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Noun: Alexander  ,a-lig'zãn-du(r)
  1. European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb
    - Alexanders, black lovage, horse parsley, Smyrnium olusatrum
     
  2. King of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC)
    - Alexander the Great

Derived forms: Alexanders

Type of: conqueror, herb, herbaceous plant, vanquisher

Part of: genus Smyrnium, Smyrnium

Encyclopedia: Alexander, New York