Definition of Genus Ononis

1. Noun. Genus of European subshrubs or herbs having pink or purple or yellow solitary or clustered flowers: restharrow.

Genus Ononis Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Genus Ononis Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ononis

genus Okapia
genus Olea
genus Oleandra
genus Olearia
genus Olfersia
genus Oligoplites
genus Oligoporus
genus Ommastrephes
genus Omphalotus
genus Onchorynchus
genus Oncidium
genus Ondatra
genus Oniscus
genus Onobrychis
genus Onoclea
genus Ononis (current term)
genus Onopordon
genus Onopordum
genus Onosmodium
genus Onychium
genus Onychogalea
genus Onychomys
genus Opheodrys
genus Ophiodon
genus Ophioglossum
genus Ophiophagus
genus Ophisaurus
genus Ophrys
genus Opisthocomus
genus Opuntia

Literary usage of Genus Ononis

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

1. Agricultural Botany: Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1921)
"Best-harrow (genus Ononis). 23. To this genus belongs Rest-harrow (Ononis spinosa L.), a shrubby weed common in many districts, and difficult to exterminate ..."

2. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1879)
"... a permanent resident ; it should be sought for on banks with a slope to the south, where any species of the genus Ononis grows in profusion ; it might ! ..."

3. The Rhyming Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Whole Language by John Walker (1904)
"To har'nw To break clods with the harrow, va Sest-har'row A prickly plant of the genus ononis, я far'roto A litter of ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Genus Ononis

Search for Genus Ononis on!Search for Genus Ononis on!Search for Genus Ononis on Google!Search for Genus Ononis on Wikipedia!