Definition of Raphanus
1. Noun. Radish.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, Family Brassicaceae, Family Cruciferae, Mustard Family
Member holonyms: Radish, Radish Plant, Jointed Charlock, Raphanus Raphanistrum, Runch, Wild Radish, Wild Rape, Radish, Raphanus Sativus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Raphanus
Literary usage of Raphanus
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)
"405 у Raphanus niger. Pharm. austriaco-prov. 60. ... From L. mant. 95, &—L. Jil.fasc. 19. t. 10. 3. Raphanus ..."
2. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1902)
"Raphanus sativus. Radish. (And R. raphanistrum. Wild Radish.) NO Cruciferae. Tincture from fresh root immediately before flowering in spring. ..."
3. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, by Sir John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"... them to show so marked a preference for the onion, the Raphanus§, and cucurbitaceous plants, which so generally found a place amongst the offerings. ..."
4. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller (1906)
"BIBLIOGRAPHY. See Bibliography of Cruciferae, p. 176: Bohmer; Gram. WILD RADISH. Gram finds seeds of the wild radish (Raphanus Raphanistrum L.) ..."