Definition of Genus Vicia

1. Noun. Widely distributed genus of annual or perennial and often climbing herbs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Vicia

genus Velociraptor
genus Venus
genus Veratrum
genus Verbascum
genus Verbena
genus Verbesina
genus Vernonia
genus Veronica
genus Verticillium
genus Vesicaria
genus Vespa
genus Vespertilio
genus Vespula
genus Vibrio
genus Viburnum
genus Vicia (current term)
genus Vicugna
genus Vidua
genus Vigna
genus Viminaria
genus Vinca
genus Vincetoxicum
genus Viola
genus Vipera
genus Vireo
genus Virgilia
genus Viscum
genus Vitis
genus Vittaria
genus Viverra

Literary usage of Genus Vicia

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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"The species of the genus Vicia are usually climbing herbs with abruptly pinnate leaves, with many pairs oi leaflets, the common petiole terminating in a ..."

2. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"The species of the genus Vicia are usually climbing herbs with abruptly pinnate leaves, with many paire of leaflets, the common petiole terminating in a ..."

3. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"It was introduced from Chili in 1815, and is propagated by cuttings. Vetch. The common name for the genus Vicia. Bustard or Bladder. ..."

4. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1897)
"... it being most misleading when used in the popular or non-scientific sense, for a number so named do not belong to the genus vicia at all, as— Chickling ..."

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