Definition of Centauries

1. Noun. (plural of centaury) ¹



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Definition of Centauries

1. centaury [n] - See also: centaury

Lexicographical Neighbors of Centauries

centage
centages
centai
cental
centals
centare
centares
centas
centaureas
centauresque
centauress
centauresses
centaurette
centaurettes
centauric
centauries
centauroid
centauroids
centaurs
centaury
centavo
centavos
centchroman
centenar
centenarian
centenarians
centenaries
centenary
centenier
centenionalis

Literary usage of Centauries

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

1. Chapters on Evolution by Andrew Wilson (1883)
"the centauries (Fig. 202, a) are developing, into long petal-like organs (Fig. ... The dandelions'and centauries lead us from the thistles with similar ..."

2. The Plants by Grant Allen (1902)
"But one of its forms, and most of the cultivated garden centauries, have the outer florets much larger and more broadly open than the cen- them may be ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1881)
"In the Centauries of our waysides and cornfields, we witness the same composite structure of the flower-head; but here, the outermost florets (2 oa) of the ..."

4. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1908)
"The little group of plants known as Centauries were very generally called by pre-Linnean botanists Centaurium, but in the 1st edition of the Species ..."

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