Definition of Raphanus raphanistrum
1. Noun. Eurasian weed having yellow or mauve or white flowers and podlike fruits.
Group relationships: Genus Raphanus, Raphanus
Generic synonyms: Weed
Lexicographical Neighbors of Raphanus Raphanistrum
Literary usage of Raphanus raphanistrum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"RUNCH, wild radish, Raphanus raphanistrum, L. "The weeds in the corn are ... Raphanus raphanistrum, and not wild mustard, ..."
2. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1892)
"With respect to the radish, M. Carrière, by sowing the seed of the wild Raphanus raphanistrum in rich soil, and by continued selection during several ..."