Definition of Genus trapa

1. Noun. Small genus of Eurasian aquatic perennial herbs: water chestnut.

Exact synonyms: Trapa
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Trapaceae, Trapaceae
Member holonyms: Caltrop, Water Chestnut, Water Chestnut Plant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Trapa

genus Tortrix
genus Townsendia
genus Toxicodendron
genus Toxostoma
genus Toxotes
genus Trachinotus
genus Trachipterus
genus Trachodon
genus Trachurus
genus Tradescantia
genus Tragelaphus
genus Tragopan
genus Tragopogon
genus Tragulus
genus Trapa
genus Trautvetteria
genus Trema
genus Tremella
genus Treponema
genus Triaenodon
genus Trialeurodes
genus Triatoma
genus Tribolium
genus Tribonema
genus Tribulus
genus Triceratops
genus Trichecus
genus Trichoceros
genus Trichodesmium

Literary usage of Genus trapa

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

1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"... the theory that the family originated in the American tropics during the Upper Cretaceous. The genus Trapa Linne, formerly included in the family Ono- ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1889)
"The most important species for this purpose are those belonging to the genus Trapa, which are known in India as ..."

3. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"Petal (mag.). bent, superior, piercing the top of the fruit in germination; plumule very small, concealed within the small cotyledon. ONLY GENUS. Trapa. ..."

4. The Nut Culturist: A Treatise on the Propagation, Planting and Cultivation by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1896)
"The seeds of several species of water plants of the genus Trapa, of the evening primrose family ..."

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