Definition of Genus Achillea

1. Noun. Perennial often aromatic and sometimes mat-forming herbs of north temperate regions: yarrow; milfoil.

Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Achillea

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Achillea

genus Abudefduf
genus Abutilon
genus Acacia
genus Acalypha
genus Acanthisitta
genus Acanthocereus
genus Acanthocybium
genus Acanthophis
genus Acanthoscelides
genus Acanthurus
genus Acanthus
genus Accipiter
genus Acer
genus Acherontia
genus Acheta
genus Achillea (current term)
genus Achimenes
genus Achoerodus
genus Achras
genus Acinonyx
genus Acinos
genus Acipenser
genus Acocanthera
genus Acokanthera
genus Aconitum
genus Acorus
genus Acridotheres
genus Acris
genus Acrobates
genus Acrocarpus

Literary usage of Genus Achillea

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

1. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1920)
"... The receptacle of the genus Achillea is given as flat or convex in Britton's manual of North American flora. Similarly in Gray's new manual the ..."

2. A Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris (1855)
"A small irregularly circumscribed pustule, which terminates in a laminated scab. PTAR'MICA. A plant of the genus Achillea. ..."

3. The Student's Medical Dictionary: Including All the Words and Phrases by George Milbry Gould (1896)
"... genus Achillea belong various other unofficial medicinal plants, as A. moschetta, of the Alps, used in preparing cordials and a diaphoretic medicine, ..."

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