Definition of Genus Achillea
1. Noun. Perennial often aromatic and sometimes mat-forming herbs of north temperate regions: yarrow; milfoil.
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Achillea
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Achillea
Literary usage of Genus Achillea
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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, ..."