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Definition of the noun amaracus

What does amaracus mean as a name of something?

Amaracus is a genus of Lamiaceae, described by J. Hill in 1756.

Amaracus is a genus of Lamiaceae.

Amaracus is a genus of Mentheae.

Phrases with Amaracus

Phrases starting with the word Amaracus:

  1. Amaracus Amanus
  2. Amaracus Lirius
  3. Amaracus Scaber
  4. Amaracus Pulcher
  5. Amaracus Vetteri
  6. Amaracus Majorana
  7. Amaracus Majorica
  8. Amaracus Sipyleus
  9. Amaracus Brevidens
  10. Amaracus Dictamnus
  11. Amaracus Cyrenaicus
  12. Amaracus Tomentosus
  13. Amaracus Libanoticus

Phrase ending with the word Amaracus:

  1. Genus Amaracus

Other phrases containing the word Amaracus:

  1. Species Amaracus Lirius
  2. Species Amaracus Majorana
  3. Species Amaracus Dictamnus
  4. Species Amaracus Tomentosus

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amaracus

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Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Amaracus J.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

" Amaracus Gled.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

(Amaracus majorana Schinz & Thell.; Amaracus majorana (L.) Schinz & Thell.; Majorana dubia (Boiss.) Briq.; Majorana dubia Briq.; Majorana fragrans Raf.; Majorana hortensis Moench; Majorana majorana H. Karst.; Majorana majorana (L.) H. Karst., nom. inval.; Majorana mexicana M. Martens & Galeotti; Majorana ovalifolia Stokes; Majorana ovatifolia Stokes; Majorana suffruticosa Raf.; Majorana tenuifolia Raf.; Majorana tenuifolia Gray; Majorana uncinata ...

Google previewThe London Medical Dictionary, Including Under Distinct Heads Every Branch of Medecine (1809)

by Bartholomew Parr

MAJor ANA MAJo'R1 Fo'Lio, amaracus, sampsuchus. Sweet MARJoRAM. By amaracus the ancients meant sweet marjoram; but by lesser marjoram, the marum. The Egyptians and Syrians call the sweet marjoram by the name of sampsuchus. It is the origanum majorana Lin. Sp. Pl. 825, a low plant, with slender, square branched, woody stalks; and little, oval, somewhat downy, leaves , set in pairs. On the tops grow scaly heads of small whitish labiated flowers, whose upper lip is erect ...

Google previewMiller's dictionary of gardening, botany, and agriculture; revised (1834)

by Philip Miller

Moench deseribes the Origanum Dictamus, under the name Amaracus tomentosus. [a. c] AMARANTACEiE, R. Brown (from Amarantus). A group of dicotyledonous and apetalous plants, in many particulars resembling Chenopodacea. The leaves are either alternate or opposite, of a soft lax texture, particularly when young ; flowers small, sometimes hermaphrodite, sometimes unisexual, disposed in spikes, panicles, or terminal heads ; calyx of one leaf, deeply divided into four or five ...

Google previewLexicon Philologicum præcipue etymologicum et sacrum, in quo Latinæ et a Latinis auctoribus usurpatæ ... voces ex originibus declarantur ... Editio altera ... locupletior, etc (1655)

Hæc Samos eft furusest, quam Latini amaracum vocant cujus nominis usim Virgilius etiam advenerem referensait : ubi mollis amaracus illum Floribus aspirans molli complectitur umbra. apta est autem bec berba unguentis. unde & nomen traxit amaracus ӑриетохијиdam regis, qui cafu lapsus, dum ferret unguenta, novum órgratissimum ex confufiane adorem creavit. - samffithinu, a un èfampfuchofastus, ut sampfuchinum o. leum. Plin, l. 21, 22, Sanas infragm.Festi: Sanates dictifunt ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3A1R1A1C3U1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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