Definition of Sinapis arvensis
1. Noun. Weedy Eurasian plant often a pest in grain fields.
Generic synonyms: Mustard
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Literary usage of Sinapis arvensis
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1. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller (1906)
"... Sinapis arvensis L.), a cruciferous plant with bright yellow flowers. Charlock is especially abundant in the wheat fields of North and South Dakota, ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"Sinapis arvensis, L.—With. ed. ii. ' It is called about the streets of Dublin, before the flowers blow, by the name of Corn- cail, and used for boded sallet ..."
3. Vegetable Teratology: An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual by Maxwell Tylden Masters (1869)
"94, represents a case where, in the dilated upper portion of the ovary of Sinapis arvensis, FIG. 94.—Distended pod of Sinapis arvensis bearing in the ..."
4. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"Sinapis arvensis, L.—With. ed. ii. ' It is called about the streets of Dublin, before the flowers blow, by the name of Corn- cail, and used for boiled ..."
5. Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, Freeman Hunt, Thomas Prentice Kettell, William Buck Dana (1860)
"It is a species of mustard—the Sinapis arvensis of the ' botanist—and is often BO abundant as to render the fields a complete blaze of yellow. ..."
6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1860)
"... the truth being that this seed has all the properties of Sinapis arvensis—charlock mustard, which acts as an irritant poison to the cattle. ..."