Definition of Genus Nigella

1. Noun. Erect annual Eurasian herbs.

Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Buttercup Family, Crowfoot Family, Family Ranunculaceae, Ranunculaceae
Member holonyms: Nigella



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nigella

genus Nephrolepis
genus Nephrops
genus Nephthytis
genus Nerita
genus Neritina
genus Nerium
genus Nerodia
genus Nesokia
genus Nestor
genus Neurospora
genus Neurotrichus
genus Nicandra
genus Nicotiana
genus Nidularia
genus Nierembergia
genus Nigella (current term)
genus Nigroporus
genus Nimravus
genus Nipa
genus Nitella
genus Nitrobacter
genus Nitrosomonas
genus Noctiluca
genus Noctua
genus Nolina
genus Nomia
genus Nopalea
genus Nostoc
genus Notechis
genus Notemigonus

Literary usage of Genus Nigella

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1. Our Garden Flowers: A Popular Study of Their Native Lands, Their Life by Harriet Louise Keeler (1910)
"A faint delicate perfume of anise lingers about the flower. The genus Nigella is credited in the books with sixteen species, all European ..."

2. The Journal of Conchology by Conchological Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1874)
"Notes on the Species of the Molluscan Sub-genus Nigella inhabiting the north-west coast of America and adjacent regions," ..."

3. An Introduction to Botany by John ( Lindley (1839)
"Goethe has well remarked, in the genus Nigella, in which N. orientalis has the carpels partially united, while N. damascena has them completely so; ..."

4. An Introduction to Botany by John ( Lindley (1839)
"Goethe has well remarked, in the genus Nigella, in which N. orientalis has the carpels partially united, while N. damascena has them completely so; ..."

5. The plants of the Bible, trees and shrubs by John Hutton Balfour (1885)
"The genus Nigella receives the English name of fennel- flower, from its leaves resembling those of fennel. It belongs to the natural order ..."

6. The Plants of the Bible by John Hutton Balfour (1885)
"The genus Nigella receives the English name of fennel- flower, from its leaves resembling those of fennel. It belongs to the natural order ..."

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