Definition of Genus leonotis
1. Noun. Small genus of tropical herbs and subshrubs of South Africa.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Labiatae, Family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, Mint Family
Member holonyms: Cape Dagga, Dagga, Leonotis Leonurus, Red Dagga, Wilde Dagga, Leonotis Nepetaefolia, Leonotis Nepetifolia, Lion's-ear
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Leonotis
Literary usage of Genus leonotis
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1. A Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and by John Ogilvie (1855)
"A plant of the genus Leonotis. LIP, я. [add.] In concho!., the outer edge of the aperture of a univalve shell. The two sides of the aperture of spiral ..."