Definition of Siliquas
1. siliqua [n] - See also: siliqua
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siliquas
Literary usage of Siliquas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Flora of Tropical Africa by Daniel Oliver, David Prain, William Turner Thiselton-Dyer (1868)
"The leaves are entire or variously cut, the siliquas long or short, continuous or the ... siliquas ascending ; valves Cauline leaves narrow, petiolate. ..."
2. The Principles of Agriculture by Albrecht Daniel Thaer (1844)
"White mustard produces siliquas rough to the touch, and terminated by a long point or horn. The colour of its seed is yellow, inclining to brown. ..."
3. Contributions Toward a History of Arabico-Gothic Culture by Leo Wiener (1917)
"... to indicate that the solidus consisted of 24 siliquas of standard value, or of 22 J^ of the debased valuation of the end of the sixth century. ..."
4. Italian Weights and Measures from the Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century by Ronald Edward Zupko (1981)
"1 obolo is 3 siliquas. 1 Siliqua is 4 grains. 1784 Kruse 318: 1 Silique hat 4 Grani. 1819 Cyclopaedia sv weight: At Rome, the pound for weighing gold and ..."
5. Metrologicorum scriptorum reliquiae by Friedrich Otto Hultsch (1864)
"... enim supe- rius quod tres oboli, quorum singuli sex siliquas 25 habeant, ... id est LXXII siliquas. idem Livius in XXXVIII ab urbe condita ostendit ..."