from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of cruciferous plants, including the radish, type of the tribe Raphaneæ.
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- noun radish
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The so-called psyche or butterfly is generated from caterpillars which grow on green leaves, chiefly leaves of the raphanus, which some call crambe or cabbage.
Herodotus describes the food of the workmen who built the Pyramids, to have been the "_raphanus_, onions and garlic;" the first of which, now called
Radishes were celebrated by Dioscorides and Pliny as above all roots whatsoever, insomuch, that in the Delphic temple there was a Radish of solid gold, _raphanus ex auro dicatus_: and
How do radish (raphanus sativus) obtain needed materials, move, eliminate wastes,
Anyway, Michael XII has an area-effect ability, and the Schoolgirl in White quickly disposes of her raphanus-based opponents.
Page 288 middle of March, and then wherever they appear, we may plant peas and beans in the open grounds, (vitia sativa) French beans (phaccolus) sow raddishes, (raphanus) lettuce, (lactuca) onions, (cepa) pastinaca, daucus, and almost every kind of exculent garden seeds, without fear or danger from frosts; for although we have sometimes frosts after their first appearance for a night or two yet not so severe as to injure the young plants.
Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Chactaws; Containing An Account of the Soil and Natural Productions of Those Regions, Together with Observations on the Manners of the Indians.