Definition of Daucus carota
1. Noun. A widely naturalized Eurasian herb with finely cut foliage and white compound umbels of small white or yellowish flowers and thin yellowish roots.
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Daucus, Genus Daucus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Daucus Carota
Literary usage of Daucus carota
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1. 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, ..."
2. 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, ..."