Definition of Arenaria

1. Noun. Sandworts.

Exact synonyms: Genus Arenaria
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Carnation Family, Caryophyllaceae, Family Caryophyllaceae, Pink Family
Member holonyms: Sandwort



2. Noun. Turnstones.
Exact synonyms: Genus Arenaria
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Charadriidae, Family Charadriidae
Member holonyms: Turnstone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arenaria

Ardian
Ardisia
Ardisia crenata
Ardisia escallonoides
Ardisia paniculata
Ardwick
Ardèche
Area 51
Arean
Areba
Areca catechu
Arecaceae
Arecibo message
Arecidae
Arem
Arenaria
Arenaria-Melanocephala
Arenaria caroliniana
Arenaria groenlandica
Arenaria interpres
Arenaria peploides
Arenaria serpyllifolia
Arenaria stricta
Arenaviridae
Arendt
Arendtian
Arenga pinnata
Areopagist
Areopagists
Areopagite

Literary usage of Arenaria

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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 (1807)
"arenaria peploides. Linn. Sf. PI. 605. ... of arenaria can be confounded with this. It flowers about the middle of ..."

2. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"The two species selected were Mya arenaria and Venus ... The following are the indices of Mya arenaria:— RECENT. ANCIENT. ..."

3. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1833)
"( ) GREVILLEA arenaria. SAND GREVILLEA. Class and Order. ... GREVILLEA arenaria. Brown, Prodr. v. \. p. 378. ..."

4. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1905)
"arenaria MACROPHYLLA IN CONNECTICUT.—arenaria macrophylla, Hook, was found by the writer in full flower on May 22d last, growing in the thin soil covering ..."

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