Definition of Nicotiana

1. Noun. American and Asiatic aromatic herbs and shrubs with viscid foliage.

Exact synonyms: Genus Nicotiana
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Solanaceae, Potato Family, Solanaceae
Member holonyms: Tobacco, Tobacco Plant



Definition of Nicotiana

1. n. A genus of American and Asiatic solanaceous herbs, with viscid foliage and funnel-shaped blossoms. Several species yield tobacco. See Tobacco.

Definition of Nicotiana

1. Noun. (gardening) Any ornamental plant of the genus ''Nicotiana'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nicotiana

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nicotiana

nicks
nickum
nickums
nicky-tam
nicky-tams
niclofolan
niclosamide
nicocodeine
nicodicodeine
nicofuranose
nicoise
nicols
nicomorphine
nicoracetam
nicotian
nicotiana (current term)
nicotianas
nicotianine
nicotians
nicotic
nicotidine
nicotin
nicotinamidase
nicotinamide
nicotinamide-nucleotide adenylyltransferase
nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide
nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate
nicotinamide adenine trinucleotide
nicotinamide methyltransferase
nicotinamide mononucleotide

Literary usage of Nicotiana

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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1884)
"nicotiana quadrivalvis, Pursh. The native tobacco of the Missouri. An annual. ... nicotiana Tabacum, Linne.* The ordinary Tobacco-Plant of Central America. ..."

2. Breeding Crop Plants by Herbert Kendall Hayes, Ralph John Garber (1921)
"The tobacco genus, nicotiana, has been divided by earlier workers into four ... From the standpoint of the student of plant genetics the nicotiana genus is ..."

3. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"Genus nicotiana nicotiana (named in honour of Jean Nicot, 1530-1600, who introduced ... nicotiana ACUTIFLORA (acute-flowered). Stem erect, I to 2 feet high. ..."

4. The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom by Charles Darwin (1876)
"... fresh stock—Uniform colour of the flowers on the self-fertilised plants of the fourth generation —nicotiana tabacum, crossed and self-fertilised plants ..."

5. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1867)
"nicotiana MACROPHYLLA GIGANTEA. BT THE EDITOR. THE Parisian gardens are famous for their ... Of this class is the nicotiana macrophylla gigantea (FIG. ..."

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