Definition of sweet sultan in English:

sweet sultan

Syllabification: sweet sul·tan

noun

  • A Near Eastern plant of the daisy family, with sweet-scented flowers, slender stems, and narrow gray-green leaves, cultivated for garden plantings.
    • Centaurea moschata, family Compositae
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    • Books from the 1930's and 40's depict expansive annual gardens, heavy with hollyhocks, nasturtiums, larkspur, sweet sultans and anchusas.
    • Wreaths of phlox decorated each side mixed with candy tuft and sweet sultans.
    • It somewhat resemble tiny sweet sultans or bachelor's buttons; but it is a rude, stocky, useless weed, with a stout, hard stem which cumbers the ground.

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