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lawsonia

lawsonia


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lawsonia  \Law*so"ni*a\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  An  Asiatic  and  North  African  shrub  ({Lawsonia  inermis}),  with 
  smooth  oval  leaves,  and  fragrant  white  flowers.  Henna  is 
  prepared  from  the  leaves  and  twigs.  In  England  the  shrub  is 
  called  {Egyptian  privet},  and  in  the  West  Indies,  {Jamaica 
  mignonette}. 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Lawsonia,  MD  (CDP,  FIPS  46100) 
  Location:  37.95750  N,  75.84204  W 
  Population  (1990):  1326  (642  housing  units) 
  Area:  16.5  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water)