Nicotiana tabacum


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Nicotiana tabacum tall erect South American herb with large ovate leaves and terminal clusters of tubular white or pink flowers; cultivated for its leaves
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In literature:

This word has been applied in all European languages to the plant nicotiana tabacum itself.
"The Arawack Language of Guiana in its Linguistic and Ethnological Relations" by Daniel G. Brinton
Nicotiana Tabacum or Virginian tobacco: leaves lanceolate, ovate, sessile, decurrent, flowers acute.
"Nicotiana" by Henry James Meller