Definition of Jussieu

1. Noun. French botanist who categorized plants into families and developed a system of plant classification (1748-1836).

Lexicographical Neighbors of Jussieu

Jupiter Tonans
Juris Doctor
Juris Doctors
Jurkat cell
Jussieu (current term)
Justice Department
Justice of the Peace
Justinian I
Justinian code
Justinian the Great

Literary usage of Jussieu

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of European Thought in the Nineteenth Century by John Theodore Merz (1903)
"Jussieu we find introduced into natural science, mainly for the purposes of ... Inspired by Jussieu, De Blainville looked upon the whole development of the ..."

2. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1837)
"Tournefort dwells chiefly on different aspects and circumstances of the corolla ;—Linnaeus, of the stamens and pistils ;—Jussieu, of the cotyledons and ..."

3. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"In 1765 he went to Paris to study medicine, and became the protégé and pupil of his uncle, Bernard de Jussieu, who lectured on botany in the Jar- din du Roi ..."

4. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1835)
"Jussieu, after having been a long time employed upon a systematic division ... Cuvier, in a biographical memoir on Richard, calls Bernard de Jussieu " the ..."

5. Educating by Story-telling: Showing the Value of Story-telling as an by Katherine Dunlap Cather (1918)
""We will take back seeds of every rare specimen," Jussieu said, "and great will be the rejoicing in France." One day, as the botanist and his men made their ..."

6. A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts by Thomas Young (1845)
"The French have introduced into very general use the botanical syr*r, of Jussieu. The most prominent feature in this system is the division tf all the ..."

7. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"Reversing the order of Jussieu, who proceeded from the lower or simpler to the higher or more complex forms, ..."

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