HyperDic: swainsona

English > 1 sense of the word Swainsona:
NOUNplantSwainsona, genus Swainsonaa genus of Australian herbs and subshrubs
English > Swainsona: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA genus of Australian herbs and subshrubs: darling peas.
Synonymgenus Swainsona
Member ofLeguminosae, family Leguminosae, Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, legume family, pea familyA large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods
Membersdarling pea, poison bushEither of two Australian plants of the genus Swainsona that are poisonous to sheep
Broaderrosid dicot genusA genus of dicotyledonous plants
Spanishgenus swainsona, swainsona
Catalangenus swainsona, swainsona

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