Definition of Genus maranta

1. Noun. Herbs of tropical America.

Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Arrowroot Family, Family Marantaceae, Marantaceae
Member holonyms: Maranta

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Maranta

genus Malvaviscus
genus Mammea
genus Mammillaria
genus Mammut
genus Mammuthus
genus Mandevilla
genus Mandragora
genus Mandrillus
genus Manduca
genus Mangifera
genus Manihot
genus Manilkara
genus Manis
genus Manta
genus Mantis
genus Maranta
genus Marasmius
genus Marattia
genus Marchantia
genus Marmota
genus Marrubium
genus Marsilea
genus Martes
genus Martynia
genus Masdevallia
genus Masticophis
genus Mastigoproctus
genus Mastodon
genus Mastotermes
genus Matricaria

Literary usage of Genus maranta

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"It is extracted from the underground parts of various tropical plants, especially of the genus Maranta of the family ..."

2. A Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science: A Guide for the Pharmaceutist by Hiram V. Sweringen (1882)
"... The order of plants to which the genus Maranta belongs. MARASCHINO. A delicate spirit distilled from cherries. MARBLE. ..."

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