Alexander

Primary Meanings of Alexander

1.
n
king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC)
2.
n
European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb
Full Definitions of Alexander
1

n king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC)

Synonyms:
Alexander the Great
Example of:
conqueror, vanquisher
someone who is victorious by force of arms
2

n European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb

Synonyms:
Alexanders, Smyrnium olusatrum, black lovage, horse parsley
Type of:
herb, herbaceous plant
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

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