Definition of Camelina

1. Noun. Annual and biennial herbs of Mediterranean to central Asia.




Definition of Camelina

1. Noun. The plant ''Camelina sativa'', sometimes cultivated for oilseed ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Camelina

camelback
camelbacked
camelbacks
cameleer
cameleers
cameleon
cameleons
cameleopard
cameleopards
camelhair
camelhairs
camelia
camelias
camelid
camelids
camelina (current term)
cameline
camelines
camelish
camellia
camellias
camellike
cameloid
cameloid anaemia
cameloid cell
cameloids
camelopard
camelopards
camelots
camelpox

Literary usage of Camelina

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1. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"In Germany, Holland, and some other countries, false flax (camelina saliva L.) is sparingly grown for its seed, which yields oil and cake. ..."

2. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1892)
"... camelina.—The following is, I think, a rather remarkable instance of the instinctive power possessed by Lepidoptera of taking advantage of their ..."

3. Tropical Agriculture: A Treatise on the Culture, Preparation, Commerce and by Peter Lund Simmonds (1889)
"The camelina is understood to be a non-exhauster of the soil, used as a rotation crop, enabling old land to recover itself in some measure; it prefers soil ..."

4. The Larvæ of the British Butterflies and Moths by William Buckler (1887)
"... camelina. Plate XXXV, fig. 3. Mr. Buckler figured this species August 24th, 1859, September 12th, and November 13th, 1860? ..."

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