Definition of Genus leonurus

1. Noun. Genus of stout Old World herbs having flowers in whorls.

Exact synonyms: Leonurus
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Labiatae, Family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, Mint Family
Member holonyms: Leonurus Cardiaca, Motherwort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Leonurus

genus Leiopelma
genus Leiophyllum
genus Leipoa
genus Leishmania
genus Leitneria
genus Lemaireocereus
genus Lemna
genus Lemur
genus Lens
genus Lentinus
genus Leonotis
genus Leontideus
genus Leontocebus
genus Leontodon
genus Leontopodium
genus Leonurus
genus Lepas
genus Lepechinia
genus Lepidium
genus Lepidobotrys
genus Lepidochelys
genus Lepidocybium
genus Lepidothamnus
genus Lepiota
genus Lepisma
genus Lepisosteus
genus Lepomis
genus Leptarrhena
genus Leptinotarsa
genus Leptodactylus

Literary usage of Genus leonurus

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1. Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society by Wisconsin State Horticultural Society (1890)
"... an herb of the genus (leonurus) is a homely plant introduced from Europe, belonging to the mint family; it is frequently met with around fences and ..."

2. An Analytical Dictionary of the English Language, in which the Words are by David Booth (1836)
"The genus LEONURUS, literally LION'S-TAIL, retains the old name of MOTHERWORT; because the only British species (cardiaca) was formerly prescribed in ..."

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