Definition of Axseed

1. Noun. European herb resembling vetch; naturalized in the eastern United States; having umbels of pink-and-white flowers and sharp-angled pods.

Exact synonyms: Coronilla Varia, Crown Vetch
Group relationships: Genus Coronilla
Generic synonyms: Coronilla



Definition of Axseed

1. a European herb [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Axseed

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axopetal
axoplasm
axoplasmic
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axopodium
axosomatic
axosomatic synapse
axostyle
axostyles
axotomies
axotomy
axseed (current term)
axseeds
axstone
axtree
axtrees
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Literary usage of Axseed

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1. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"[Similar to this is (j) C. sanguinea L., the common Dogwood of Europe.] 577. CORONILLA, L. - axseed. ... Europe, adv. in US, is axseed, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"Divination by hatchets. Cockeram. AXLE-TOOTH. A grinder. North. AX-PEDLAR. A dealer in ashes ; a person who hawks about woodashes. West. axseed. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1847)
"AXLE-TOOTH. A grinder. North. AX-PEDLAR. A dealer in ashes ; a person who hawks about woodashes. Weit. axseed. ..."

4. Applied and Economic Botany: Especially Adapted for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1914)
"axseed. Diminutive of Lat. corona, a crown; alluding to the inflorescence. Corylus. Hazelnut, Filbert. The classical name. ..."

5. Applied and Economic Botany for Students in Technical and Agricultural by Henry Kraemer (1916)
"axseed. Diminutive of Lat. corona, a crown; alluding to the inflorescence. Corylus. Hazelnut, Filbert. The classical name. ..."

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