Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A subgenus of plants, of the large genus Lippia, which contains the commonly known lemon verbena (L. citriodora).

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Examples

  • He admits the intemperance and shrewishness of the mother; characterizes Josepha as lazy and vulgar; calls Aloysia a malicious person and coquette; dismisses the youngest, Sophie, as too young to be anything but simply a good though thoughtless creature.

    The Loves of Great Composers

  • Josepha as lazy and vulgar; calls Aloysia a malicious person and coquette; dismisses the youngest, Sophie, as too young to be anything but simply a good though thoughtless creature.

    The Loves of Great Composers

  • Lemon verbena Aloysia triphylla/Lippia citriodora/Verbena citriodora is one of the most uplifting and beautiful perfumes in the world in my mind, a scent I grew up with and always feel like home when I smell it.

    Herbal Tea Notes

  • Lemon verbena Aloysia triphylla/Lippia citriodora/Verbena citriodora is one of the most uplifting and beautiful perfumes in the world in my mind, a scent I grew up with and always feel like home when I smell it.

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  • The most important of these plants include: mesquite, various species of acacia including Acacia smallii and A. tortuosa, desert hackberry, javelina bush, cenizo (sometimes called purple sage), common bee-brush or white brush (Aloysia wrightii), Texas prickly pear, and tasajillo or desert Christmas cactus.

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  • The most common shrubs were probably chaparro (Zizyphus obtusifolia) and jazmincillo (Aloysia gratissima).

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  • Lemon Verbena Lemon verbena is a South American plant, Aloysia triphylla, a relative of Mexican oregano.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Lemon Verbena Lemon verbena is a South American plant, Aloysia triphylla, a relative of Mexican oregano.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Cymbopogon citratus lemon verbena, Aloysia triphylla lentil.

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  • In a convulsive effort to utter the loved name of Aloysia, the vision passed away, and she found herself in the dark church and on the cold flags, weeping away the overflow of a heart too full of joy.

    Alvira, the Heroine of Vesuvius

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