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Synonyms of pyrethrum

Noun


1. pyrethrum, insecticide, insect powder

usage: made of dried flower heads of pyrethrum plants

2. pyrethrum, Dalmatian pyrethrum, Dalmatia pyrethrum, Tanacetum cinerariifolium, Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium, herb, herbaceous plant

usage: white-flowered pyrethrum of Balkan area whose pinnate leaves are white and silky-hairy below; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum

3. painted daisy, pyrethrum, Tanacetum coccineum, Chrysanthemum coccineum, flower

usage: spring-flowering garden perennial of Asiatic origin having finely divided aromatic leaves and white to pink-purple flowers; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum

4. Pyrethrum, genus Pyrethrum, asterid dicot genus

usage: used in former classifications for plants later placed in genus Chrysanthemum and now often included in genus Tanacetum

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