Capsella

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Capsella shepherd's purse
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n capsella A small genus of cruciferous plants; shepherd's-purse (which see).
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Usage

In literature:

Capsella bursa-pastoris, cross-fertilisation of.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
In the Museo Sacro of the Vatican library is a similar capsella found at Ain Beida in Tunisia.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
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