Definition of Saussurea

1. Noun. Genus of herbs of temperate and cool regions of Eurasia.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saussurea

Saul Bellow
Saul Steinberg
Saul of Tarsus
Sault Sainte Marie
Saundby's test
Saunders
Saurischia
Sauromalus
Sauromalus obesus
Sauropodomorpha
Saurosuchus
Saururaceae
Saururus
Saururus cernuus
Saussure
Saussurea (current term)
Saussurea costus
Saussurea lappa
Sauterne
Sauternes
Sauvignon blanc
Sauvignon grape
Sava
Savage's perineal body
Savage syndrome
Savagean
Savagnin
Savanna
Savannah
Savannah River

Literary usage of Saussurea

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1. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"Saussurea tridactyla. i. CLIMATIC FACTORS CAUSING THE DIFFERENTIATION OF REGIONS. ON ascending a mountain the first changes in the vegetation that occur are ..."

2. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"The leaves are aperient and are used as a substitute for Senna. (Murray.) Saussurea Lappa> Clarke, Dene, in Jacq. Voy. Bot. 96, t. 104. The root. ..."

3. The Valley of Kashmír by Walter Roper Lawrence (1895)
"Every year a large amount of the roots of the Saussurea Lappa is demanded by the ... No attempts have as yet been made to cultivate the Saussurea Lappa, ..."

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