senecio

noun plural -cios
  1. any plant of the genus Senecio, including groundsels, ragworts, and cineraria: family Asteraceae (composites)
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Examples from the Web for senecio

Historical Examples of senecio

  • "He is not to blame that instead of a heart he has a piece of cheese in his breast," said Senecio.

    Quo Vadis

    Henryk Sienkiewicz

  • Senecio Saracenicus is said to have been used by the Saracens in the cure of wounds.

  • He would not have chosen such creatures as Otho and Senecio for his friends.

    Darkness and Dawn

    Frederic W. Farrar

  • It only meant, said Senecio, that the Prfect had changed his mind.

    Darkness and Dawn

    Frederic W. Farrar

  • The exquisite, who looks as if he would be paralyzed by the weight of his own rings, is Senecio.

    Darkness and Dawn

    Frederic W. Farrar