Definition of Genus eruca
1. Noun. Annual to perennial herbs of the Mediterranean region.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, Family Brassicaceae, Family Cruciferae, Mustard Family
Member holonyms: Arugula, Eruca Sativa, Eruca Vesicaria Sativa, Garden Rocket, Rocket, Rocket Salad, Roquette
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Literary usage of Genus eruca
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1. Dictionary of English Language Exhibiting Orthography, Pronunciation and by Arnold James Cooley (1861)
"An artif. firework or projectile that rushes forw. by the force aris. from its own combustion; also a plant of the genus 'eruca'. Rock'y, -e, a. ..."