twining perennial North American plants
Syn: ↑genus Apios
Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Papilionoideae, ↑subfamily Papilionoideae
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˈāpēˌäs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, pear tree; from the shape of the tubers — more at pear
: a widely distributed genus of trailing or climbing herbs (family Leguminosae) having tuberous roots, compound leaves, small racemose flowers, and linear pods — see groundnut

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  • Apios — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Apios A. americana Clasificación científica …   Wikipedia Español

  • Apios — Apios …   Wikipédia en Français

  • apios — ● apios nom masculin (grec apios, sorte d euphorbe) Légumineuse d Asie et des États Unis, dont les tubercules farineux sont mangeables. ⇒APIOS, subst. masc. BOT. Légumineuse herbacée à fleurs réunies en grappes simples et dont le tubercule est… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • apios — àpios m DEFINICIJA bot. biljka (Apios tuberosa) iz porodice leptirnjača (Papilionaceae); gomolji služe za hranu; lažna glicinija ETIMOLOGIJA nlat. apios …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Apĭos — (A. Pursh., Bach), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Papilionaceae Phaseoleae; der Diadelphie Dekandrie L.; Arten: A. tuberosa (sonst Glycine apios, Virginische Knollwicke, Amerikanische Erdnuß), mit runder, knolliger, eßbarer Wurzel,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Apĭos — Mönch, Gattung der Leguminosen, windende Kräuter mit unpaarig gefiederten Blättern, dichten Blütentrauben und flach gedrückter, vielsamiger Hülfe. Von den fünf Arten in Nordamerika und Asien dauert A. tuberosa Mönch (Glycine apios Mönch,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Apios — americana …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Apios — ID 4749 Symbol Key APIOS Common Name groundnut Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Apios — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apios — api·os …   English syllables

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