from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. a genus of plants of the buckwheat family, including the buckwheat Fagopyrum esculentum; in some classifications included in the genus Polygonum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small genus of annual plants, closely allied to Polygonum (in which it is often included), natives of central Asia.
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- n. buckwheat; in some classifications included in the genus Polygonum
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Buckwheat Buckwheat, Fagopyrum esculentum, is a plant in the Polygonum family, a relative of rhubarb and sorrel.
They are especially abundant in buckwheat Fagopyrum esculentum.
John Troesle says that he gets a crop of buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) in about two months in Monte Verde, Costa Rica.
BUCKWHEAT, the fruit (so-called seeds) of _Fagopyrum esculentum_ (natural order Polygonaceae), a herbaceous plant, native of central Asia, but cultivated in Europe and North America; also extensively cultivated in the
The first family (_Polygoneæ_) is represented by the various species of _Polygonum_ (knotgrass, smart-weed, etc.), and among cultivated plants by the buckwheat (_Fagopyrum_).
Consider buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum), bugleweed (Ajuga reptans), Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile) chickweed
Kasha aka buckwheat is a herb of the genus Fagopyrum.
(Hypericum perforatum) and buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum).