Definition of Lolium temulentum
1. Noun. Weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous.
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Literary usage of Lolium temulentum
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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1903)
"... very equally spaced from the extreme red to the violet, and with dark spaces between them. " The Seed-fungus of lolium temulentum, L., the Darnel. ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... from Aram, zonin, stands for lolium temulentum, or bearded darnel, the only grass with a poisonous seed, "entirely like wheat till the ear appears". ..."
3. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1876)
"To sum up, the uterine souffle is a symptom, but not a sign of pregnancy. (To bt continued.) ARTICLE VI.—The Toxical Properties of lolium temulentum and ..."
4. Pharmacographia Indica: A History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin by William Dymock (1893)
"(from alkaline solution) 3-50 Salts and extractive (from acid solution) 5-50 Cellulose 37'00 Water 2<H)0 96-25 lolium temulentum, Linn. Fig. ..."