Definition of Pastinaca sativa

1. Noun. A strong-scented plant cultivated for its edible root.

Exact synonyms: Parsnip
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Pastinaca, Pastinaca
Specialized synonyms: Cultivated Parsnip, Madnep, Wild Parsnip



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pastinaca Sativa

Pasteur pipette
Pasteur pipettes
Pasteur vaccine
Pasteurella anatipestifer
Pasteurella novicida
Pasteurella pestis
Pasteurella pfaffii
Pasteurella pseudotuberculosis
Pasteurella septicaemiae
Pasteurella tularensis
Pasteurian
Pasteurism
Pastia
Pastia's sign
Pastinaca
Pastinaca sativa
Pasto
Pastor roseus
Pastor sturnus
Patagonia
Patagonian
Patagonian Desert
Patagonian tinamou
Patagonian tinamous
Patagonian weasel
Patagonians
Patavine
Patavium
Patein's albumin

Literary usage of Pastinaca sativa

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1. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"The former, an addition to the island list, was found in two places on Pastinaca sativa; the latter occurred on its usual foodplant, in Lorden Copse, ..."

2. The Chemistry of Essential Oils and Artificial Perfumes by Ernest John Parry (1908)
"Oil from dry seed of pastinaca sativa L.—The bright yellow oil obtained in a yield of T47 per cent, had the following properties : d16<> 0-8736; a,, ..."

3. The Chemistry of Essential Oils and Artificial Perfumes by Ernest John Parry (1908)
"Oil from dry seed of pastinaca sativa L.—The bright yellow oil obtained in a yield of T47 per cent, ... Oil from the dry roots of pastinaca sativa ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1886)
"pastinaca sativa—Non-Presence of a Poisonous Constituent.— Mr. Joseph T. Bennett records some experiments made with a view to determining the presence of a ..."

5. C.E. Hobbs' Botanical Hand-book: Of Common Local, English, Botanical and by Charles E. Hobbs (1876)
"Rt. esc. nut. ; Sd. and Tp. diu. see pastinaca sativa. Spikenard of the ancients, see Nardostachys ..."

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