A Dictionary of the English Language
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Lady-bedstraw

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La'dy-bedstraw. n.s. [Gallium.] It is a plant of the stellate kind; the leaves are neither rough nor knappy, and produced at the joints of the stalks, five or six in number, in a radiant form: the flower consists of one leaf, expanded toward the upper part, and divided into several segments; each of these flowers is succeeded by two dry seeds. Miller

Sources: Miller, Philip (58)

Attributes: Latin (690) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Lady-bedstraw." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 15, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=13868.


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