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Veronica

veronica

1. A portrait or representation of the face of our Savior on the alleged handkerchief of saint Veronica, preserved at Rome; hence, a representation of this portrait, or any similar representation of the face of the Savior. Formerly called also Vernacle, and Vernicle.

2. (Science: botany) A genus scrophulariaceous plants; the speedwell. See Speedwell.

Several herbaceous species are common in both Europe and America, most of which have small blue flowers. A few shrubby species from new Zealand are sometimes found in cultivation.

Origin: LL.; so called from Veronica, a woman who, according to an old legend, as Christ was carrying the cross, wiped his face with a cloth, which received an impression of his countenance; Veronica is fr. MGr, fr. Macedonian, for Gr, literally, carrying off victory, victorious.


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Re: Small blue flowers

it can be VERONICA 'Bergen Blue', sometimes i use them:) check http://www.florela.co.uk

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by Ela
Sun Dec 13, 2009 4:59 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Small blue flowers
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The Fiber Disease

... post it on my site too? unknownskindisease.com Got to the first page and hit the link to the forum. Randy PS Thank you for the compliment. Tell Veronica thanks too and HI!

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by RANDY
Thu Apr 20, 2006 5:03 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

Hello Randy, I'm Carrie. I've heard about you from my dear friend Veronica...she's said very nice things about you. Are you familiar with flukes? I'm going to post this link here. I have been working on dissecting this article but haven't completed it yet. ...

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by carriescamp
Thu Apr 20, 2006 4:47 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... are "an 'umbrella' tax deductible Foundation that houses and facilitates many organization's funding" according to the Martin's website. Veronica Flagge, "who is monitoring the donations" said she "was not told about losing any clinic license" but that Martin had not ...

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by Linn
Sun Apr 16, 2006 9:55 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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