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Definition of the noun ranunculus

What does ranunculus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • ranunculus: ranunculuses
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  1. annual, biennial or perennial herbs: buttercup; crowfoot

Alternative definition of the noun ranunculus


  1. Any plant of the genus Ranunculus; the buttercup or crowfoot.

Phrases with Ranunculus

Phrases starting with the word Ranunculus:

  1. Ranunculus Acer
  2. Ranunculus Udus
  3. ranunculus acris
  4. Ranunculus Altus
  5. Ranunculus Bovei
  6. Ranunculus canus
  7. Ranunculus Chius
  8. Ranunculus grayi
  9. Ranunculus jovis
  10. Ranunculus Nanus
  11. Ranunculus tener
  12. Ranunculus Thora
  13. Ranunculus Agerii
  14. Ranunculus Alatus
  15. Ranunculus Alceus
  16. Ranunculus Altior
  17. Ranunculus Ameres

Phrases ending with the word Ranunculus:

  1. Conus Ranunculus
  2. genus ranunculus
  3. Homola Ranunculus

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ranunculus

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Google previewThe national encyclopædia. Libr. ed (1884)

by National cyclopaedia

Ranunculus asiaticus (common garden ranunculus) is a native of the Levant. The garden ranunculus is a florist's plant, and has been cultivated with great care. The garden varieties of this species are very numerous, as ao two plants produce ...

Google previewTransactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club (1894)

by Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club

For example, Ranunculus is the diminutive of the Latin word meaning a frog ; the ranunculus is, therefore, the little frog, alluding to the aquatic habit of some species ; a very unworthy designation for so noble and varied a family. But plant ...

Google previewBiology, The Unity and Diversity of Life (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Ranunculus is a large genus of about 600 species of plants in the Ranunculaceae. Members of the genus include the buttercups, spearworts, water crowfoots and the lesser celandine. The petals are often highly lustrous, especially in yellow ...

Google previewTrekking in Peru (2014)

50 Best Walks and Hikes by Hilary Bradt, Kathy Jarvis

Ranunculus is the botanical name for buttercup, a very primitive family with many species in the Andes, some of which look more like anemones than buttercups. Ranunculus guzmanii (rima rima) is a beautiful flower and quite common in the ...

Google previewCommunity Ecology (2016)

Biology, Ecology by CTI Reviews

Ranunculus is a large genus of about 600 species of plants in the Ranunculaceae. Members of the genus include the buttercups, spearworts, water crowfoots and the lesser celandine. They are mostly herbaceous perennials with bright yellow ...

Google previewBotany, An Introduction to Plant Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Ranunculus is a large genus of about 600 species of plants in the Ranunculaceae. Members of the genus include the buttercups, spearworts, water crowfoots and the lesser celandine. They are mostly herbaceous perennials with bright yellow ...

Google previewPrairie Farmer (1845)

who can possibly do so raise a club, (not a war club, but a The Ranunculus is a beautiful flower and deserves more club of 13 subscribers for $10. attention than it generally ...”. "...o.o. Many - of the varieties are ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Aconitum, Ranunculus sp.) these swell up into tubers holding reserve materials. L. exstip., usu. alt., with sheathing bases and often very much divided. The chief exceptions to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Common Wildflowers of Texas & the Southern Great Plains (2005)

by Joel Ellis Holloway, Amanda Neill

Ranunculus abortivus Littleleaf Buttercup SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ranunculus, Latin for little frog, for the habitat in damp places + abortivus, Latin for with parts missing, reduced parts, abortive, for the small stem leaves. COMMON NAME: Littleleaf ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1735)

Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden, as Also the Physick Garden, Wilderness, Conservatory, and Vineyard by Philip Miller

Ranunculus ; repens, fiore fleno. J. B. Common creeping Crowfoot with a double Flower. j. Ranunculus; Montanus, aco- niti folio, albus, fore minore. C.B.P. Mountain Crowfoot, with a white Flower. 4. Ranunculus ; folio aconiti, fiore albo, mttltiplii ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1826)

Ranunculus alpestris. Leaves resemble those of R. aquaticus. Calyx reflex, smooth. Flowers white. Native of the north of Europe . 27. Ranunculus Lapponica, or Lapland crowfoot. Leaves three-parted, lobed, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica (1878)

A Record of the Positive Effects of Drugs Upon the Healthy Human Organism by Timothy Field Allen

Ranunculus sceleratus, L. Natural order, Ranunculaceee. Preparation, Tincture of the whole plant. Authorities. 1, Dr. Y., Archiv f. Hom., took tincture, 2 drops, fi rst and second days, 3 drops fifth day, 4 drops tenth and twenty-first days, G drops ...


RANUNCULUS RAPE 579 ami tlie leaves of some species readily produce blisters ; but this property disappears when they are dried or heated. Many are narcotic and poisonous ; some are used in medicine, as aconite and helle- hore.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Folk Medicine (2004)

Old World and New World Traditions by Gabrielle Hatfield

Buttercups (Ranunculus acris, Ranunculus bulbosus, Ranunculus repens) These grassland species have been used in British folk medicine mainly to raise blisters , a technique popular in official medicine for many centuries as a way of ridding ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

ranunculus, sort of medicinal plant, diminutive of rana, frog), CROWFOOT FAMILY. A natural order of about 700 widely distributed species of dicotyledonous herbs or sometimes shrubs, and , ...

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Ranunculus Meaning

Video shows what ranunculus means. Any plant of the genus Ranunculus, the buttercup or crowfoot.. ranunculus synonyms: buttercup, crowfoot. Ranunculus ...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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