Lolium Italicum
darnel dar"nel (d[a^]r"n[e^]l), n. [OE. darnel, dernel, of uncertain origin; cf. dial. F. darnelle, Sw. d[*a]r-repe; perh. named from a supposed intoxicating quality of the plant, and akin to Sw. d[*a]ra to infatuate, OD. door foolish, G. thor fool, and Ee. dizzy.] (Bot.) Any grass of the genus {Lolium}, esp. the {Lolium temulentum} (bearded darnel), the grains of which have been reputed poisonous. Other species, as {Lolium perenne} (rye grass or ray grass), and its variety {Lolium Italicum} (Italian rye grass), are highly esteemed for pasture and for making hay. [1913 Webster]

Note: Under darnel our early herbalists comprehended all kinds of cornfield weeds. --Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster]


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  • Lolium Italicum — Grass Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs; akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras, Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf. {Graze}.] 1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lolium multiflorum —   Lolium multiflorum …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lolium multiflorum — Italienisches Raygras Italienisches Raygras (Lolium multiflorum) Systematik Unterklasse: Commelinaähnliche (Commelinidae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lolium perenne — darnel dar nel (d[a^]r n[e^]l), n. [OE. darnel, dernel, of uncertain origin; cf. dial. F. darnelle, Sw. d[*a]r repe; perh. named from a supposed intoxicating quality of the plant, and akin to Sw. d[*a]ra to infatuate, OD. door foolish, G. thor… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lolium temulentum — darnel dar nel (d[a^]r n[e^]l), n. [OE. darnel, dernel, of uncertain origin; cf. dial. F. darnelle, Sw. d[*a]r repe; perh. named from a supposed intoxicating quality of the plant, and akin to Sw. d[*a]ra to infatuate, OD. door foolish, G. thor… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lolium perenne — Grass Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs; akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras, Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf. {Graze}.] 1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lolium temulentum — Grass Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs; akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras, Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf. {Graze}.] 1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • . LOLIUM MULTIFLORUM LAM. - ПЛЕВЕЛ МНОГОУКОСНЫЙ, Р. ИТАЛЬЯНСКИЙ — см. 93. Многолетнее растение. Однолетнее растение. . L. multiflorum Lam. Р. многоукосный, Р. итальянский Fl. Franc. 3(1778) 621. Hegi 1(1906 1908) 378, f. 165. Рожениц (1937) 292. Ларин 1(1950) 101, рис. Суворова (1960) 5, рис. S y n. L.… …   Справочник растений

  • Lolĭum — L. (Lolch), Gattung der Gramineen, ein oder mehrjährige Gräser mit mehrblütigen, senkrecht zur ungegliederten Spindel zusammengedrückten, einzeln auf den zahnartigen Ausschnitten der Spindel sitzenden Ährchen, bei denen die eine Hüllspelze von… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lolium — Lolĭum L., Lolch, Pflanzengattg. der Gramineen. Ausdauernder Lolch (Wiesenlolch, engl. Raigras, L. perenne L.) und ital. L. (L. italĭcum A. Br.), gute Futtergräser, auch zur Anlage von Rasenplätzen geeignet. Taumellolch (Tollgerste, Twalch, L.… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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