Definition of Genus Cicer

1. Noun. Chickpea plant; Asiatic herbs.

Exact synonyms: Cicer
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cicer

genus Chrysanthemum
genus Chrysaora
genus Chrysemys
genus Chrysobalanus
genus Chrysochloris
genus Chrysolepis
genus Chrysolophus
genus Chrysophrys
genus Chrysophyllum
genus Chrysopsis
genus Chrysosplenium
genus Chrysothamnus
genus Chunga
genus Cibotium
genus Cicada
genus Cicer (current term)
genus Cichorium
genus Ciconia
genus Cicuta
genus Cimex
genus Cimicifuga
genus Cinchona
genus Cinclus
genus Cinnamomum
genus Circaea
genus Circaetus
genus Circus
genus Cirsium
genus Cistothorus
genus Cistus

Literary usage of Genus Cicer

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

1. Origin of Cultivated Plants by Alphonse de Candolle (1886)
"... and sometimes in the genus Cicer ; but the species of these ill-defined groups all belong to the Mediterranean basin or to Western Asia. ..."

2. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"... genus Cicer, of the natural order Leguminosa?, having pinnate leaves, solitary axillary stalked flowers, and two-seeded pods, inflated like bladders. ..."

3. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"For the characters and propertiesof the genus Cicer, see CICER. (Loudon's Cyclopaedia of Plant»; Don, Miller's Dictionary ; Hooker's British Flora ..."

4. Food-grains of India by Arthur Herbert Church (1886)
"The genus Cicer belongs to the tribe Vicieae, and the sub-order Papilionaceae. The chick-pea or common gram is largely cultivated in the Northern Provinces ..."

5. Annual Report of the American Institute of the City of New York (1862)
"An examination of the seed shows it to be a vetch—natural order Vicia, genus Cicer. Hence it is an annual herb. The species to which these seeds belong is ..."

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