vinca Vine Is Also Known as Myrtle or Periwinkle
Greater periwinkle is Vinca major. A green and white variegated form is the "spiller" in mixed summer containers. It's not supposed to be hardy ... «The Post-Standard - syracuse.com, Sep 14»
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Carpeting plants are an effective way to ensure a weed-free garden
Cotoneaster 'Autumn Fire' is semi-evergreen with willow-like leaves, white flowers and red berries; Vinca major (greater periwinkle), 9in high, ... «WalesOnline, Apr 13»

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