Definition of Bearded darnel

1. Noun. Weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous.

Exact synonyms: Cheat, Darnel, Lolium Temulentum, Tare
Generic synonyms: Rye Grass, Ryegrass

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bearded Darnel

bearberry willow
beard lichen
beard moss
beard the lion in his den
beard worm
bearded darnel (current term)
bearded dragon
bearded dragons
bearded iris
bearded mussel
bearded mussels
bearded reedling
bearded reedlings
bearded seal
bearded tit
bearded vulture
bearded vultures

Literary usage of Bearded darnel

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... from Aram, zonin, stands for Lolium temulentum, or bearded darnel, the only grass with a poisonous seed, "entirely like wheat till the ear appears". ..."

2. The Chemistry of Common Life by James Finlay Weir Johnston, Arthur Herbert Church (1891)
"I am not aware that it has ever been used as a narcotic indulgence. 4°. THE BEARDED DARNEL.—Of the home-grown narcotics, natives of our island, the bearded ..."

3. Food and Its Adulterations: Comprising the Reports of the Analytical by Arthur Hill Hassall (1855)
"The ill effects of the seeds of bearded darnel on man were known t ancient ... In general they have arisen from the mixture of bearded darnel-seeds with ..."

4. Jesus the Christ: A Study of the Messiah and His Mission According to Holy by James Edward Talmage (1916)
"13:25) denotes the weed called 'bearded darnel' (Lolium temulentum), ... The bearded darnel before it comes into ear is very similar in appearance to ..."

5. Rambles in search of wild flowers, and how to distinguish them by Margaret Plues (1879)
"awned, and the foliage dark green and smooth. It is a valuable Grass both for meadows and pastures. The bearded darnel (L. ..."

6. The principles and practice of medical jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor, Thomas Stevenson (1883)
"bearded darnel ... or tion with water he obtained two kinds of ethereal oil. one bearded darnel, ..."

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