Definition of Genus Mercurialis

1. Noun. A genus of slender herbs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Mercurialis

genus Melopsittacus
genus Melospiza
genus Melursus
genus Menippe
genus Meniscium
genus Menopon
genus Mentha
genus Menticirrhus
genus Mentzelia
genus Menura
genus Menyanthes
genus Menziesia
genus Mephitis
genus Mercenaria
genus Mercurialis (current term)
genus Mergus
genus Meriones
genus Merlangus
genus Merluccius
genus Merops
genus Mertensia
genus Meryta
genus Mesembryanthemum
genus Mesocricetus
genus Mesohippus
genus Mespilus
genus Mesua
genus Metasequoia
genus Metroxylon

Literary usage of Genus Mercurialis

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1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"In the Dog's Mercury, especially in the perennial species of the genus (Mercurialis ovata and perennis) which grow in small clumps in the •depths of our ..."

2. A Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and by John Ogilvie (1855)
"A plant of the genus Mercurialis, the M. perennis. DOG'S'-TONGUE.n. Aplant; hound's- tongue. DOG'-WHELK, TI. The name given by fishermen to the Nassa ..."

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