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Meaning of "hyssop" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HYSSOP

Old English ysope, from Latin hyssōpus, from Greek hussōpos, of Semitic origin; compare Hebrew ēzōv.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HYSSOP

hyssop  [ˈhɪsəp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HYSSOP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hyssop 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 HYSSOP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hyssop

Hyssopus officinalis

Hyssopus officinalis, hyssop is a herbaceous plant of the genus Hyssopus native to Southern Europe, the Middle East, and the region surrounding the Caspian Sea. Due to its properties as an antiseptic, cough reliever, and expectorant, it is commonly used as an aromatic herb and medicinal plant.

Definition of hyssop in the English dictionary

The first definition of hyssop in the dictionary is a widely cultivated Asian plant, Hyssopus officinalis, with spikes of small blue flowers and aromatic leaves, used as a condiment and in perfumery and folk medicine: family Lamiaceae. Other definition of hyssop is any of several similar or related plants such as the hedge hyssop. Hyssop is also a Biblical plant, used for sprinkling in the ritual practices of the Hebrews.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HYSSOP


catsup
ˈkætsəp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HYSSOP

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WORDS THAT END LIKE HYSSOP

Aesop
crop
desktop
develop
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hedge hyssop
hip-hop
hoop
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laptop
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milksop
over the top
over-the-top
sop
soursop
sweetsop
sysop
winesop
Worksop

Synonyms and antonyms of hyssop in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hyssop» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HYSSOP

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

Translator English - Chinese

牛膝草
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hisopo
570 millions of speakers

English

hyssop
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हीस्सोप
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الزوفا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

иссоп
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hissopo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সুগনি্ধ লতাবিশেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hysope
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hyssop
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ysop
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ヒソップ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

우슬초
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hyssop
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giống hoa bài
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஈசோப்பையும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक काटेरी कुत्रा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çördük
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

issopo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

hyzop
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

иссоп
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

isop
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ύσσωπος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hisop
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

isop
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

isop
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hyssop

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HYSSOP»

The term «hyssop» is regularly used and occupies the 106.644 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HYSSOP» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «hyssop» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «hyssop» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HYSSOP»

Discover the use of hyssop in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hyssop and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hyssop
Red's stories center around several constants: his impoverished life as a guilelessly honest thief and grifter in Las Almas, New Mexico; his love for Recita Holguin; and, the miracle story dearest to him, his seventy-two-year friendship ...
Kevin McIlvoy, 2012
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Hyssop: A Novel (1916)
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
Michael T. H. Sadler, 2010
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New Scientist
THOMPSON AND MORGAN of Ipswich, in its seed catalogue, offers "Hyssopus ( Hyssop) 18 in. Hardy Perennial. Pink, blue and occasional white flowered, fragrant leaved form of the old monastery herb." The herb, which is one of those ...
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Aesop and Hyssop: Being Fables Adapted and Original with the ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
William Ellery Leonard, 2012
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Edible & Medicinal Flowers
HYSSOP Hyssopus officinalis Native to southern Europe, hyssop is a lovely, free- growing perennial that is a tough yet persistent roadside weed, particularly in the Balkans and Turkey. It loves sunny places and does well in barren, poor soil, ...
‎2000
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North American Cornucopia: Top 100 Indigenous Food Plants
Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae; mint family) NAMeS Scientific name: Agastachefoeniculum (Pursh) Kuntze • True to its name, anise hyssop is anise- scented (anise is the culinary herb Pimpinella anisum L.). It acquired the “hyssop” part of its ...
Ernest Small, 2013
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Herbal Medicine Past and Present: A reference guide to ...
hedge hyssop (local name). Asteraceae (Compositae) The long history of " biblical hyssop," as Mr. Bass calls it, is confused by the many plants named hyssop or hedge hyssop. The best known, however, is Hyssopus qfficinalis, an aromatic ...
J. K. Crellin, A. L. Tommie Bass, 1990
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge
At the present day, in Dalmatia, it is supposed to possess several healing properties, while on the other hand, the Norwegians consider it a poison. THE HYSSOP. The hyssop of the Sacred Scriptures has opened a wide field for conjecture, but ...
‎1837
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60 Days That Shook the World: The Last Days of Jesus Christ
Numbers 19:17–18: And for an unclean person they shall take of the ashes of the burnt heifer of purification for sin, and running water shall be put thereto in a vessel: And a clean person shall take hyssop, and dip it in the water, and sprinkle it ...
Roy G. Pittman, 2008
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Herbal Simples Approved For Modern Uses of Cure
Hence it is alluded to in this sense scripturally: "Purge me with Hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow" (Psalm li. 7). Solomon wrote "of all trees, from the Cedar in Lebanon to the Hyssop that springeth out of the ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HYSSOP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hyssop is used in the context of the following news items.
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Herbs A-Z: 'N'ow in your garden herbs | WWLP.com
Bee Balm, Black-eyed Susan & Hyssop: Put seeds of each of these in organic potting mix. Keep moist & in sunny spot, inside. Ready to plant ... «wwlp.com, Jul 15»
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As chefs swap, a culinary star lands on Lummi | The Seattle Times
Seared spot prawn, black gooseberry and anise hyssop. (Ellen M. (Ellen. Guests in the Willows Inn dining room for chef Daniel Patterson's ... «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
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The high priest of good things to come - Union Daily Times …
... and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book, and all the people, 20 Saying, This is the blood of the testament which God hath enjoined unto you. «Union Daily Times, Jul 15»
4
Check out the flowerbed for a twist on fresh-grown food
Edible flowers include anise hyssop, apple blossom, chrysanthemum, daylily, dianthus, scented geranium, impatiens, johnny jumpups, ... «Herald & Review, Jul 15»
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First Look: Ericka Burke Opens Chop Shop Cafe & Bar in …
... over to run the dessert program, which elevates homey favorites (cherry pie) with creative twists (a housemade anise hyssop ice cream). «Zagat, Jul 15»
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Polished Carpe Diem rises from the ruins - Napa Valley Register
The chef said his crew has been helping prepare drink ingredients like a fresh peach syrup and a strawberry/anise hyssop. Carpe Diem is also ... «Napa Valley Register, Jul 15»
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Our High Priest, According To The Order Of Melchizedek
... with water, scarlet wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book itself and all the people, saying, “This is The Blood of The Covenant which ... «Christian Post, Jul 15»
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Going Green Prompts New Partnerships With Breweries
Mad House Vinegar is in the early stages of making artisan vinegar in flavors like blackberry, spice bushberry and anise hyssop and strawberry ... «WVXU, Jul 15»
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Gardens will explode with color
... Asiatic lilies, anise hyssop, cosmos, monarda, bachelor buttons, butterfly weed, globe thistle to zinnias give the gardens a rainbow of colors. «Albert Lea Tribune, Jul 15»
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This long-shunned perennial adds bold colour and scent to summer …
Agastache, or giant hyssop, was once a plant completely ignored by gardeners. It was just too wild and woolly in both texture and behaviour. «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»

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