What is another word for hyssop?

Pronunciation: [hˈɪsəp] (IPA)

Hyssop is a perennial herb that is known for its medicinal and culinary uses. However, there are some other words that are commonly used as synonyms for the word hyssop. Some of these synonyms include herb of grace, zaatar, and sweet marjoram. These words are often used to describe a plant that is similar to hyssop in appearance, scent, and flavor. Other common synonyms for hyssop include thyme, oregano, and rosemary. These words are often used interchangeably with hyssop and are commonly found in recipes and herbal remedies. No matter which synonym is used, hyssop and its relatives are known for their many health benefits and delicious flavor.

What are the hypernyms for Hyssop?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Hyssop?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Hyssop?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the meronyms for Hyssop?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.
  • meronyms for hyssop (as nouns)

Usage examples for Hyssop

Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
He was wiser than all men, and he spoke of the trees, from the cedar on Lebanon to the hyssop which grows on the wall, and of the cattle and the birds, and the worms and the fishes."
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)"
Max Duncker
In the more grievous cases ordinary water did not suffice for the cleansing, but from the ashes of a red cow without blemish, which was slain as a sin offering and entirely burnt, the priest prepared a special water of purification with cedar wood and bunches of hyssop.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)"
Max Duncker

Famous quotes with Hyssop

  • I have not the Chancellor’s encyclopedic mind. He is indeed a kind of semi-Solomon. He half knows everything, from the cedar to the hyssop.
    Thomas Babington Macaulay

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