Definition of Carum
1. Noun. Caraway.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Apiaceae, Carrot Family, Family Apiaceae, Family Umbelliferae, Umbelliferae
Member holonyms: Caraway, Carum Carvi
Lexicographical Neighbors of Carum
Literary usage of Carum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual of organic materia medica by John Michael Maisch (1890)
"Habitat.—Central and ^^^estern Asia; cultivated. Carum.—Fruit and longitudinal section, 3 diam.; transverse section, ..."
2. The Student's Flora of the British Islands by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1878)
"Carum. Carpophore entire or 2 fid 9. Apium. tt Petals notched or 2-lobed. Ridges of fruit prominent: ... Ridges slender ; carpophore 2-partite 10. Carum. ..."
3. History of Cultivated Vegetables: Comprising Their Botanical, Medicinal by Henry Phillips (1822)
"Dioscorides, who wrote on medicinal herbs in the time of Antony, to whom he was physician, states likewise that it is called Carum, * Pliny, book xix. chap. ..."
4. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"... Carum Petroselinum B. & H.)— Commonly cultivated in market gardens, and occasionally found as an escape. (Introd. from the Mediterranean region.) 16. ..."
5. A Guide to therapeutics and materia medica by Robert Farquharson, Frank Woodbury (1882)
"Gm.).] This is an agreeable stimulant and flavoring adjunct. [Carum—CARAWAY. The fruit of Carum Carui, US OFFICINAL PREPARATIONS, US Oleum Carl. ..."
6. The Microanalysis of Powdered Vegetable Drugs by Albert Schneider (1921)
"Ash 7 per cent. Adulterated with related species and varieties, with orange and lemon seeds. 44. Carum. Caraway. US Entire; bruised. ..."