Definition of Xyris

1. Noun. Chiefly American marsh plants, having usually yellow flowers.

Exact synonyms: Genus Xyris
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Xyridaceae, Xyridaceae, Yellow-eyed Grass Family
Member holonyms: Yellow-eyed Grass



Definition of Xyris

1. n. A genus of endogenous herbs with grassy leaves and small yellow flowers in short, scaly- bracted spikes; yellow-eyed grass. There are about seventeen species in the Atlantic United States.

2. n. A genus of endogenous herbs with grassy leaves and small yellow flowers in short, scaly- bracted spikes; yellow-eyed grass. There are about seventeen species in the Atlantic United States.

Definition of Xyris

1. Noun. (botany) Any member of the plant genus ''Xyris''. ¹

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Medical Definition of Xyris

1. A genus of endogenous herbs with grassy leaves and small yellow flowers in short, scaly-bracted spikes; yellow-eyed grass. There are about seventeen species in the Atlantic United States. Origin: L, a kind of Iris, Gr, fr. A razor. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Xyris

xyloxemine
xylulose
xylulose reductase
xyluloses
xylyl
xylylene
xylylenes
xylyls
xynisteri
xynistery
xyr
xyr-
xyrid
xyridaceous
xyrids
xyris (current term)
xyrises
xyrophilic
xyrophobic
xyrself
xyst
xystarch
xystarchs
xysters
xysti
xystoi
xyston

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