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genus Sagina

Definition of the noun genus sagina

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noun

  1. small low-growing annual or perennial herbs of temperate and cool regions

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Google previewThe 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.

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture (1851)

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.

Google previewThe New American Encyclopedic Dictionary (1906)

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, ...

Google previewUniversal dictionary of the English language (1899)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe American Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1900)

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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