Definition of Senecio

1. Noun. Enormous and diverse cosmopolitan genus of trees and shrubs and vines and herbs including many weeds.




Definition of Senecio

1. n. A very large genus of composite plants including the groundsel and the golden ragwort.

Definition of Senecio

1. a flowering plant [n -CIOS]

Medical Definition of Senecio

1. A very large genus of composite plants including the groundsel and the golden ragwort. Origin: L, groundsel, lit, an old man. So called in allusion to the hoary appearance of the pappus. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Senecio

sending to Coventry
sending up
sendings
sendoff
sendoffs
sends
sends away
sends away for
sends off
sends to Coventry
sends up
sendup
sendups
sene
senecas
senecio (current term)
senecioic acid
senecios
seneciosis
senectitude
senectitudes
senega
senega root
senega snakeroot
senegal
senegal gum
senegalite
senegas
senegin
senes

Literary usage of Senecio

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1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1908)
"NOTES ON THE GENUS senecio. JM GREENMAN. DURING the season of 1904 ... One of these appeared to be intermediate in general aspect between senecio aureus L. ..."

2. Therapeutic Gazette (1898)
"Several species of the genus senecio which have been specially investigated are as follows: ... senecio paludosus: Alkaloids in still greater quantity. ..."

3. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1810)
"[ 2515 ] senecio lividus. Green-scaled Groundsel. ... as in perhaps every other senecio ; so that it in some measure wanders from the generic character. ..."

4. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"... senecio, and senecio was the friend of the younger Pliny; it is far from unlikely, therefore, that the biographer was acquainted with the greatest of ..."

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