Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of gamopetalous plants, of the order Plambagineæ, type of the tribe Staticeæ.

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  • noun Plants of the genus Limonium having spikes of white or mauve flowers

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  • noun any of various plants of the genus Limonium of temperate salt marshes having spikes of white or mauve flowers

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin staticē, an astringent plant, from Greek statikē, from feminine of statikos, causing to stand, astringent, from statos, standing; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

Examples

  • Limonium sinuatum, popularly known as statice, is generally grown so that it can be cut, and then dried and included in winter decorations.

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  • Limonium sinuatum, popularly known as statice, is generally grown so that it can be cut, and then dried and included in winter decorations.

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

  • Limonium sinuatum, popularly known as statice, is generally grown so that it can be cut, and then dried and included in winter decorations.

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

  • She smelled unpleasantly fruity, like the statice Madda grew in the backyard, straddling the thin line between overripe and rotten.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • She was embarrassed suddenly by the ripe-rotten smell of blue statice, which Madda liked to decorate the house with because the flowers “died so beautifully.”

    Slice Of Cherry

  • She was embarrassed suddenly by the ripe-rotten smell of blue statice, which Madda liked to decorate the house with because the flowers “died so beautifully.”

    Slice Of Cherry

  • She smelled unpleasantly fruity, like the statice Madda grew in the backyard, straddling the thin line between overripe and rotten.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • She was embarrassed suddenly by the ripe-rotten smell of blue statice, which Madda liked to decorate the house with because the flowers “died so beautifully.”

    Slice Of Cherry

  • She smelled unpleasantly fruity, like the statice Madda grew in the backyard, straddling the thin line between overripe and rotten.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • She was embarrassed suddenly by the ripe-rotten smell of blue statice, which Madda liked to decorate the house with because the flowers “died so beautifully.”

    Slice Of Cherry

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