Definition of Cenchrus

1. Noun. A genus of grasses of the family Gramineae that have burs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cenchrus

Celtic deity
Celtic language
Celticism
Celticisms
Celticize
Celticized
Celticizes
Celticizing
Celtis
Celtis australis
Celtis laevigata
Celtis occidentalis
Celto-Germanic
Celtogermanic
Celts
Cenchrus
Cenchrus ciliaris
Cenchrus tribuloides
Cenozoic
Cenozoic era
Census Bureau
Centaur
Centaurea
Centaurea americana
Centaurea cineraria
Centaurea cyanus
Centaurea gymnocarpa
Centaurea imperialis
Centaurea moschata
Centaurea nigra

Literary usage of Cenchrus

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1. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"cenchrus echinatus. BHOT. This word, according to Latham, under the appellations of Suit in .... cenchrus ..."

2. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1843)
"... as it is not uncommon in collections from tropical Asia. Friendly Islands, Mr. Barclay. Setaria glauca, Beauv. Amboyna, Mr. Barclay. cenchrus ..."

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