Definition of Genus Paris

1. Noun. Sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae.

Exact synonyms: Paris
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Herb Paris, Paris Quadrifolia

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Paris

genus Papaver
genus Paphiopedilum
genus Papio
genus Paprilus
genus Paracheirodon
genus Paradoxurus
genus Paralichthys
genus Paralithodes
genus Paramecium
genus Paranthias
genus Paranthropus
genus Parascalops
genus Parasitaxus
genus Parathelypteris
genus Parietaria
genus Paris (current term)
genus Parkia
genus Parkinsonia
genus Parmelia
genus Parochetus
genus Paronychia
genus Parophrys
genus Parrotia
genus Parrotiopsis
genus Parthenium
genus Parthenocissus
genus Parula
genus Parus
genus Paspalum

Literary usage of Genus Paris

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

1. Medical Botany; Or, Illustrations and Descriptions of the Medicinal Plants John Stephenson, James Morss Churchill, Gilbert Thomas Burnett by John Stephenson, James Morss Churchill, Gilbert Thomas Burnett (1834)
"OF the genus Paris, two species only are known, Paris quadri- folia, which is a native of most countries of Europe, and Paris polyphylla, a plant which has ..."

2. The Homoeopathic Materia Medica: Arranged Systematically and Practically by Alphonse Teste (1854)
"It was successively attributed to several distinct plants, especially to a species of the 'genus Paris, then to a species of the genus lonicera, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science: A Guide for the Pharmaceutist by Hiram V. Sweringen (1882)
"A plant of the genus Paris (Paris quadrifolia), possessing narcotic properties, and formerly regarded as a powerful love philter. TRUMPET FLOWER. ..."

4. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1917)
"Another variation is that in which an extra member appears in each whorl, but this is not surprising when we reflect that the Old World genus Paris, ..."

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