Definition of Genus oryza
1. Noun. Rice.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Rice
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Oryza
Literary usage of Genus oryza
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1. DNA Fingerprinting and Plants (Including Pathogens): Sponsored CRIS/ICAR by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"Subsequent slot blot hybridization showed that most of them are only present within the genus Oryza. Some of the Oryza-specific, physically linked sequences ..."
2. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox (1866)
"... and which has been adopted by modern botanists as the generic name of the plant yielding that invaluable grain. The genus Oryza belongs to the ..."
3. A Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris (1855)
"A plant of the genus Oryza, and its seeds, which latter form a large portion of the food of the inhabitant» where it grows. RICK WATER. ..."
4. Lost Crops of Africa: Grains edited by F. R. Ruskin (1999)
"The genus Oryza is among the most ancient grasses and was able to spread to every continent before they drifted too far apart. The result is that different ..."