Definition of Genus Adonis

1. Noun. Annual or perennial herbs.

Exact synonyms: Adonis
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Buttercup Family, Crowfoot Family, Family Ranunculaceae, Ranunculaceae
Member holonyms: Adonis Annua, Pheasant's-eye

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Adonis

genus Actinia
genus Actinidia
genus Actiniopteris
genus Actinomeris
genus Actinomyces
genus Actitis
genus Adalia
genus Adansonia
genus Addax
genus Adelges
genus Adenanthera
genus Adenium
genus Adenota
genus Adiantum
genus Adlumia
genus Adonis (current term)
genus Aedes
genus Aegiceras
genus Aegilops
genus Aegypius
genus Aegyptopithecus
genus Aeonium
genus Aepyceros
genus Aepyornis
genus Aerides
genus Aerobacter
genus Aeschynanthus
genus Aesculus
genus Aethionema
genus Aethusa

Literary usage of Genus Adonis

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

1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1917)
"Linnaeus, following Dillenius, established the genus Adonis in commemoration of the fable, and evidently considered A. ..."

2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"In the Fennel and Dill, in Chamomile, Larkspur, and species of the genus Adonis, the lower and upper leaves of the stem are so alike that it is hardly ..."

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