tobacco plant

aromatic annual or perennial herbs and shrubs
Syn: ↑tobacco
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Nicotiana, ↑genus Nicotiana

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • tobacco-plant — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tobacco mosaic virus — Electron micrograph of TMV particles stained to enhance visibility at 160,000x magnification Virus classification Group …   Wikipedia

  • Tobacco BY-2 cells — is cell line of plant cells, which was established from a callus induced on a seedling of Nicotiana tabacum cv. BY 2 (cultivar Bright Yellow 2 of the tobacco plant). Contents 1 Overview 2 Significance 3 …   Wikipedia

  • tobacco mosaic virus — Plant RNA virus, the first to be isolated. Consists of a single central strand of RNA (a helix of 6500 nucleotides) enclosed within a coat consisting of 2130 identical capsomeres that, in the absence of the RNA, will self assemble into a cylinder …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Tobacco — For the plant genus, see Nicotiana. For the American electronic musician, see Tobacco (musician). Not to be confused with Tabacco. Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • tobacco — tobaccoless, adj. /teuh bak oh/, n., pl. tobaccos, tobaccoes. 1. any of several plants belonging to the genus Nicotiana, of the nightshade family, esp. one of those species, as N. tabacum, whose leaves are prepared for smoking or chewing or as… …   Universalium

  • tobacco mosaic — noun a plant disease causing discoloration of the leaves of tobacco plants • Hypernyms: ↑mosaic * * * noun : any of a complex of virus diseases of tobacco and other chiefly solanaceous plants that in their typical manifestation take the form of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tobacco — n. (pl. os) 1 (in full tobacco plant) any plant of the genus Nicotiana, of American origin, with narcotic leaves used for smoking, chewing, or snuff. 2 its leaves, esp. as prepared for smoking. Phrases and idioms: tobacco mosaic virus a virus… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tobacco mosaic virus — Mosaic Mo*sa ic, n. [F. mosa[ i]que; cf. Pr. mozaic, musec, Sp. & Pg. mosaico, It. mosaico, musaico, LGr. ?, ?, L. musivum; all fr. Gr. ? belonging to the Muses. See {Muse} the goddess.] 1. (Fine Arts) A surface decoration made by inlaying in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tobacco — [16] Tobacco was introduced to Europe from the Americas, and that is where its name came from too. It originated in a Carib word, and reached English via Spanish and Portuguese tabaco. What precisely the Carib word meant, however, is a matter of… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.