from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several plants of the genus Achillea of the composite family, especially A. millefolium, native to Eurasia, having finely dissected foliage and flat corymbs of usually white flower heads. Also called achillea, milfoil.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. any of several pungent Eurasian herbs, of the genus Achillea, used in traditional herbal medicine
- n. The green woodpecker, Picus viridis.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An American and European composite plant (Achillea Millefolium) with very finely dissected leaves and small white corymbed flowers. It has a strong, and somewhat aromatic, odor and taste, and is sometimes used in making beer, or is dried for smoking. Called also milfoil, and nosebleed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The milfoil, Achillea Millefolium. See milfoil, and cut on following page.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. ubiquitous strong-scented mat-forming Eurasian herb of wasteland, hedgerow or pasture having narrow serrate leaves and small usually white florets; widely naturalized in North America
Native perennials such as yarrow and coyote bush were set into a hillside where a stand of eucalyptus had been leveled; Douglas iris and rushes were added to the boggy area where the spring bubbles from below the trunk of a wax myrtle.
In South America the "round-headed hassar" of Guiana, _Callicthys littoralis_, and the "yarrow," a species of the family Esocidæ, although they possess no specially modified respiratory organs, are accustomed to bury themselves in the mud on the subsidence of water in the pools during the dry season. [
Instead, he indulges his weed-mindfulness, enjoying the sight of "cow parsley and primrose in the spring" and "the fat tussocks of yarrow and plantain" in the summer.
For a little skin R and R, I always prepped with loads of Napoleon Complex Skin Renewal Serum and Auto Pilot Pre-Foundation Skin Primer to keep skin nourished and hydrated with ingredients like tri-peptides and yarrow extract.
Brewers Jean-Sebastien Bernier and Anne Marie Lachance balance the beer with local herbs such as gentiane, yarrow root and genepi.
Today, it teems with locals and tourists, who take in this richly articulated sequence of outdoor rooms, now repopulated with Rodin's sculptures set amid the restored symmetrical paths and planting beds, complete with GrÃ©ber's original use of native plantings, including lavender, thyme and yarrow.
Today, it teems with locals and tourists, who take in this richly articulated sequence of outdoor rooms, now repopulated with Rodin's sculptures set amid the restored symmetrical paths and planting beds, complete with Gréber's original use of native plantings, including lavender, thyme and yarrow.
Australian makeup artist Napoleon Perdis says yarrow extract is used by Australian Aboriginal women to prevent stretch marks, and many other skin issues, thanks to its moisturizing and hydrating properties.
Another plus is yarrow extract, a healing and calming botanical with anti-inflammatory properties.
Similarly, there is an ever-changing panoply of plants along the road where I live - sage, sticky monkey flower, yarrow, succulents and ferns - which has a completely different flavor, a milder, more delicate spice.