1. [ noun ] (biology,botany) genus of herbs with flowers that resemble gentian; in some classifications included in genus Gentiana
Synonyms: genus_Gentianella
Related terms: dicot_genus Gentianaceae felwort agueweed
2. [ noun ] (botany) low-growing alpine plant cultivated for its dark glossy green leaves in basal rosettes and showy solitary bell-shaped blue flowers
Synonyms: Gentiana_acaulis
Related terms: gentian
Similar spelling:   Gentiana