asphodel

asphodel
  n. kind of liliaceous plant; daffodil; Literature, flower of the Elysian fields.
   ♦ bog
   ♦ asphodel, British grass-like moorland plant.

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  • Asphodel — can refer to:Plants: *Members of the Asphodelus genus. * Asphodelus ramosus , asphodel * Asphodelus lutea , the yellow asphodel. * Narthecium americanum , the bog asphodel. * Tofieldia racemosa , the false asphodel.Other: *Asphodel Records… …   Wikipedia

  • Asphodel — As pho*del, n. [L. asphodelus, Gr. ?. See {Daffodil}.] (Bot.) A general name for a plant of the genus {Asphodelus}. The asphodels are hardy perennial plants, several species of which are cultivated for the beauty of their flowers. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asphodel — late 14c., from L. asphodelus, from Gk. asphodelos asphodel, king s spear, of unknown origin (see DAFFODIL (Cf. daffodil)). Taken in poetic use for a mythical deathless flower that overspreads the Elysian meadows. To embathe In nectared lavers… …   Etymology dictionary

  • asphodel — ► NOUN ▪ a plant of the lily family with long, slender leaves and flowers borne on a spike. ORIGIN Greek asphodelos; related to DAFFODIL(Cf. ↑daffodil) …   English terms dictionary

  • asphodel — [as′fə del΄] n. [< ModL < L asphodelus < Gr asphodelos] 1. any of a genus (Asphodeline) of plants of the lily family, having fleshy roots, narrow leaves, and white or yellow, lilylike flowers; esp. the classic flower of death ( A. lutea) …   English World dictionary

  • asphodel — /as feuh del /, n. 1. any of various southern European plants of the genera Asphodelus and Asphodeline, of the lily family, having white, pink, or yellow flowers in elongated clusters. 2. any of various other plants, as the daffodil. [1590 1600;… …   Universalium

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  • Asphodel-Norwood, Ontario — Asphodel Norwood (2006 population 4,247) is a township in central eastern Ontario, Canada in Peterborough County. It is located on the Trent Severn Waterway.According to the 2006 Statistics Canada Census: *Population: 4,247 *% Change (2001 ndash; …   Wikipedia

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