Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as henna.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) An oriental shrub (Lawsonia inermis) from which henna is obtained.

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  • noun botany An oriental shrub (Lawsonia inermis) from which henna is obtained.

Etymologies

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Spanish alcana, alhea, from Arabic. See henna and compare alkanet.

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