immortelle

noun

im·​mor·​telle ˌi-ˌmȯr-ˈtel How to pronounce immortelle (audio)

Examples of immortelle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Anja leads me up the stony path, pointing out unruly wild figs and pungent immortelle, its silvery leaves bowing under mops of yellow blossoms. Adam Erace, Travel + Leisure, 4 Sep. 2021

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Word History

Etymology

French, from feminine of immortel immortal, from Latin immortalis

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of immortelle was in 1832

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“Immortelle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/immortelle. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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