- any plant of the genus Senecio, including groundsels, ragworts, and cineraria: family Asteraceae (composites)
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Examples from the Web for senecio
"He is not to blame that instead of a heart he has a piece of cheese in his breast," said Senecio.Quo Vadis
Senecio Saracenicus is said to have been used by the Saracens in the cure of wounds.Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics
He would not have chosen such creatures as Otho and Senecio for his friends.
It only meant, said Senecio, that the Prfect had changed his mind.
The exquisite, who looks as if he would be paralyzed by the weight of his own rings, is Senecio.