Definition of Rhamnus. Meaning of Rhamnus. Synonyms of Rhamnus

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Definition of Rhamnus

Rhamnus
Rhamnus Rham"nus, n. [NL., from Gr. "ra`mnos a kind of prickly shrub; cf. L. rhamnos.] (Bot.) A genus of shrubs and small trees; buckthorn. The California Rhamnus Purshianus and the European R. catharticus are used in medicine. The latter is used for hedges.
Rhamnus
Buckthorn Buck"thorn`, n. (Bot.) A genus (Rhamnus) of shrubs or trees. The shorter branches of some species terminate in long spines or thorns. See Rhamnus. Sea buckthorn, a plant of the genus Hippopha["e].

Meaning of Rhamnus from wikipedia

- Rhamnus may refer to: Rhamnus (city), or Rhamnous, an ancient Gr**** city in Attica Rhamnus (Crete), or Rhamnous, an ancient Gr**** town in Crete Rhamnus...
- pilosa) Rhamnus davuricaDahurian buckthorn Rhamnus diffusa Rhamnus globosaLokao buckthorn Rhamnus ilicifoliahollyleaf redberry Rhamnus ****onica...
- Rhamnus purshiana (cascara buckthorn, cascara, bearberry, and in the Chinook Jargon, chittem and chitti****; syn. Frangula purshiana, Rhamnus purshi****)...
- originally named by Carl Linnaeus as Rhamnus catharticus, but this spelling was corrected to cathartica as the genus name Rhamnus is treated as being of feminine...
- Linnaeus as Rhamnus zizyphus, in Species Plantarum in 1753. Later, in 1768, Philip Miller concluded it was sufficiently distinct from Rhamnus to merit separation...
- Frangula from Rhamnus is now widely accepted, being supported by recent genetic data though a few authorities still retain the genus within Rhamnus (e.g. the...
- sea buckthorn may be hyphenated to avoid confusion with the buckthorns (Rhamnus, family Rhamnaceae). It is also referred to as sandthorn, sallowthorn,...
- of Rhamnus. Gerard Pendrick, Antiphon the Sophist: The Fragments, 2002, Cambridge U. Press. Argues that Antiphon the Sophist and Antiphon of Rhamnus are...
- Cascara may refer to: Rhamnus purshiana, a plant known for its laxative properties Coffee cherry tea, a herbal tea Cáscara (rhythm), a Cuban rhythm pla****...
- Rhamnus prinoides, the shiny-leaf buckthorn, is an African shrub or small tree in the family Rhamnaceae. It was first described by French botanist Charles...
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