Definition of Cynoglossum
1. Noun. A large genus of tall rough herbs belonging to the family Boraginaceae.
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Borage Family, Boraginaceae, Family Boraginaceae
Member holonyms: Chinese Forget-me-not, Cynoglossum Amabile, Cynoglossum Officinale, Hound's-tongue, Cynoglossum Virginaticum, Hound's-tongue
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cynoglossum
Literary usage of Cynoglossum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Quarterly Theological Magazine, and Religious Repository: Conducted (1813)
"A plant which grows in great abundance in every field, the Dog's Tongue, tlic cynoglossum ... cynoglossum ..."
2. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1820)
"Clus. Hist. 2. p. 162. Bank. Hist. 3. p. 600. cynoglossum folio molli ... where it has been very generally taken for cynoglossum officinale by those ..."