Definition of Daucus
1. Noun. Carrot.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Apiaceae, Carrot Family, Family Apiaceae, Family Umbelliferae, Umbelliferae
Member holonyms: Daucus Carota, Queen Anne's Lace, Wild Carrot, Carrot, Cultivated Carrot, Daucus Carota Sativa
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Daucus
Literary usage of Daucus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1803)
"Daucus Carota. Linn. Sp. PI. 348. Sm. F!. Brit. ... We are now il- most persuaded that the Daucus maritimus, the segments of v. hose leaves are broad, ..."
2. Glimpses of the Cosmos by Lester Frank Ward (1913)
"Central Flowers of Daucus Carota History.—The principal observation was made ... 3, September, 1877, P-S3- I HAVE observed Daucus Carota, the wild carrot, ..."
3. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"Carrot (Daucus Carota]. Longitudinal section of root showing parenchyma and reticulated vessels. X160. (MOELLER.) parenchyma consists of smaller cells, ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"LUTEA, NV By Dr. WA KELLERMAN, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, Ohio. Do TERMITES CULTIVATE FUNGI? By OF COOEE, Clyde, Wayne Co., NY NOTES ON Daucus CAROTA. ..."