Definition of Avena fatua

1. Noun. Common in meadows and pastures.

Exact synonyms: Wild Oat, Wild Oat Grass
Generic synonyms: Oat



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Avena Fatua

Avahi
Avahi laniger
Avalogoli
Avalokiteshvara
Avalokitesvara
Avalon
Avar
Avaric
Avars
Avator
Ave Maria
Avellino
Avellis
Avellis' syndrome
Avena barbata
Avena fatua (current term)
Avena sativa
Avene sterilis
Aventine
Aventines
Averell Harriman
Averil
Avernal
Averni
Avernian
Avernus
Averrhoa
Averrhoa bilimbi
Averrhoa carambola
Averroes

Literary usage of Avena fatua

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Breeding Crop Plants by Herbert Kendall Hayes, Ralph John Garber (1921)
"Crosses Between Avena fatua and A. sativa.—It is generally accepted that fatua is the stem species from which A. sativa and A. sativa orientalis originated. ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Avena fatua L. Wild Oat. Fig. 526. Avena fatua L. Sp. PI. 80. 1733. Culm i "-4° tall, erect, simple, stout, smooth and glabrous. ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1858)
"Avena fatua, var. sativa, with a compact panicle of flowers tending to one side ... The plot of Avena fatua is again mixed with many examples of the Potatoe ..."

4. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1804)
"... but upon the advance towards maturity, they expand, and prevent the seed falling from the calyx: it is probable that avena fatua will not be admitted to ..."

5. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"A of cultivated oat were descended from Avena fatua, research has now proved ... by attempts to grow descendants of Avena fatua of temperate climates in ..."

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