gas plant


noun

a plant, Dictamnus albus, of the rue family, native to Eurasia, having clusters of white or reddish flowers and strong-smelling foliage that emits a flammable vapor.

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Also called fraxinella, dittany.
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British Dictionary definitions for gas plant

gas plant

noun

an aromatic white-flowered Eurasian rutaceous plant, Dictamnus albus, that emits a vapour capable of being ignitedAlso called: burning bush, dittany, fraxinella
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