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Meaning of "yarrow" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD YARROW

Old English gearwe; related to Old High German garwa, Dutch gerwe.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF YARROW

yarrow  [ˈjærəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF YARROW

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Yarrow 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 YARROW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

yarrow

Achillea millefolium

Achillea millefolium, known commonly as yarrow /ˈjæroʊ/ or common yarrow, is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere in Asia, Europe, and North America. In New Mexico and southern Colorado, it is called plumajillo from its leaf shape and texture. In antiquity, yarrow was known as herbal militaris, for its use in staunching the flow of blood from wounds. Other common names for this species include gordaldo, nosebleed plant, old man's pepper, devil's nettle, sanguinary, milfoil, soldier's woundwort, thousand-leaf, and thousand-seal.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH YARROW


arrow
ˈærəʊ
barro
ˈbærəʊ
barrow
ˈbærəʊ
Caro
ˈkærəʊ
farrow
ˈfærəʊ
handbarrow
ˈhændˌbærəʊ
harrow
ˈhærəʊ
hurlbarrow
ˈhɜːlˌbærəʊ
Jarrow
ˈdʒærəʊ
marrow
ˈmærəʊ
narrow
ˈnærəʊ
restharrow
ˈrɛstˌhærəʊ
sparrow
ˈspærəʊ
straight-arrow
streɪt ˈærəʊ
tarot
ˈtærəʊ
tarrow
ˈtærəʊ
Varro
ˈværəʊ
wheelbarrow
ˈwiːlˌbærəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE YARROW

yardwork
yare
yarer
yarest
yarfa
yark
Yarkand
Yarmouth
yarmulke
yarn
yarn-dyed
yarner
Yaroslavl
yarpha
yarr
Yarra River
yarraman
yarramen
yarran
yashmac

WORDS THAT END LIKE YARROW

bone marrow
bow and arrow
brake harrow
broad arrow
Cape sparrow
chipping sparrow
cock sparrow
Cupid´s arrow
disc harrow
drag harrow
English sparrow
flight arrow
hedge sparrow
house sparrow
Java sparrow
song sparrow
straight and narrow
straight arrow
tomorrow
tree sparrow
vegetable marrow

Synonyms and antonyms of yarrow in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «yarrow» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF YARROW

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

Translator English - Chinese

蓍草
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

milenrama
570 millions of speakers

English

yarrow
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक प्रकार का पौधा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يارو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тысячелистника
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

yarrow
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উগ্রগন্ধ ফুল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

achillée
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Yarrow
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schafgarbe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ノコギリソウ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

톱풀
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Yarrow
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cỏ thi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யாரோ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक बारमाही झुडूप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

civanperçemi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

millefoglie
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

krwawnik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

деревію
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

coada soricelului
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αχίλλεια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

duisendblad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rölleka
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ryllik
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of yarrow

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «YARROW»

The term «yarrow» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.209 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «YARROW» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YARROW»

Discover the use of yarrow in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to yarrow and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Yarrow
Modern classic of urban myth and magic.
Charles de Lint, 1997
2
Privatization: An Economic Analysis
Privatisation.
John Vickers, George K. Yarrow, 1988
3
From Slave Ship to Harvard: Yarrow Mamout and the History of ...
Reveals the life and history of Yarrow Mamout and the subsequent generations of his family, linking their lives to the changing American landscape.
James H. Johnston, 2012
4
Gen BuY: How Tweens, Teens and Twenty-Somethings Are ...
This book tells you how to make them better." —Ben Stein, economist, actor, and New York Times columnist "This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to appeal to the most powerful consumers of all time.
Kit Yarrow, Jayne O'Donnell, 2009
5
Puff, the Magic Dragon
The adventures of a boy and his dragon friend are recounted in this classic song from the 1960s.
Peter Yarrow, Lenny Lipton, 2007
6
Squash: Steps to Success
"Squash: Steps to Success" will teach you the skills and strategies you need in order to play and win.
Philip Yarrow, Aidan Harrison, 2009
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Indian Theatre: Theatre of Origin, Theatre of Freedom
Locating Indian theatre as a major site of reappraisal and renewal both in India and in the world of performance, this book presents both a picture of traditional and contemporary theatre in India and an examination of its processes and ...
Ralph Yarrow, 2012
8
The Peter Yarrow Songbook: sleepytime songs
"Snuggle down sleepy and warm with this soothing collection of beloved lullabies"--P. [4] of cover.
‎2008
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1,001 Ways to Save the Earth
Cutting-edge ideas for supporting alternative energy and reducing consumption will inspire veteran recyclers. Plus, the book itself is printed with vegetable-based inks on paper from sustainably managed forests.
Joanna Yarrow, 2007
10
Yarrow: Its Poets and Poetry
This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series.
R. Borland, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YARROW»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term yarrow is used in the context of the following news items.
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Newport Folk Marks 50th Anniversary of Dylan Going Electric
Peter Yarrow of the folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, who introduced Dylan that night, agrees Dylan was a poet pursuing his artistic vision. But he says Dylan's ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
2
The UK leads the world as an education exporter – and it can do …
by Alan Yarrow. 18 May 2015 3:28am. Anything which supports young professionals accessing high-quality accreditation is a positive step forward (Source: ... «City A.M., May 15»
3
Fire rips through Yarrow Valley hotel
Emergency services were called to the blaze at the Gordon Arms in the Yarrow Valley at 2pm on Tuesday 12th May. A number of people including one of the ... «ITV News, May 15»
4
Vail to manage Park City's Yarrow hotel
The resort will manage The Yarrow Resort Hotel & Conference Center, at the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Park Avenue. A longtime landmark on Park ... «Salt Lake Tribune, Apr 15»
5
Man charged over Yarrow robbery
The incident happened on the evening of Wednesday 18th March in the Yarrow Valley area when a man threatened an 80-year-old woman in her home. «ITV News, Mar 15»
6
Youth correctional facilities in Saskatoon and Yorkton shutting down
The provincial government is closing two youth correctional facilities in Saskatoon and Yorkton. The Yarrow Youth Farm, located just outside the city of ... «CBC.ca, Jan 15»
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Folk singer Peter Yarrow to join Newtown children in concert
In this July 20, 2014, AP file photo, Singer-songwriter Peter Yarrow of the 1960's era musical trio "Peter Paul and Mary" waves the crowd during a memorial ... «TheDay.com, Nov 14»
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Folk legend Peter Yarrow brings 'Peter Paul and Mary' to New …
"We knew that music could make a better world," Yarrow said in a phone interview before his appearance at the New Orleans Book Festival on Saturday (Nov. «The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com, Nov 14»
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For City's new Lord Mayor Alan Yarrow charity starts at home
Newly sworn in Lord Mayor of the City of London Alan Yarrow has had a big weekend. There have been golden carriages, Masai dancers, mechanical fish and ... «CITY A.M., Nov 14»
10
Liz Hurley loses her latest multi-millionaire ex-banker David Yarrow
Liz Hurley is single once more after splitting from her latest beau, multi-millionaire former banker – and close friend of the Royals – David Yarrow. «Daily Mail, Oct 14»

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