Definition of Myrrhis
1. Noun. European perennial herbs having pinnate leaves and umbels of white flowers.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Apiaceae, Carrot Family, Family Apiaceae, Family Umbelliferae, Umbelliferae
Member holonyms: Myrrhis Odorata, Sweet Cicely
Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrrhis
Literary usage of Myrrhis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1735)
"Myrrhis ; Sweet Cicely. The Characters are ; if it an ... Myrrhis ; magno femine, longo fn!cata. JB Sweet Cicely, tr Vol.. II. The Species are ; Great Sweet ..."
2. The British Journal of Homoeopathy edited by John James Drysdale, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Richard Hughes, John Rutherfurd Russell (1875)
"According to Pliny, the myrrhis closely resembles common hemlock, ... The plant thus named by the ancients is the Myrrhis odorata of the moderns, ..."
3. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"This retains its Leaves through the Winter. Myrrhis, Sweet Cicely. ... Myrrhis magna femine longo falcate. JB Sweet Cicely, or Great ..."