Definition of Genus zizania
1. Noun. Wild rice.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Wild Rice, Zizania Aquatica
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Zizania
Literary usage of Genus zizania
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1. The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany (1817)
"... boiled and eaten, and are reckoned a very delicate vegetable. Flowers in all seasons. The characters of the flower nearly correspond to genus zizania. ..."