Definition of Ononis

1. Noun. Genus of European subshrubs or herbs having pink or purple or yellow solitary or clustered flowers: restharrow.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ononis

Oniscidae
Oniscus
Onley
Onmyodo
Ono
Onobrychis
Onobrychis viciaefolia
Onobrychis viciifolia
Onoclea
Onoclea sensibilis
Onoclea struthiopteris
Onodi
Onodi cell
Onondaga
Onondagas
Ononis
Ononis repens
Ononis spinosa
Onopordon
Onopordon acanthium
Onopordum
Onopordum acanthium
Onosmodium
Onsager
Ont
Ont.
Ontarian
Ontarians
Ontario
Onuf's nucleus

Literary usage of Ononis

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1. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"ononis Natrix, DC. (fig. 270). Hypocotyl subterranean. Cotyledons shortly and broadly oblong, obtuse, densely hairy, 8-5 mm. long, 7 mm. broad; ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... or rest-harrow, two species of which, ononis antiquorum, and particularly O. leio- sperma, Boiss., are very common in the Holy Land. ..."

3. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1866)
"It is withdrawn from its aqueous solution by animal charcoal containing lime (Lade). Appendix to Glycyrrhizin. ononis-glycyrrhizin. ..."

4. The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species by Charles Darwin (1896)
"... flowers—Vun- dellia—ononis—Impatiens—Drosera—Miscellaneous observations on various other ... ononis ..."

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