reseda


reseda
/ri see"deuh/, n.
1. a grayish green.
adj.
2. grayish green, like the flowers of the mignonette.
[1745-55 as name of plant genus including mignonette; 1870-75 for current senses; < NL: genus name, L reseda (according to Pliny, lit., heal! (impv. of resedare to heal, assuage), referring to the plant's use in treating tumors)]

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Universalium. 2010.