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  • noun Plural form of nicotiana.

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Examples

  • Tomorrow I'll plant more tomatoes or maybe peppers, egg plants or maybe nicotianas, who knows.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Tomorrow I'll plant more tomatoes or maybe peppers, egg plants or maybe nicotianas, who knows.

    Guerrilla gardening

  • A few bursts of flowers— nicotianas, wild aster, and marigolds beckon the slow, more-bumbly-than-ever bees.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • A few bursts of flowers— nicotianas, wild aster, and marigolds beckon the slow, more-bumbly-than-ever bees.

    Late October

  • Very excellent subjects are sunflowers, the large-growing nicotianas, castor beans, large varieties of Indian corn, and plants of like growth.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • Good plants for such use are: sunflower and castor bean for the back rows; zinnias for bright effects in the scarlets and lilacs; African marigolds for brilliant yellows; nicotianas for whites.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • The two friends sat in 'Bias's summerhouse, the scent of their tobacco mingling, while they discoursed, with the fragrance of late roses, nicotianas, lemon verbenas.

    Hocken and Hunken

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