Definition of Anchusa

1. Noun. Any of various Old World herbs of the genus Anchusa having one-sided clusters of trumpet-shaped flowers.




Definition of Anchusa

1. Noun. a genus of rough and hairy Old World herbs with one-sided clusters of trumpet-shaped flowers in the family Boraginaceae. ¹

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Definition of Anchusa

1. a hairy-stemmed plant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anchusa

anchovetas
anchovetta
anchovettas
anchovies
anchovy dressing
anchovy paste
anchovy pear
anchovy pear tree
anchovy pears
anchovy pizza
anchovy sauce
anchovy toast
anchovylike
anchusa (current term)
anchusas
anchusin
anchusins
anchylose
anchylosed
anchyloses
anchylosing
anchylosis
anchylostomiasis
anchylotic
ancien regime
anciency
anciens régimes
ancient

Literary usage of Anchusa

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1. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1856)
"The root of the anchusa," too, is made use of, a plant a finger in thickness. It is split into leaves like the papyrus, and when touched it stains the hands ..."

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