Definition of Genus silybum

1. Noun. Small genus of east African herbs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Silybum

genus Setophaga
genus Shigella
genus Shorea
genus Shortia
genus Sialia
genus Sialis
genus Sida
genus Sidalcea
genus Sideritis
genus Sigmodon
genus Silene
genus Sillago
genus Silphium
genus Silurus
genus Silvia
genus Silybum
genus Simarouba
genus Simulium
genus Sinanthropus
genus Sinapis
genus Sinningia
genus Sinornis
genus Siren
genus Sison
genus Sistrurus
genus Sisymbrium
genus Sisyrinchium
genus Sitophylus
genus Sitotroga
genus Sitta

Literary usage of Genus silybum

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1. Chambers' Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1892)
"Plants of the genus Silybum, and of the genus Echinops, which belongs to a very different section of the Composite, are often to be seen in flower-gardens, ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"—Plants of the genus Silybum, distinguished by its monadelphous stamens, and of the genus Echinops, which has a very different manner of growth, ..."

3. Chambers' Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1874)
"The expressed juice of the plant wae formerly reckoned good for cancerous sores and cutaneous eruptions. —Plants of the genus Silybum, distinguished by its ..."

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