Definition of Genus elettaria

1. Noun. Cardamom.

Exact synonyms: Elettaria
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Zingiberaceae, Ginger Family, Zingiberaceae
Member holonyms: Cardamom, Cardamon, Elettaria Cardamomum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Elettaria

genus Eichhornia
genus Eimeria
genus Eira
genus Elaeagnus
genus Elaeis
genus Elaeocarpus
genus Elagatis
genus Elanoides
genus Elanus
genus Elaphe
genus Elaphurus
genus Electrophorus
genus Eleocharis
genus Elephantopus
genus Elephas
genus Elettaria
genus Eleusine
genus Eleutherodactylus
genus Eliomys
genus Elodea
genus Elops
genus Elsholtzia
genus Elymus
genus Emberiza
genus Embothrium
genus Emilia
genus Emmanthe
genus Empetrum
genus Encelia
genus Enceliopsis

Literary usage of Genus elettaria

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1. Materia Indica, Or, Some Account of Those Articles which are Employed by the by Whitelaw Ainslie (1826)
"The plant which produces the lesser cardamom seed, has lately occasioned the establishing of a new genus (elettaria), and which has been so named from the ..."

2. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"Lindl., Veg. Kingd., p. 165; Le Maout and Dec., p. 760. genus elettaria,* Maton. Endlicher, Gen. Plant., p. 223. Species about 8, natives of tropical Asia. ..."

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