Definition of Genus Anchusa

1. Noun. Rough and hairy Old World herbs.

Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Borage Family, Boraginaceae, Family Boraginaceae
Member holonyms: Anchusa



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Anchusa

genus Anabrus
genus Anacardium
genus Anacyclus
genus Anadenanthera
genus Anagallis
genus Anagasta
genus Anagyris
genus Ananas
genus Anaphalis
genus Anarhichas
genus Anas
genus Anasa
genus Anastatica
genus Anastomus
genus Anatotitan
genus Anchusa (current term)
genus Ancistrodon
genus Ancylus
genus Andira
genus Andreaea
genus Andrena
genus Andricus
genus Andromeda
genus Andropogon
genus Andryala
genus Aneides
genus Anemia
genus Anemone
genus Anemonella
genus Anemopsis

Literary usage of Genus Anchusa

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1. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"any plant of the genus Anchusa, bugloss, oxtongue. ancien, a. ancient; old; former, late, ex-; old- fashioned. — m. ancient; old person; ..."

2. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1888)
"The name of alkanet is also extended to the whole genus Anchusa, of which three species are common in ..."

3. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"any plant of the genus Anchusa, bugloss, oxtongue. ancien, a. ancient; old; former, late, ex-; old- fashioned. — m. ancient; old person; ..."

4. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1888)
"The name of alkanet is also extended to the whole genus Anchusa, of which three species are common in ..."

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