Definition of Tropaeolum majus

1. Noun. Strong-growing annual climber having large flowers of all shades of orange from orange-red to yellowish orange and seeds that are pickled and used like capers.

Exact synonyms: Garden Nasturtium, Indian Cress
Generic synonyms: Nasturtium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tropaeolum Majus

Troltsch's recesses
Trombicula
Trombicula akamushi
Trombicula alfreddugesi
Trombicula deliensis
Trombiculidae
Trombidiidae
Tromner
Tromner's reflex
Tromsø
Trondheim
Trondheim Fiord
Trondheim Fjord
Tropaeolaceae
Tropaeolum
Tropaeolum majus (current term)
Tropaeolum minus
Tropaeolum peregrinum
Trophonian
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn
Tropics
Tropidoclonion
Tropidoclonion lineatum
Tropæolum
Trotsky
Trotskyism
Trotskyist
Trotskyists

Literary usage of Tropaeolum majus

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1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel (1900)
"A feature exhibited by Tropaeolum majus may be here briefly mentioned. Whilst most species of the genus have no stipules, although they evidently possessed ..."

2. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1921)
"[An analysis of the post-floral curvatures of the peduncle of Tropaeolum majus.] Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 38: 79-83. 1920.—This is a preliminary report. ..."

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