mignonette (sense )
Origin of resedaModern Latin ; from L, a plant ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps , but said (by Pliny) to be origin, originally imperative of resedare, to allay, used in a charm accompanying its medicinal use
- Any of various Mediterranean plants of the genus Reseda, including the mignonette, having densely flowered terminal racemes and divided petals.
- A grayish or dark green to yellow green or light olive.
Origin of resedaNew Latin Res&emacron;da, genus name, from Latin res&emacron;da, a kind of plant used to reduce tumors.