Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of leguminous plants of the tribe Trifolieœ; known by the monadelphous stamens.

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  • noun genus of European subshrubs or herbs having pink or purple or yellow solitary or clustered flowers: restharrow

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Examples

  • There is a wanton tangling and mingling of the waste-loving flowers, such as the yellow toad-flax, the bristling viper's bugloss, the thorny ononis that spreads a hue of pink as it creeps along the ground, sky-blue chicory on wiry stems, large milk-white blooms of _datura_, and purple heads of

    Two Summers in Guyenne

  • Those which now made the best show of bloom were the star-thistle centaurea and _ononis repens_.

    Wanderings by southern waters, eastern Aquitaine

  • Entire fields are covered with the troublesome creeping stems of the spinous ononis, while the bare hillsides are studded with the dangerous capsules of the puliuris and tribulus.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

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