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Meaning of "ground ivy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GROUND IVY

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GROUND IVY

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Ground ivy 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 GROUND IVY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

ground ivy

Glechoma hederacea

Glechoma hederacea (syn. Nepeta glechoma Benth., Nepeta hederacea (L.) Trevir.) is an aromatic, perennial, evergreen creeper of the mint family Lamiaceae. It is commonly known as ground-ivy, gill-over-the-ground, creeping charlie, alehoof, tunhoof, catsfoot, field balm, and run-away-robin. It is also sometimes known as creeping jenny, but that name more commonly refers to Lysimachia nummularia. It has numerous medicinal uses, and is used as a salad green in many countries. European settlers carried it around the world, and it has become a well established introduced and naturalized plant in a wide variety of localities.

Definition of ground ivy in the English dictionary

The definition of ground ivy in the dictionary is a creeping or trailing Eurasian aromatic herbaceous plant, Glechoma hederacea, with scalloped leaves and purplish-blue flowers: family Lamiaceae.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GROUND IVY

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WORDS THAT END LIKE GROUND IVY

American ivy
Boston ivy
chivy
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Japanese ivy
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Livy
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stivy
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weeping ivy

Synonyms and antonyms of ground ivy in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «ground ivy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GROUND IVY

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

Translator English - Chinese

地面的常春藤
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hiedra terrestre
570 millions of speakers

English

ground ivy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जमीन आइवी
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

لبلاب الأرض
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

земля плющ
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hera chão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মাটির আইভি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lierre terrestre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ivy tanah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gundermann
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カキドウシ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지상 아이비
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lemah ivy
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

ivy mặt đất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தரையில் ஐவி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ग्राउंड आयव्ही
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sarmaşık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

edera terrestre
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zmielony bluszcz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

земля плющ
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

iedera teren
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κισσός εδάφους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

grond Ivy
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

marken murgröna
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bakken eføy
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GROUND IVY»

The term «ground ivy» is normally little used and occupies the 124.758 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ground ivy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GROUND IVY»

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Groundcovers for the South
Say: gle-KOH-muh hed-er-AYE-see-uh Family: Lamiaceae (Mint) Other names: Creeping Charlie, hay- maids, gill-over-the-ground Ecological Threat In natural habitats, ground ivy is very vigorous and can swamp smaller plants by forming ...
Marie Harrison, 2006
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Ortho Home Gardener's Problem Solver
Ground ivy. Problem: A low- growing, creeping weed with rounded, scalloped leaves grows in shady areas of the lawn. The nickel- to quarter-ize leaves grow at the end of a long leafstalk. The stalks are paired opposite each other along ihe ...
Denny Schrock, Ortho Books, 2004
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Sauer's Herbal Cures: America's First Book of Botanic ...
Ground Ivy Nepeta glechoma Sauer: Gundelreben (1762) This wild herh appears to he native to eastern North America as wel1 as to Europe. It was a familiar plant to hrewers, since it was used extensively for clarifying heer. It often took the ...
William Woys Weaver, 2001
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Dictionary of Plant Lore
GROUND ELDER (Aegopodium podagraria) see GOUTWEED GROUND IVY ( Glechoma hederacea) In the past, Welsh milkmaids wore ground ivy when first milking the cows in the pastures (Trevelyan), and according to a story quoted by ...
D.C. Watts, 2007
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The art journal London
The Ground-Ivy (Xepeta glechoma), the subject of our first two illustrations, is so commonly distributed throughout Britain, that there can be but little need of our dwelling at any great length upon a description of it, though, from its habit of trailing ...
‎1870
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The Art Journal
Its English name, ground-ivy, refers to its slight resemblance in mode of growth to the common ivy, the subiect of our fourth and fifth illustrations, though in every other respect they are very dissimilar, the ground-ivy having rounded, or reniform,  ...
‎1870
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The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Magical Plants, ...
Glechoma hederacea Expands your capacity to love □ ground ivy will: Help you see into the future, Open your mind and heart to love □ the plant: The root of the Ground Ivy plant is a perennial, and it has long trailing branches. Ground Ivy has  ...
Susan Gregg, 2013
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The Myrtle and Vine: Or, Complete Vocal Library, Containing ...
Thro' courts and thro' alleys, thro' lanes and thro' streets, And up and down London's great city, ' Whoever the poor little wanderer meets Is sure to know Nell by her ditty. Ground-ivy, ground-ivy, Come buy my ground-ivy. Tho' often bare- footed, ...
Charles Henry Wilson, 1803
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The Complete Guide To Herbal Medicines
Ground ivy In parts of England, people refer to ground ivy as alehoof because it was used in medieval times to flavor and clarify ale. Ground ivy comes from Glechoma hederacea. This plant with kidney-shaped leaves and purple-blue flowers ...
Charles W. Fetrow, Juan R. Avila, 2000
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Natural Growth Inhibitors and Phytohormones in Plants and ...
Decaying ground-ivy leaves (2 g/kg of soil) stimulated growth of downy brome shoots by as much as 770% and radish shoots by as much as 1064%. Downy brome root growth was stimulated up to 25 1 % and radish root growth up to 1354 %.
V. Kefeli, M.V. Kalevitch, Bruno Borsari, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GROUND IVY»

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Crabgrass, slugs and sweet corn
... extremely lush, very green combination of crabgrass, white clover, wild thyme, moneywort, ground ivy, yellow nutsedge, dandelions, plantain ... «Catskill Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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BOB BEYFUSS: Crabgrass, slugs and sweet corn
... extremely lush, very green combination of crabgrass, white clover, wild thyme, moneywort, ground ivy, yellow nutsedge, dandelions, plantain ... «The Daily Freeman, Jul 15»
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Allegheny County park rangers develop, lead outdoor education …
“So that was super cool,” Patterson said, referring to Ground Ivy, a bright green leafy plant with purple flowers, along with the hike and the ... «Tribune-Review, Jul 15»
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PLATEAU GARDENING: Herbicide, weed killer basics
... killer like Ortho's WeedBGon that does not hurt mature grass when sprayed on a lawn but will kill dandelions and ground ivy growing there. «Crossville Chronicle, Jul 15»
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Pretty, invasive
Creeping jenny (a.k.a. bindweed) and creeping charlie (a.k.a ground ivy) are two other persistent perennial weeds that require repeated ... «Mason City Globe Gazette, Jul 15»
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GREENHORN TO GARDENER: Cultivation takes patience
“That's ragweed, that's ground ivy.” I don't know how she knows all their names. I can't imagine having that kind of memory — it's like speaking ... «TheChronicleHerald.ca, Jun 15»
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FMC introduces new herbicide formulation to control weeds
Solitare controls goose grass, ground ivy, chickweed, closer, spurge and many other troublesome weeds, and it may be used on seeded, ... «Crop Protection News, Jun 15»
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FMC introduces new Solitare WSL formulation
Solitare controls goosegrass, ground ivy, chickweed, closer, spurge and many other troublesome weeds. It may be used on seeded, sodded or ... «Golf Course Industry Magazine, Jun 15»
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Edinbugh Gin offers a taste of the seaside
Edinburgh Gin is giving a wave to summer with its newest product – Seaside Gin. Featuring seaweed, scurvy grass and ground ivy, all the ... «The Drinks Report, Jun 15»
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Seaweed, frankincense, turps: is there anything you can't put in gin?
... Gin Day called Seaside Gin, which contains scurvy grass and ground ivy as well as seaweed, all sourced locally on the Edinburgh coastline. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»

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