Definition of Genus Nerium

1. Noun. One species: oleander.

Exact synonyms: Nerium
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Apocynaceae, Dogbane Family, Family Apocynaceae
Member holonyms: Nerium Oleander, Oleander, Rose Bay



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nerium

genus Neofiber
genus Neohygrophorus
genus Neolentinus
genus Neomys
genus Neophron
genus Neotoma
genus Nepa
genus Nepenthes
genus Nepeta
genus Nephelium
genus Nephrolepis
genus Nephrops
genus Nephthytis
genus Nerita
genus Neritina
genus Nerium (current term)
genus Nerodia
genus Nesokia
genus Nestor
genus Neurospora
genus Neurotrichus
genus Nicandra
genus Nicotiana
genus Nidularia
genus Nierembergia
genus Nigella
genus Nigroporus
genus Nimravus
genus Nipa
genus Nitella

Literary usage of Genus Nerium

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1. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1875)
"... the name of plants of the genus nerium. Though derived from the French, the common name in that language is laurier-rote or ..."

2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"... the name of plants of the genus nerium. Though derived from the French, the common name in that language is laurier-rose or ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1813)
"An elegant middle-sized tree, agreeing perfectly in its botanical character with the genus Nerium of the Linnean sexual system, and from the quality of its ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1813)
"... agreeing perfectly in its botanical character with the genus Nerium of the Linnean sexual system, and from the quality of its leaves may very properly ..."

5. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1812)
"THE vegetable here described, belongs to the genus nerium, and has received from Dr. Roxburgh the specific appellation of Tinc- torium. ..."

6. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"... genus Nerium NERIUM (the old Greek name, from ñeros, wet, in allusion to its habitat). A genus comprising only two or three species of erect greenhouse ..."

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