Definition of fraxinella in English:


Syllabification: frax·i·nel·la
Pronunciation: /ˌfraksəˈnelə


  • another term for gas plant.
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    • In the evening before the holiday people suffering from diseases go to places where fraxinella is known to grow.
    • Virginia especially delighted in what had become an annual June event: taking lighted candles at night into the garden to light the fraxinella, commonly called the gasplant.


mid 17th century: modern Latin (former specific epithet), diminutive of Latin fraxinus 'ash tree' (because of its leaves, thought to resemble those of the ash).

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