Definition of Genus galega

1. Noun. Small genus of Eurasian herbs: goat's rue.

Exact synonyms: Galega
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Galega Officinalis, Goat Rue, Goat's Rue

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Galega

genus Fucus
genus Fulica
genus Fulmarus
genus Fumaria
genus Fundulus
genus Fungia
genus Funka
genus Furnarius
genus Fusanus
genus Fusarium
genus Fuscoboletinus
genus Gadus
genus Gaillardia
genus Galago
genus Galax
genus Galega
genus Galeocerdo
genus Galeopsis
genus Galeorhinus
genus Galictis
genus Galium
genus Galleria
genus Gallinago
genus Gallinula
genus Gallirallus
genus Gallus
genus Gambelia
genus Gambusia
genus Garcinia
genus Gardenia

Literary usage of Genus galega

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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1896)
"genus galega GALERA (Greek, gala, milk ; supposed to increase the milk of goats fed upon it). A genus of erect perennial herbs containing only three species ..."

2. Muhlenbergia: A Journal of Botany edited by Amos Arthur Heller, Patrick Beveridge Kennedy (1909)
"... affinities are probably with the genus Cracca, since Linnaeus, in the second edition of his work, referred his species of Cracca to the genus Galega. ..."

3. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1893)
"There are several species of the genus Galega, but we have not been able to find a species recorded which is represented by the ..."

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