Definition of Hyssopus
1. Noun. Eurasian genus of perennial herbs or subshrubs.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Labiatae, Family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, Mint Family
Member holonyms: Hyssop, Hyssopus Officinalis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyssopus
Literary usage of Hyssopus
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1. The British Flora Medica: A History of the Medicinal Plants of Great Britain by Benjamin Herbert Barton, Thomas Castle (1877)
"Goats and sheep eat the foliage of this plant, other animals in general refuse it. CXI. hyssopus OFFICINALIS, L. HYSSOP. Nat. Ord. LABIATA. ..."