Definition of Birthworts

1. Noun. (plural of birthwort) ¹



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Definition of Birthworts

1. birthwort [n] - See also: birthwort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Birthworts

birthrates
birthright
birthrights
birthroot
birthroots
births
birthsite
birthstone
birthstones
birthtime
birthtimes
birthweight
birthweights
birthwort
birthwort family
birthworts (current term)
biryani
biryanis
bis
bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate esterase
bis(chloromethyl) ether
bis(monoacylglycero)phosphate synthetase
bis-
bis-gamma-glutamylcystine reductase
bis in die
bis key
bisa antelope
bisabolene
bisaccate
bisacodyl

Literary usage of Birthworts

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1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... of the order has been made by Brown, who points out a relation to birthworts ... but the adherent ovary of birthworts, their highly- developed calyx, ..."

2. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology, and by Alphonso Wood (1873)
"... birthworts. Low herbs or climbing shrubs, with alternate leaves and perfect flowers. Perianth tube adherent to the ovary, brown or dull, valvate in the ..."

3. The American Botanist and Florist: Including Lessons in the Structure, Life by Alphonso Wood (1875)
"... birthworts. Low herbs or climbing shrubs, with alternate leaves and perfect flowers. Perianth tube adherent to the ovary, brown or dull, valvate in the ..."

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