Definition of Genus Cynoglossum
1. Noun. A large genus of tall rough herbs belonging to the family Boraginaceae.
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Borage Family, Boraginaceae, Family Boraginaceae
Member holonyms: Chinese Forget-me-not, Cynoglossum Amabile, Cynoglossum Officinale, Hound's-tongue, Cynoglossum Virginaticum, Hound's-tongue
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cynoglossum
Literary usage of Genus Cynoglossum
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1. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"genus Cynoglossum (Hound's Tongue). C. officinale (Common Hound's T.); C. Virginianum (Wild Comfrey); ..."
2. The Farmer's Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Technical Terms Recently by Daniel Pereira Gardner (1854)
"The genus Cynoglossum : rough-leaved weeds of little value. HOUSELEEK. Exotic plants of the genus ..."