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Definition of the noun genus sagina
What does genus sagina mean as a name of something?
- small low-growing annual or perennial herbs of temperate and cool regions
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Sagina
- more generic term: caryophylloid dicot genus = genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
- member of: carnation family / Caryophyllaceae / family Caryophyllaceae / pink family = large family of herbs or subshrubs
- member: pearl-weed / pearlweed / pearlwort = any of various low-growing plants of the genus Sagina having small spherical flowers resembling pearls
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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The Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1857)
by John Marius Wilson
Its root is tapering; its stems are smooth, nearly erect, and about 6 inches high; its leaves are obtuse, and have not any bristles; and its flowers are petalous and bloom from May till August—Two other native pearlworts, which some botanists place under the genus Sagina, and some under the genus moenchia, are noticed in the article MoENCHXA. PEASANT. A person who lives by rural labour. The most important portion of the peasant community are those who work on farms. PEASE.
And of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, &c by John Marius Wilson
— Two other native pearlworts, which some botanists place under the genus Sagina, and some under the genus moenchia, are noticed in the article Mo- BICCHIA. PEASANT. A person who lives by rural labour. The most important portion of the peasant community are those who work on farms.
An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language : Practical and Comprehensive : Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words by Robert Hunter, Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford
The genus Sagina. péarl'—y, a. [Eng. pearly; -y.] 1. Resembling pearls. “For what the day devours, ...
a new and original work presenting for convenient reference the orthography, pronunciation, meaning, use, origin and development of every word in the English language together with condensed explanations of fifty thousand important subjects and an exhaustive encyclopaedia of all the arts and sciences profusely illustrated by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris
The genus Sagina. pSarT-y, a. [Eng. pearly ; -y.] 1. Resembling pearls. " For what the day devours, the nightly dew Shall to the morn in pearly drops reuew." Dry den ; Virgil; Georgic iL 279, 2. Abounding with, or containing pearls. "The silver Trent on pearly sands doth slide," Drayton : Barons 1 Cars, tL pearly-nautilus, *. Zool. : Nautilus pompilius; common in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, especially towards the ...
The Encyclopædic Dictionary (1886)
A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use by Robert Hunter
The genus Sagina. pearl y, a. [Eng. pearly ...
by Robert Hunter
The genus Sagina. pêarl'—y, a. [Eng, pearly; -y.] 1. Resembling pearls. “For what the day devours, the nightly dew Shall to the morn in pearly drops renew.” Dryden: Virgil ...
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