What does celandine mean?

Definitions for celandine
ˈsɛl ənˌdaɪn, -ˌdincelandine

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word celandine.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jewelweed, lady's earrings, orange balsam, celandine, touch-me-not, Impatiens capensis(noun)

    North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil

  2. celandine, greater celandine, swallowwort, swallow wort, Chelidonium majus(noun)

    perennial herb with branched woody stock and bright yellow flowers


  1. celandine(Noun)

    Either of two unrelated flowering plants:

Webster Dictionary

  1. Celandine(noun)

    a perennial herbaceous plant (Chelidonium majus) of the poppy family, with yellow flowers. It is used as a medicine in jaundice, etc., and its acrid saffron-colored juice is used to cure warts and the itch; -- called also greater celandine and swallowwort

  2. Origin: [OE. celidoine, OF. celidoine, F. chlidoine, fr. L. chelidonia (sc. herba), fr. chelidonius pertaining to the swallow, Gr. chelido`nios, fr. chelidw`n the swallow, akin to L. hirundo a swallow.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Celandine

    sel′an-dīn, n. swallow-wort, the popular name (and corruption) of Chelidonium majus, a perennial papaveraceous (poppy) herb, so named because it was supposed to flower when the swallows appeared, and to perish when they departed. [O. Fr. celidoine—Gr. chelidonionchelidōn, a swallow.]

Anagrams for celandine »

  1. decennial, line dance

  2. Decennial

  3. Line dance


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of celandine in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of celandine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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Translations for celandine

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • SchöllkrautGerman
  • чистоте́л, лю́тик весе́нний, чистя́кRussian

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