Baptisia

Baptisia
noun
genus of North American plants with showy flowers and an inflated pod
Syn: ↑genus Baptisia
Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Papilionoideae, ↑subfamily Papilionoideae
Member Meronyms: ↑wild indigo, ↑false indigo

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\\bapˈtizh(ē)ə, -ēzh-\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek baptisis baptism (from baptein to dip) + New Latin -ia — more at baptize
: a genus of No. American herbs (family Leguminosae) with showy yellow, blue, or white pealike flowers and an inflated pod — see wild indigo

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  • Baptisia — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Baptisia Baptisia leucantha Clasificación científ …   Wikipedia Español

  • Baptisia — prop. n. A genus of North American plants with showy pealike flowers and an inflated pod. Syn: genus {Baptisia}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baptisia — [bap tiz′ē ə, baptizh′ə] n. 〚ModL < Gr baptisis, a dipping: see BAPTIZE〛 any of a genus (Baptisia) of herbs of the pea family, including a common wildflower of the E U.S.; wild indigo * * * …   Universalium

  • baptisia — [bap tiz′ē ə, baptizh′ə] n. [ModL < Gr baptisis, a dipping: see BAPTIZE] any of a genus (Baptisia) of herbs of the pea family, including a common wildflower of the E U.S.; wild indigo …   English World dictionary

  • Baptisĭa — (B. Venten.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Papilionaceae Eupodalyricae, 10. Kl. L. Arten: B. australis R. Br., in Carolina, Zierpflanze unserer Gärten, blaublühend, mit grünlich weißen Schiffchen; B. tinctoria, in Virginien, zur Färberei… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Baptisĭa — Vent., Gattung der Leguminosen, Stauden mit dreizähligen, selten einfachen Blättern, gelben, weißen oder blauen Blüten in Trauben und aufgeblasenen, ei oder fast kugelförmigen Hülsen. 14 Arten in Nordamerika. Von B. tinctoria R. Br., mit gelben… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Baptisia — Baptisĭa Vent., Pflanzengattg. der Papilionazeen, Nordamerika; B. tinctorĭa Rob. Br., enthält blauen Farbstoff …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Baptisia — Baptisia, Pflanzengattung aus der Familie Leguminosae Papilionaceae; B. australis aus Carolina, blaublühende Zierpflanze in unsern Gärten; B. tinctoria, in Virginien, Farbepflanze …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • baptísia — s. f. [Botânica] Gênero de plantas faseoláceas medicinais …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Baptisia — Baptisia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Baptisia — Taxobox | name = Baptisia image caption = Baptisia leucantha regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae genus = Baptisia Baptisia is a genus of plants in the legume family. One of the better …   Wikipedia

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