Definition of Anagyris
1. Noun. Very small genus of shrubs of southern Europe having backward curving seed pods.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Anagyris Foetida, Bean Trefoil, Stinking Bean Trefoil
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anagyris
Literary usage of Anagyris
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Botanical Materia Medica by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"169. t. 171, the account repr. in Rait hist. 1720. 416. Anagyris. ... J. ib 364, Sf repr. in Anagyris. Clus. hist. i. 93, Ger. by Johns. 1427, if Dod. 773. ..."
2. Records of General Science by Robert Dundas Thomson, T Thomson (1836)
"It contains phosphoric acid 42-6; protoxide of iron 38-6; oxide of manganese 12-1 ; magnesia 1-7; lithia 8-2.—Ibid. XII.—Anagyris ..."
3. On Planting and Rural Ornament: A Practical Treatise by Mr Marshall, Marshall (William) (1803)
"The two sorts of Dwarf Almond may also be propagated by layers, or from the suckers, which they sometimes send forth in great plenty. Anagyris. ..."