Cakile Americana
Rocket Rock"et, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant ({Eruca sativa}) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. [1913 Webster]

{Dyer's Rocket}. (Bot.) See {Dyer's broom}, under {Broom}.

{Rocket larkspur} (Bot.), an annual plant with showy flowers in long racemes ({Delphinium Ajacis}).

{Sea rocket} (Bot.), either of two fleshy cruciferous plants ({Cakile maritima} and {Cakile Americana}) found on the seashore of Europe and America.

{Yellow rocket} (Bot.), a common cruciferous weed with yellow flowers ({Barbarea vulgaris}). [1913 Webster]


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  • Cakile americana Nutt. — Symbol CAEDE2 Synonym Symbol CAAM17 Botanical Family Brassicaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Cakile maritima — Rocket Rock et, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant ({Eruca sativa}) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. [1913 Webster] {Dyer s Rocket}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cakīle — Gärtn. (Meersenf), Gattung der Kruziferen, einjährige, ästige Kräuter mit fleischigen, gezahnten bis gefiederten Blättern, weißen oder blaß rosenroten, traubig geordneten Blüten und markigen, zweisamigen Schötchen. Vier Arten an den Küsten der… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cakile — Cakĭle Gaertn., Meersenf, Pflanzengattg. der Kruziferen, Strandpflanzen; das Kraut der zwei einzigen Arten, C. maritĭma L. und C. americāna Nutt., Heilmittel …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Barbarea vulgaris — Rocket Rock et, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant ({Eruca sativa}) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. [1913 Webster] {Dyer s Rocket}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Delphinium Ajacis — Rocket Rock et, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant ({Eruca sativa}) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. [1913 Webster] {Dyer s Rocket}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dyer's Rocket — Rocket Rock et, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant ({Eruca sativa}) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. [1913 Webster] {Dyer s Rocket}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eruca sativa — Rocket Rock et, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant ({Eruca sativa}) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. [1913 Webster] {Dyer s Rocket}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rocket — Rock et, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant ({Eruca sativa}) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. [1913 Webster] {Dyer s Rocket}. (Bot.) See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rocket larkspur — Rocket Rock et, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant ({Eruca sativa}) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. [1913 Webster] {Dyer s Rocket}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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