Definition of Genus Melilotus

1. Noun. Old World herbs: the sweet clovers.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Melilotus

genus Megatherium
genus Melampodium
genus Melampsora
genus Melanerpes
genus Melanitta
genus Melanogrammus
genus Melanoplus
genus Melanotis
genus Melastoma
genus Meleagris
genus Meles
genus Melia
genus Melicocca
genus Melicoccus
genus Melicytus
genus Melilotus (current term)
genus Melissa
genus Mellivora
genus Melocactus
genus Melogale
genus Melolontha
genus Melophagus
genus Melopsittacus
genus Melospiza
genus Melursus
genus Menippe
genus Meniscium
genus Menopon
genus Mentha

Literary usage of Genus Melilotus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"One form, Melilotus alba, is of value as a green-manure, forage and bee -plant. Plants of the genus Melilotus are erect herbs with ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"It has been used by Spain also as a penal settlement. Pop. about 9000. MELILOT, a genus (Melilotus) of annual, biennial and perennial herbs of the family ..."

3. Agricultural Botany: Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1921)
"Some common plants of less importance belonging to other genera are Gorse or Whin (genus Ulex), Bokhara clover (genus Melilotus), Everlasting pea (genus ..."

4. Agricultural Botany, Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1913)
"... Bokhara clover (genus Melilotus), Everlasting pea (genus Lathyrus), Lupins (genus Lupinus); and in gardens Scarlet Runner and Dwarf Kidney Beans of the ..."

5. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin (1896)
"The genus Melilotus is closely allied to Trifolium, and the first leaf bears only a single leaflet, which at night rotates on its axis so as to present one ..."

6. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"The clover-like plants of the genus Melilotus are also useful and worthy of more attention than they have heretofore received. ..."

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