/ (ˌdʒɛnʃəˈnɛlə, -ʃɪə-) /
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any of various gentianaceous plants, esp the alpine species Gentiana acaulis, which has showy blue flowers
any of several related plants of the genus Gentianella
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Word Origin for gentianella
C17: from New Latin, literally: a little gentian
Words nearby gentianella
genteel, genteelism, gentian, gentianaceous, gentian blue, gentianella, gentian family, gentian violet, gentile, Gentile da Fabriano, Gentileschi
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How to use gentianella in a sentence
Gentian-blue is a useful word, bringing to mind the piercingly powerful hue of the Gentianella.Wood and Garden|Gertrude Jekyll
"There was a prince on the other side," confessed the Princess Gentianella.
Princess Gentianella danced for joy, in and out of the Prince's bright flower-beds.
That was how the Princess Gentianella was left alone in the most beautiful garden on this side of the sun.
Princess Gentianella gathered up her train with much dignity and turned her back on the Prince.