Lavande

Garden with the flourishing lavender

Lavandula angustifolia, Lavandula officinalis 

Synonymes :
True Lavender, Xun Yi Cao
Lavender (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English lavendre, from Anglo-Norman lavendre (French: lavande), from Medieval Latin lavendula, possibly from Latin lividus (bluish), but influenced by lavare (wash) due to use of lavender in washing clothes.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlæv.ən.də/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈlæv.ən.dɚ/

Noun

lavender (countable and uncountable, plural

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