Definition of Circaea

1. Noun. Enchanter's nightshade.

Exact synonyms: Genus Circaea
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Evening-primrose Family, Family Onagraceae, Onagraceae
Member holonyms: Enchanter's Nightshade



Lexicographical Neighbors of Circaea

Cinco de Mayo
Cincy
Cinderella
Cinderellas
Cindy
Cineraria maritima
Cinnamomum
Cinnamomum camphora
Cinnamomum loureirii
Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Cinti
Cipro
Cir.
Circaea
Circaea alpina
Circaea lutetiana
Circaetus
Circe
Circe effect
Circean
Circean poison
Circinus
Circis siliquastrum
Circumcellion
Circumcellions

Literary usage of Circaea

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)
"circaea. Petals 2, inserted into the calyx. Calyx hypocrate- riform; limb bipartite ... circaea ovati folia. Upper leaves ovate. Ois. 1001. In shady places. ..."

2. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"circaea intermedia. The case of circaea intermedia offers an illustration to which I have called attention before now3. ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"circaea intermèdia Ehrh. has thinner, strongly toothed leaves, some of them cordate, ... circaea alpina L. Smaller Enchanter's Nightshade. Fig. 3075. ..."

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