Definition of Genus Ballota
1. Noun. Perennial herbs or subshrubs of especially Mediterranean area: black horehound.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Labiatae, Family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, Mint Family
Member holonyms: Ballota Nigra, Black Archangel, Black Horehound, Fetid Horehound, Stinking Horehound
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Literary usage of Genus Ballota
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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"gives it as the English equivalent for the genus Ballota. Hendon Bent. See Bent, Hendon. Hen-drunks. Fruit of Pyrus Aucuparia, L.—Central Cumb. ED 6. Gloss. ..."
2. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"gives it as the English equivalent for the genus Ballota. Hendon Bent. See Bent, Hendon. Hen-drunks. Fruit of Pyrus Aucuparia, L.—Central Cumb. ED 8. ..."
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