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Definition of the noun tacca

What does tacca mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. genus of tropical plants with creeping rootstocks and small umbellate flowers

Phrases with Tacca

Phrases starting with the word Tacca:

  1. Tacca Dubia
  2. Tacca Gaogao
  3. Tacca Brownii
  4. Tacca Viridis
  5. Tacca Maculata
  6. Tacca Oceanica
  7. Tacca Umbrarum
  8. Tacca Samoensis
  9. Tacca Abyssinica
  10. Tacca Guineensis
  11. Tacca Phallifera
  12. Tacca Quanzensis
  13. Tacca Hawaiiensis
  14. Tacca involucrata
  15. tacca pinnatifida
  16. Tacca Pinnatifolia

Phrases ending with the word Tacca:

  1. genus tacca
  2. Chaitaea Tacca

Other phrases containing the word Tacca:

  1. Species Tacca Dubia
  2. Species Tacca Gaogao

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tacca

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Google previewFirst Steps in Economic Botany, for the Use of Students (1854)

Being an Abridgment of Popular Economic Botany by Thomas Croxen ARCHER

The Tacca is a native of the Molucca Islands, and the islands of the Pacific Ocean ; it is also extensively cultivated in various parts of China and India. It is found in commerce rarely, and is usually in packets, labelled “Arrow-root prepared by the ...

Google previewOutlines of Botany (1835)

Including a General History of the Vegetable Kingdom, in which Plants are Arranged According to the System of Natural Affinities by Gilbert Thomas Burnett

TAccAcEE. Tacca is the Malay name of a genus, of which there are but two known species. One of these, the T. pinnatifida, is a most important plant, as affording food to the natives of the South Sea Islands, where corn and our esculent ...

Google previewThe Vegetable Products of the World, in Common Use, Etc (1862)

by Thomas Croxen ARCHER

The Tacca is a native of the Molucca Islands, and the islands of the Pacific Ocean ; it is also extensively cultivated in various parts of China and India. It is found in commerce rarely, and is usually in packets, labelled “Arrow-root prepared by the ...

Google previewFirst steps in economic botany, an abridgement of 'Popular economic botany'. (1854)

by Thomas Croxen Archer

The Tacca is a native of the Molucca Islands, and the islands of the Pacific Ocean ; it is also extensively cultivated in various parts of China and India. It is found in commerce rarely, and is usually in packets, labelled " Arrow-root prepared by ...

Google previewTropical Exotics (1987)

by Horace F Clay, James C. Hubbard, Rick Golt

Tacca is the vernacular name for a number of species native to the Malaysian archipelago-peninsula; chantrieri honors Chantrier Freres, well-known early nurserymen of Mortefonraine, France. HABIT A low, herbaceous, evergreen plant that ...

Google previewPharmaceutical Lexicon: a dictionary of pharmaceutical science, etc (1873)

by H. V. SWERINGEN

TACCA FECULA. A variety of fecula from the South Sea Islands, sometimes sold under the name of arrowroot. It consists of circular, muller-shaped, or polyhedral granules, with few and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Tacca. (family *Taccaceae) A genus of *rhizomatous herbs in which the leaves are radical, broad, and usually divided. The flowers are subtended by *bracts, the inner ones being long and threadlike. East Indian arrowroot comes from the ...

Google previewPharmaceutical lexicon (1873)

TACCA FECULA. A variety of fecula from the South Sea. Islands, sometimes sold undcr the name of arrowroot. It consists of circular, mullcr-shaped, or polyhedral granules, with few and not very distinct rings, and a small, circular hilum, which ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science (1882)

A Guide for the Pharmaceutist, Druggist, and Physician ; Containing Concise Explanations of the Various Subjects and Terms of Pharmacy, and Appropriate Selections of the Collateral Sciences by Hiram V. Sweringen

TACCA FECULA. A variety of fec- ula from, the South Sea Islands, sometimes sold under the name of arrowroot. It consists of circular, muller-shaped, or polyhedral granules, with few and not very distinct rings, and a small, circular hilum, which ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

Tacca (tak'ā), n. [NL. (Forster, 1776), from the Malay name.] A genus of £ type of the order Taccaceae, distinguished by its fruit, which 1S 8. : commonly three- angled or six-ribbed. It comprises nine tropical species, of which three are American, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Tacca (tak'a), n. [NL. (Forster, 1776), from the Malay name.] A genus of monocotyledonous plants, type of the family Taccacese, distinguished by its fruit, which is a berry, commonly three-angled or six-ribbed. It comprises nine tropical species, ...

Google previewA pocket botanical dictionary, by J. Paxton assisted by prof. Lindley (1868)

by Samuel Hereman

Perennials resembling the Tacca in habit, growing freely in any light soil, and increased by division. Synonymes : 1, T. inUgrifolia ; 2, Tacca cristata, T. Raffles- idna. See Tacca. asperal. . TJk. pur. .">, 8. Ev. P. 11 E. Indies 1810 crwtAta 2 .

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Scrabble value of T1A1C3C3A1

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Anagrams of TACCA

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  • ATACC

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