Definition of Glyceria

1. Noun. Manna grass.




Definition of Glyceria

1. a plant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glyceria

Gloster
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
Glover
Glover phenomenon
Gloxinia perennis
Gloxinia spesiosa
Glp
Glu
Gluck
Glucophage
Glucotrol
Gluge's corpuscles
Glx
Gly
Glyceria
Glyceria grandis
Glycine max
Glyconian
Glyconians
Glycophagus
Glycyrrhiza glabra
Glycyrrhiza lepidota
Glyfada
Glynis
Gm allotypes
Gm antigens
Gm type
Gmailer

Literary usage of Glyceria

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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1850)
"On a supposed new species of glyceria. By FREDERICK TOWNSEND, BA* IN 1846 I drew up a ... glyceria fluitans (R. Br.). Panicle simple, elongate, sub- secund, ..."

2. A Scripture Herbal by Maria Callcott (1842)
"One remarkable species, glyceria fluitans*, produces such abundance of sweet seeds, ... This glyceria would scarcely thrive on a dry sheep- walk, ..."

3. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"glyceria. Brown.—Manna Grass. (From the Greek y>««if, tweet; on account of the sweet taste of the grains.) Spikelets long, linear, many-flowered; ..."

4. Plants of the Holy Land: With Their Fruits and Flowers, Beautifully by Henry Stafford Osborn (1861)
"... and glyceria Fluitans of Brown. ;)N the Holy Land, as in almost every other country, grasses grow in innumerable varieties. The scriptural term is often ..."

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