Definition of Coronilla

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Coronilla having purple or pink or yellow flowers in long axillary heads or umbels.

Group relationships: Genus Coronilla
Specialized synonyms: Axseed, Coronilla Varia, Crown Vetch
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



Definition of Coronilla

1. n. A genus of plants related to the clover, having their flowers arranged in little heads or tufts resembling coronets.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coronilla

coronaviruses
coronel
coronels
coronene
coronenes
coroner
coroners
coroners and medical examiners
coronet
coroneted
coronets
coronetted
coronial
coronides
coroniform
coronilla (current term)
coronin
coronion
coronis
coronises
coronitis
coronium
coroniums
coronograph
coronographs
coronoid
coronoid fossa of humerus
coronoid process
coronoid process of the mandible
coronoidectomy

Literary usage of Coronilla

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

1. Trees and Shrubs: An Abridgment of the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum by John Claudius Loudon (1875)
"THE coronilla. Lin. Syst. ... of them produce seeds in England, • lC E'MERUS L. The Scorpion-Senna coronilla. ... 408. of C-^Jj*-1^ 408 coronilla E'^-ci ..."

2. The Flower Garden, Or, Breck's Book of Flowers: In which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1858)
"The coronilla emerus, or Scorpion Senna, is a small shrub, with deep yellow flowers, blooming in June and July. CORYLUS. Hazel Nut. — Of this common shrub, ..."

3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"17), Entada, coronilla and the gum-arabic plant (Acacia arabica), the fruit becomes a schizocarp by the formation of transverse partitions from the folding ..."

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