Definition of Raphanus raphanistrum

1. Noun. Eurasian weed having yellow or mauve or white flowers and podlike fruits.

Exact synonyms: Jointed Charlock, Runch, Wild Radish, Wild Rape
Group relationships: Genus Raphanus, Raphanus
Generic synonyms: Weed



Lexicographical Neighbors of Raphanus Raphanistrum

Ranvier's node
Ranvier's plexus
Ranvier's segment
Raoul Dufy
Raoulia
Raoulia australis
Raoulia lutescens
Raoult's law
Rapa Nui
Rapanui
Rapateaceae
Raphael
Raphaelesque
Raphaelism
Raphanus
Raphanus raphanistrum (current term)
Raphanus sativus
Raphanus sativus longipinnatus
Raphia
Raphicerus
Raphicerus campestris
Raphidae
Raphidiidae
Raphus
Raphus cucullatus
Rapid City
Rapoport-Luebering shunt
Rapoport test
Rappai
Rappaport's acinus

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 ..."

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