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.

Exact synonyms: Queen Anne's Lace, Wild Carrot
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Daucus, Genus Daucus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Daucus Carota

Datong
Datril
Datura arborea
Datura poisoning
Datura sanguinea
Datura stramonium
Datura suaveolens
Daubenton
Daubenton's angle
Daubenton's line
Daubenton's plane
Daubentonia
Daubentonia madagascariensis
Daubentoniidae
Daucus
Daucus carota (current term)
Daucus carota sativa
Dauerschlaf
Daugava
Daugavpils
Daukes
Daumier
Dauphiny
Dauphiné
Daur
Davage
Davalia bullata
Davalia bullata mariesii
Davallia Mariesii
Davallia canariensis

Literary usage of Daucus carota

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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, ..."

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