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Množina reči lavender je lavenders.
Prevedi lavender na: francuski · nemački
ETYM Old Eng. lavendre, French lavande, Italian lavanda lavender, a washing, from Latin lavare to wash; cf. Italian lsavendola, Late Lat. lavendula. So called because it was used in bathing and washing. Related to Lave. to wash, and cf. Lavender.
Any of various Old World aromatic shrubs or subshrubs with usually mauve or blue flowers; widely cultivated.
Sweet-smelling herb, genus Lavandula, of the mint family Labiatae, native to W Mediterranean countries. The bushy low-growing L. angustifolia has long, narrow, erect leaves of a silver-green color. The flowers, borne on a terminal spike, vary in color from lilac to deep purple and are covered with small fragrant oil glands. The oil is extensively used in pharmacy and the manufacture of perfumes.