Definition of Batis

1. Noun. Small genus of plants constituting the family Batidaceae: low straggling dioecious shrubs.

Exact synonyms: Genus Batis
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Batidaceae, Family Batidaceae, Saltwort Family
Member holonyms: Batis Maritima, Saltwort



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Batis

Bates numbering
Bates numberings
Bates numbers
Batesian
Batesian mimicry
Bath
Bath Oliver
Bath Olivers
Bath chair
Bath chairs
Bathsheba
Bathshua
Bathyergidae
Bathyergus
Batidaceae
Batis
Batis maritima
Batista bomb
Batman
Batmobile
Batmobiled
Batmobiles
Batmobiling
Batna
Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge Bridge
Batoum
Batrachoididae
Batrachoseps
Bats

Literary usage of Batis

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

1. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1856)
"THE batis, TWO VARIETIES OJ IT. THE MEADOW PARSNIP. THE HOP. We now come to the plants which grow spontaneously, and which are employed as an aliment hy ..."

2. Darwin and After Darwin: An Exposition of the Darwinian Theory and a by George John Romanes, Conwy Lloyd Morgan (1892)
"... but in the large R. batis, the organ may exceed two feet in length. The other drawings represent single muscle-fibres in successive stages of transition ..."

3. A History of Greece by George Grote (1856)
"... the eunuch Juns"fn, batis ; who, having manifested the greatest energy e0^nor'e and valour, was taken severely wounded, yet still batis- who alive. ..."

4. A Course of Instruction in Zootomy (vertebrata.) by Thomas Jeffery Parker (1906)
"Raja batis. The urinogenital organs of the male (one- third nat. size). ap, abdominal pore: cl, cloaca : epd, epididymis : ir, inter-renal body : k, ..."

5. A Hand-book to the Order Lepidoptera by William Forsell Kirby (1897)
"... little from the European form are likewise met with in India, and in North America as far south as Mexico. THE PEACH-BLOSSOM MOTH. THYATIRA batis. ..."

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