Definition of Aegilops

1. Noun. Goat grass.




Definition of Aegilops

1. Noun. An ulcer or fistula in the inner angle of the eye. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) The wild-oat or other grass found as a corn-weed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Aegilops

1. 1. An ulcer or fistula in the inner corner of the eye. 2. The great wild-oat grass or other cornfield weed. A genus of plants, called also hardgrass. Origin: L. Aegilopis, Gr, fr, gen, goat + eye. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aegilops

aedes
aedicula
aediculae
aedicule
aedicules
aedile
aediles
aedileship
aedileships
aedine
aefald
aefauld
aegicrane
aegicranes
aegides
aegilops (current term)
aegilopses
aegipan
aegipanes
aegipans
aegir
aegirine
aegirines
aegirite
aegirites
aegises
aeglogue
aeglogues
aegophony

Literary usage of Aegilops

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1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1913)
"... developed in France another quarrel; namely, that concerning the aegilops question. ... notions concerning the transformation of aegilops into Triticum, ..."

2. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1916)
"He discovered that although the hybrid between aegilops avata—a small weed— and the common wheat is of itself sterile and produces no good pollen, ..."

3. Guide to the Literature of Botany: Being a Classified Selection of Botanical by Benjamin Daydon Jackson (1881)
"On the Transformation of aegilops into Wheat. Lond. 1£58. 8". ... Histoire des aegilops hybrides. Nancy, 1870. 8". Agave. {PAYNO (M.). ..."

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