Definition of Raphanus sativus

1. Noun. Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten raw.

Exact synonyms: Radish
Group relationships: Genus Raphanus, Raphanus
Generic synonyms: Radish, Radish Plant
Terms within: Isothiocyanate



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raphanus Sativus

Ranvier's plexus
Ranvier's segment
Raoul Dufy
Raoulia
Raoulia australis
Raoulia lutescens
Raoult's law
Rapa Nui
Rapanui
Rapateaceae
Raphael
Raphaelesque
Raphaelism
Raphanus
Raphanus raphanistrum
Raphanus sativus
Raphanus sativus longipinnatus
Raphia
Raphicerus
Raphicerus campestris
Raphidae
Raphidiidae
Raphus
Raphus cucullatus
Rapid City
Rapoport-Luebering shunt
Rapoport test
Rappai
Rappaport's acinus

Literary usage of Raphanus sativus

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1. The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by Trinidad Hermenegildo Pardo de Tavera, Jerome Beers Thomas (1901)
"Ovary flattened. Seed vessel quadrangular, nodular, glabrous, containing many oval seeds. raphanus sativus, L. NOM. VULG. ..."

2. Hull's Jahr: A New Manual of Homoeopathic Practice by Gottlieb Heinrich Georg Jahr, Amos Gerald Hull, Frederick Greenwood Snelling, Charles Julius Hempel (1885)
"raphanus sativus. RAPH.— Radish.— See " Revue Crit. et Retrospect de la Mat. Med. Spec.," 1840 s. — To drink a quantity of water. — Milk and water increase ..."

3. Useful Plants of Japan Described and Illustrated by Dai Nihon Nōkai (1895)
"This is a variety got from the seed of 98. b sown in the village of Shogoin in the district of Atago, province Yamashiro. £9. raphanus sativus, Z., var., ..."

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