Definition of Genus Daucus
1. Noun. Carrot.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Apiaceae, Carrot Family, Family Apiaceae, Family Umbelliferae, Umbelliferae
Member holonyms: Daucus Carota, Queen Anne's Lace, Wild Carrot, Carrot, Cultivated Carrot, Daucus Carota Sativa
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Daucus
Literary usage of Genus Daucus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris (1855)
"A term applied in Pathology to an expression of countenance indicative of etong mental emotion, as a wild look. WILD CARROT. A plant of the genus Daucus. ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Aside from the carrot, there are no horticultural members of the genus. Daucus comprises bristly or setose slender plants ..."
3. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1822)
"M. Link on the Ancient History of flower in the centre of the umbel, which is proper only to the species of the genus Daucus. Columella (1. ix. c. 4. ..."
4. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1849)
"... about the borders of the corn-fields 500 feet or more above the beach, and some distance back from the shore. De Candolle remarks of the genus Daucus, ..."
5. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"Carroll, Lewis. See DODGSON, CHARLES Lrrr- WIDGE. Carronade'. See ARTILLERY. Car'rot, a plant of the genus Daucus and order ..."