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1. Any of various Mediterranean plants of the genus Reseda, including the mignonette, having densely flowered terminal racemes and divided petals.
2. A grayish or dark green to yellow green or light olive.
[New Latin Resēda, genus name, from Latin resēda, a kind of plant used to reduce tumors.]
(Plants) any plant of the European genus Reseda, including mignonette and dyer's rocket, which has small spikes of grey-green flowers
(Colours) of a greyish-green colour; mignonette
[C18: from New Latin, from Latin: heal! from resēdāre to assuage, from re- + sēdāre to soothe; see sedate2]
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|Noun||1.||reseda - any plant of the genus Reseda |
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Reseda - Old World genus of herbs having racemose flowers: mignonette; dyer's rocket
mignonette, Reseda odorata, sweet reseda - Mediterranean woody annual widely cultivated for its dense terminal spikelike clusters greenish or yellowish white flowers having an intense spicy fragrance