Definitions

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  • n. The French lavender (Lawandula stachas).
  • n. The goldilocks Chrysocoma linosyris and perhaps other plants related to the genus Gnaphalium or cudweed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The French lavender (Lavandula Stœchas)
  • n. The goldilocks (Chrysocoma Linosyris) and perhaps other plants related to the genus Gnaphalium or cudweed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A corruption of chalcedony.
  • n. The popular name of the plant Lavandula Stœchas, or French lavender.

Etymologies

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Compare Latin cassidonium, French cassidoine. See chalcedony.

Examples

  • The gold-bedropt cassidony, the fern, and sweet woodbine—

    Theocritus

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