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Definition of the noun Abrus

What does Abrus mean as a name of something?

Abrus is a genus of Cicadellidae, described by Dai & Zhang in 2002.

Abrus is a genus of Fabaceae.

Abrus is a kind of Abreae, described by Adans. in 1763.

Phrases with Abrus

Phrases starting with the word Abrus:

  1. Abrus abrus
  2. Abrus Minor
  3. Abrus Aureus
  4. Abrus Bottae
  5. Abrus Brevis
  6. Abrus Coneus
  7. Abrus Gorsei
  8. Abrus Huangi
  9. Abrus Mollis
  10. Abrus Repens
  11. Abrus Wittei
  12. Abrus Cyaneus
  13. Abrus Arboreus
  14. Abrus Gracilis
  15. Abrus Lusorius
  16. Abrus Breviolus
  17. Abrus Canescens

Phrases ending with the word Abrus:

  1. genus Abrus
  2. Glycine abrus
  3. Silvius Abrus

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abrus

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Google previewBrooklyn Medical Journal (1892)

Abrus is the first, and zingiber on page 406, is the last .

Google previewRecent Trends in Biotechnology and Therapeutic Applications of Medicinal Plants (2013)

by Mohd. Shahid, Anwar Shahzad, Abida Malik, Aastha Sahai

Abrus schimperi The Genus Abrus is a flowering plant of the family Fabaceae containing around 18 species. Abrus schimperi is a flora of tropical Africa. In a recent study by Rahman et ...

Google previewTaxonomy of Angiosperms (2005)

by A. V. S. S. Sambamurty

Abrus is a climbing shrub. Several plants are trees as in Pterocarpus, Pongamia, etc. Figs. 34 to 39. Roots—The roots are normal tap root type and show root nodules containing Rhizobia which fix atmospheric nitrogen (symbiosis). Leaf— The ...

Google previewFood Plants of China (2005)

by Shiu-ying Hu

Abrus is a perennial, leguminous vine with the annual wire-like leafy shoots (10-80 cm long) growing from a woody chestnut brown rootstock or rarely from the basal portion of a one-year old aerial stem.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements (2004)

by Tova Navarra

Abrus is the Greek word meaning delicate, which describes the leaves of the plant; the other names refer to the seeds. As long as the seeds are completely intact, they are harmless or considered by herbologists to be therapeutic. However, the ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

The calyx is bilabiate ; the carina : corolla turning back the vexillum with its □ tCimi Abrus is a native of Egypt and dies. The stalks and roots arc very sweet t*ftc. Herman affirms, that the juice ob- from them by decoction is little inferior to ce ...

Google previewReference-book of Practical Therapeutics (1897)

by Frank Pierce Foster

Abrus is a genus of climbing shrubs indigenous to India and now naturalized in all tropical countries. The seeds, semen abri, are inodorous and have a sli ht bean-like taste. They are employed in ndia. as a standard weight (about 1-} grain ).

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Glycine Abrus is a native of Egypt and the Indies...The stalks and roots are very sweet to the taste. Herman affirms, that the juice obtained from them by ...

Google previewPhytochemical Dictionary (1998)

A Handbook of Bioactive Compounds from Plants, Second Edition by Herbert Baxter, J.B. Harborne, Gerald P. Moss

wt Abrus agglutinin: 134900 All are glycoproteins (but not metalloproteins) and are lectins. Abrins are monovalent, composed of two polypeptide chains joined by a disulfide bridge, the smaller chain being the ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1913)

by Casey Albert Wood

Abrus precatorius. JEQUIRITY. PRAYER-BEADS. CRAB'S-EYES. LovaPEAS. This species is indigenous to tropical Asia and Africa, although it has also been grown in America. It belongs to the Leguminosze and all its parts are poisonous.

Google previewPhytochemical Dictionary of the Leguminosae (1994)

by Frank Bisby

Abrus. Adans. Papilionoideae. -. Abreae. Woody subshrubs or lianes. Seventeen species, pantropical but most diverse in Africa and Madagascar. The seeds of A. precatorius are widely used as beads, despite being extremely poisonous.

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

abnormity Abrus fact or condition of being abnormal. 1b: a structure, condition, or process that deviates from the normal state. 2: an aberration, deformity, or anomaly. Cf. abnormity. abnormity. 1: abnormality (esp. def. 2). 2: deformity.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

Abrus. precatorius,. Linn.;. II. Br. Ind.,. II,. ijs-. Indian. or. Wild. Liquorice. Root,. Eng. ;. Liane. A. reglisse,. Reglisse. d'Amerique,. Fr. Vern. — Gaungchi.rati, ckirmiti, Hind.; Ratak, labri, Pb. j Gunji,gkung- chi, BOMB. ; Gumchi, Duk. ; Chanoti ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Plant Names of the Philippine Islands (1903)

by Elmer Drew Merrill

Abrus precatorius L. SAGAD, ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3R1U1S1

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