Definition of Genus Lagenaria
1. Noun. Bottle gourds.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Cucurbitaceae, Family Cucurbitaceae, Gourd Family
Member holonyms: Bottle Gourd, Calabash, Lagenaria Siceraria
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lagenaria
Literary usage of Genus Lagenaria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The bottle-gourds are placed in a separate genus, Lagenaria, chiefly differing Group of Gourds. jrom ..."
2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1837)
"... but at the same time we should add that the bottle-gourd is not now considered a true cucurbita, but is referred to the genus Lagenaria. ..."
3. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1837)
"... but is referred to the genus Lagenaria. CUCU'RBITA, the genus from which the natural order derives its name. ..."