French lavender

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n French lavender shrubby greyish lavender of southwestern Europe having usually reddish-purple flowers
    • n French lavender Mediterranean plant with pale purple flowers that yields spike lavender oil
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Usage

In literature:

For this purpose otto of French lavender, or otto of bergamot, answers very well.
"The Art of Perfumery" by G. W. Septimus Piesse
Down into this little world of periwigs and lavender came the French Revolution.
"A Short History of Italy" by Henry Dwight Sedgwick
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In news:

Rue de Jean's offerings include Saucisse de Toulouse, lavender-cured foie gras, duck rillettes, house-smoked salmon, and country French pâté with pistachios.
You won't find lavender-sprigged ruffles or painted pine settees at this French house.
French lavender and jade plant (curl enhancers).
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