Galega

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Galega small genus of Eurasian herbs: goat's rue
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n galega A genus of tall perennial leguminous herbs, with racemes of blue or white flowers and linear cylindrical pods. There are 3 or 4 species, of southern Europe and western Asia. The goat's-rue, G. officinalis, was formerly used in medicine as a diaphoretic and stimulant, and is occasionally found in gardens.
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Usage

In literature:

Galega persica liliacina, 110.
"Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers" by John Wood
They were not a powerful people like the Gaikas and Galegas and Basutos.
"The Curse of Carne's Hold" by G. A. Henty
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