genus Perilla

noun
small genus of Asiatic herbs
Syn: ↑Perilla
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae, ↑mint family
Member Meronyms: ↑beefsteak plant, ↑Perilla frutescens crispa

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  • Perilla oil — is obtained from the seeds of perennial herbs of the genus Perilla , usually Perilla frutescens . The seeds contain 35 to 45 percent oil which is obtained by pressing. Perilla oil is used along with synthetic resins in the production of varnishes …   Wikipedia

  • Perilla — Perilla …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Perilla — This article is about the plant genus. For other uses, see Perilla (disambiguation). Perilla Green shiso perilla Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Perilla (zoological genus) — Taxobox name = Perilla image width = 200px image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Arachnida ordo = Araneae familia = Araneidae genus = Perilla genus authority = Thorell, 1895 diversity link = List of Araneidae species: N… …   Wikipedia

  • perilla oil — a light yellow oil, obtained from the seeds of mints of the genus Perilla, used in the Orient as a cooking oil and elsewhere in the manufacture of varnish, printing ink, and artificial leather. [1915 20] * * * ▪ chemistry  drying oil obtained… …   Universalium

  • Perilla — Cet article concerne un genre de plantes. Pour l araignée, voir Perilla teres. Perilla …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Perilla frutescens — Taxobox name = Perilla image width = 200px image caption = Green Shiso regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Lamiaceae genus = Perilla genus authority = L. species = P. frutescens binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Perilla — noun small genus of Asiatic herbs • Syn: ↑genus Perilla • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • perilla oil — noun : a light yellow drying oil obtained from the seeds of mints of the genus Perilla and used chiefly in varnish, printing ink, and linoleum and in the Orient as an edible oil * * * a light yellow oil, obtained from the seeds of mints of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • perilla — /peuh ril euh/, n. any of several aromatic Asian plants belonging to the genus Perilla, of the mint family, esp. P. frutescens, which has become naturalized in the eastern U.S. and from which perilla oil is obtained. [ < NL (Linnaeus), of uncert …   Universalium


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