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Definition of Napus

Napus
Napus Na"pus, n. [L.] (Bot.) A kind of turnip. See Navew.
Napus
Turnip Tur"nip, n. [OE. turnep; probably fr. turn, or F. tour a turn, turning lathe + OE. nepe a turnip, AS. n[=ae]pe, L. napus. Cf. Turn,v. t., Navew.] (Bot.) The edible, fleshy, roundish, or somewhat conical, root of a cruciferous plant (Brassica campestris, var. Napus); also, the plant itself. [Formerly written also turnep.] Swedish turnip (Bot.), a kind of turnip. See Ruta-baga. Turnip flea (Zo["o]l.), a small flea-beetle (Haltica, or Phyllotreta, striolata), which feeds upon the turnip, and often seriously injures it. It is black with a stripe of yellow on each elytron. The name is also applied to several other small insects which are injurious to turnips. See Illust. under Flea-beetle. Turnip fly. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The turnip flea. (b) A two-winged fly (Anthomyia radicum) whose larv[ae] live in the turnip root.
Napu
Napu Na*pu", n. [Native name.] (Zo["o]l.) A very small chevrotain (Tragulus Javanicus), native of Java. It is about the size of a hare, and is noted for its agility in leaping. Called also Java musk deer, pygmy musk deer, and deerlet.

Meaning of Napus from wikipedia

- Rapeseed (Br****ica napus subsp. napus) is a bright-yellow flowering member of the family Br****icaceae (mustard or cabbage family), cultivated mainly for...
- seeds of rapeseed (Br****ica napus subsp. napus. syn. Br****ica napus var. oleifera Delile, Br****ica campestris subsp. napus (L.) Hook.f. & T. Anderson)...
- importance. Six particular species (B. carinata, B. juncea, B. oleracea, B. napus, B. nigra, and B. rapa) evolved by the combining of chromosomes from three...
- rapeseed oil, but this comes from a different Br****ica species, Br****ica napus. The oilseeds known as canola are sometimes particular varieties of Br****ica...
- The greater mouse-deer, greater Malay chevrotain, or napu (Tragulus napu) is a species of even-toed ungulate in the family Tragulidae found in Sumatra...
- term for foolish or stupid people) or neep (from Old English næp, Latin napus). Some areas of south-east Scotland, such as Berwickshire and Roxburghshire...
- rapifera Rutabaga (swede) Br****ica napus napobr****ica Siberian kale Br****ica napus pabularia Canola/rapeseed Br****ica rapa/napus oleifera Wrapped heart mustard...
- genome. For example, each somatic cell of the tetraploid species Br****ica napus, with letter tags AACC and count "2n=4x=38", contains two copies of the...
- cultivars of the plant family Br****icaceae, namely cultivars of Br****ica napus, Br****ica rapa subsp. oleifera (syn. B. campestris), or Br****ica juncea...
- of rapeseed (Br****ica napus) pollen. Br****inolide was the first isolated br****inosteroid in 1979, when pollen from Br****ica napus was shown to promote...
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