What does hyssop mean?

Definitions for hyssopˈhɪs əp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hyssop, Hyssopus officinalis(noun)

    a European mint with aromatic and pungent leaves used in perfumery and as a seasoning in cookery; often cultivated as a remedy for bruises; yields hyssop oil

  2. hyssop(noun)

    bitter leaves used sparingly in salads; dried flowers used in soups and tisanes


  1. hyssop(Noun)

    Any of several aromatic bushy herbs, of the genus Hyssopus, native to Southern Europe and once used medicinally

  2. hyssop(Noun)

    Any of several similar plants

  3. hyssop(Noun)

    The sage brush

  4. Origin: From ὕσσωπος, of origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hyssop(noun)

    a plant (Hyssopus officinalis). The leaves have an aromatic smell, and a warm, pungent taste

  2. Origin: [OE. hysope, ysope, OF. ysope, F. hysope, hyssope, L. hysopum, hyssopum, hyssopus, Gr. , , an aromatic plant, fr. Heb. sov.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hyssop

    his′up, n. an aromatic plant. [Fr.,—L. hyssopum—Gr. hyssōpos—Heb. ēzōph.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hyssop in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hyssop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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