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Meaning of "valerian" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD VALERIAN

Via Old French from Medieval Latin valeriana ( herba) (herb) of Valerius, unexplained Latin personal name.
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PRONUNCIATION OF VALERIAN

valerian  [vəˈlɛərɪən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VALERIAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Valerian 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 VALERIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Valerian

Valerian may refer to: in plants: ▪ Valerian, a medicinal plant, Valeriana officinalis ▪ Other plants in the genus ValerianaCentranthus, a genus containing plants closely related to Valeriana in persons: ▪ Valerian, and persons with it ▪ Valerian, Roman emperor from 253 to 259 ▪ Valerian of Abbenza, bishop of Abbenza ▪ Saints Tiburtius, Valerian and Maximus, Christian martyrs ▪ An Archbishop of Aquileia, 369–388 ▪ A bishop of the Ancient Diocese of Auxerre in other uses: ▪ Valérian and Laureline, a comics series ▪ Gary Numan, a musician ▪ A race in the Star Trek universe, see Dramatis Personae...

Definition of valerian in the English dictionary

The definition of valerian in the dictionary is Also called: allheal. any of various Eurasian valerianaceous plants of the genus Valeriana, esp V. officinalis, having small white or pinkish flowers and a medicinal root. Other definition of valerian is a sedative drug made from the dried roots of V. officinalis.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VALERIAN


aularian
ɔːˈlɛərɪən
Bulgarian
bʌlˈɡɛərɪən
epistolarian
ɪˌpɪstəˈlɛərɪən
filarian
fɪˈlɛərɪən
fustilarian
ˌfʌstɪˈlɛərɪən
humanitarian
hjuːˌmænɪˈtɛərɪən
Hungarian
hʌŋˈɡɛərɪən
jubilarian
ˌdʒuːbɪˈlɛərɪən
librarian
laɪˈbrɛərɪən
malarian
məˈlɛərɪən
Marian
ˈmɛərɪən
plumularian
ˌpluːmjʊˈlɛərɪən
procellarian
ˌprɒsəˈlɛərɪən
radiolarian
ˌreɪdɪəʊˈlɛərɪən
sertularian
ˌsɜːtjʊˈlɛərɪən
sigillarian
ˌsɪdʒɪˈlɛərɪən
tubularian
ˌtjuːbjʊˈlɛərɪən
turbellarian
ˌtɜːbɪˈlɛərɪən
vegetarian
ˌvɛdʒɪˈtɛərɪən
vocabularian
vəˌkæbjʊˈlɛərɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VALERIAN

valerate
valerianaceous
valeric
valeric acid
valet
valet de chambre
valet parking
valet service
valeta
valete
valets de chambre

WORDS THAT END LIKE VALERIAN

Adlerian
Algerian
bacterian
Brian
Cancerian
Celtiberian
Cimmerian
eutherian
Hanoverian
Hesperian
Iberian
Liberian
Mousterian
Nigerian
Pierian
presbyterian
Siberian
Sumerian
therian
trans-Siberian
Wagnerian

Synonyms and antonyms of valerian in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «valerian» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VALERIAN

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

Translator English - Chinese

缬草
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

valeriana
570 millions of speakers

English

valerian
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

valerian
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

حشيشة الهر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

валерианы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

valeriana
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সর্বরোগহর গুল্মবিশেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

valériane
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Valerian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Baldrian
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カノコソウ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

발레리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Valerian
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cây nư lang hoa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வலேரியன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

व्हॅरीअरी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kediotu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

valeriana
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

waleriana
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

валеріани
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Valerian
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βαλεριάνα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

valeriaan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

valeriana
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vendelrot
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of valerian

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VALERIAN»

The term «valerian» is quite widely used and occupies the 43.890 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 valerian

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VALERIAN»

Discover the use of valerian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to valerian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Valerian: The Genus Valeriana
This book will be of interest to all those concerned with the study and use of medicinal and aromatic plants and provides a comprehensive and contemporary overview of the status of this particular genus.
Peter Houghton, 1997
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Perennial All-Stars: The 150 Best Perennials for ...
Red valerian bears dense clusters of red florets at the top of sturdy, branching stems. The plant forms a bushy clump of handsome gray- to blue- green foliage. appreciate a drink. Water it in the morning, as its leaves can develop mildew if they ...
Jeff Cox, 2002
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Valerian: The Relaxing and Sleep Herb
The history and uses of this herb that is highly beneficial for nervous system and sleep disorders.
Christopher Hobbs, 1993
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India's First Cardinal: Highlights in the Life of Valerian ...
Biography of Valerian Cardinal Gracias, b. 1900, of the Roman Catholic Church of India; includes contributed articles.
Bento S. De Souza, 1971
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The Essential Writings of B.R. Ambedkar
This Selection Brings Together The Most Powerful And Enduring Words Of A Man Who Touched The Conscience Of India And Draws From Ambedkar`S Major Works Including Speeches, Letters And Memoranda.
B. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, Valerian Rodrigues, 2004
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Natural Medications for Psychiatric Disorders: Considering ...
valerian-hops extract combination (Ze 91019, 500 mg valerian, and 120 mg hops ). The valerian-hops extract was significantly superior to placebo and single valerian extract in reducing the sleep latency. The authors therefore recommended ...
David Mischoulon, Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, 2008
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Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs
VALERIAN faleriana qfficinalis Valerianaceae Valerian The Pied Piper of Hamelin may have used more than music in Ijaring the rats out of town. Legend suggests that he also employed valerian, an herb known to both intoxicate cats and ...
Claire Kowalchik, William H. Hylton, 1998
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Taylor's 50 Best Herbs and Edible Flowers: Easy Plants for ...
Gardeners enjoy the sweet fragrance of valerian's pink, white, or lavender flowers . Valerian's aromatic roots drive felines wild but have a sedative effect on people. Oil extracted from valerian roots is used to season tobacco and add flavor to ...
Houghton Mifflin Company, Frances Tenenbaum, 1999
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Botanical Medicine in Clinical Practice
Sample size and Design (number First author (year) characteristics nights valerian) Daily dose Outcome measures Results Withdrawal and adverse events Balderer (1985) n =10, healthy PDB, RCT, C/() (a) Aqueous valerian extract PSG, EEG ...
Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy, 2008
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Plants of British Columbia: Scientific and Common Names of ...
... valerian, capitate — » capitate valerian valerian, common — » common valerian valerian, edible — » edible valerian valerian, marsh — » marsh valerian valerian, northern — » northern valerian valerian, Scouler's — » Scouler's valerian ...
Hong Qian, K. Klinka, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VALERIAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term valerian is used in the context of the following news items.
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Luc Besson Talks Sci-Fi Epic 'Valerian' At Comic-Con, Confuses …
Valerian” reflects a jaw-dropping risk. Aside from the budget, Mr. Besson has cast two stars (Cara Delevingne and Dane DeHaan) without much marquee value. «UPROXX, Jul 15»
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ArtsBeat | Luc Besson Talks About a Risky New Film, 'Valerian and …
Valerian” reflects a jaw-dropping risk. Aside from the budget, Mr. Besson has cast two stars (Cara Delevingne and Dane DeHaan) without much marquee value. «New York Times, Jul 15»
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Comic-Con: Luc Besson Talks 'Valerian,' Says 'Avatar' Inspired Him …
“The Fifth Element is a short film compared to this,” declared filmmaker Luc Besson, talking about his latest movie project, Valerian. Besson, the French ... «Hollywood Reporter, Jul 15»
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The Story Behind 'Valerian,' the Most Important Sci-Fi Comic …
Valerian, the comic strip serving as the basis for Luc Besson's forthcoming 2017 movie of the same name, is far from being well known in the United States, ... «Hollywood Reporter, Jul 15»
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Listen: Kelpe Shares 'Valerian'
The latest, 'Valerian', is online now. Kelpe: "I wanted to combine the type of chord progressions and melodies I'm known for with much faster skippy kind of ... «Clash Magazine, Jun 15»
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Teary TCS tribute to Valerian Joannes who perished in Sabah quake
KUCHING: A tribute concert for the late Valerian Joannes, one of the victims of the Mt Kinabalu earthquake on June 5 in Sabah, moved the audience to tears at ... «The Borneo Post, Jun 15»
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Time to tackle the menace of red valerian
ISN'T it time that red valerian was put on the invasive weed register so that it can be controlled? It is in full flower at the moment and will soon be seeding all over ... «Cotswold Journal, Jun 15»
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Malaysian guide killed in Sabah quake was leading Singaporean …
KOTA KINABALU: Mr Valerian Joannes was supposed to get married in November. But his life was cut short when an earthquake struck Sabah on Friday ... «Channel News Asia, Jun 15»
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Luc Besson's 'Valerian' Live-Action Film Gets 2017 Release Date
Luc Besson, a French director, writer and producer, is working on his next film, a live-action adaptation of the French graphic novel "Valerian and the City of a ... «Christian Post, May 15»
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Luc Besson's 'Valerian' Set for July 21, 2017
Besson announced last week that DeHaan and Delevingne will play the time-traveling Valerian and his sidekick Laureline. Besson will write and direct, while ... «Variety, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Valerian [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/valerian>. Oct 2019 ».
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