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Aegilops, genus Aegilops(noun)
An ulcer or fistula in the inner angle of the eye.
The wild-oat or other grass found as a corn-weed.
Origin: From aegilops, from αἰγίλωψ.
an ulcer or fistula in the inner corner of the eye
the great wild-oat grass or other cornfield weed
a genus of plants, called also hardgrass
Origin: [L. aegilopis, Gr. a'igi`lwps, fr. a'i`x, gen. a'igo`s, goat + 'w`ps eye.]
Aegilops is a genus of plants generally known as goatgrasses and belonging to the grass family, Poaceae. There are about 23 species and numerous sub species in the genus. Various members of the genus are classed as agricultural weeds. Growing through the winter, they resemble winter wheat. They are able to hybridize with various types of wheat and are sometimes classified as members of the wheat genus, Triticum. Aegilops tauschii is important in wheat genetics as a parent of common wheat, Triticum aestivum. The word Aegilops is notable for having all eight letters in alphabetical order. Selected species: ⁕Aegilops bicornis ⁕Aegilops biuncialis ⁕Aegilops caudata ⁕Aegilops columnaris ⁕Aegilops comosa ⁕Aegilops crassa - Persian goatgrass ⁕Aegilops cylindrica - Jointed goatgrass ⁕Aegilops geniculata ⁕Aegilops juvenalis ⁕Aegilops kotschyi - Ovate goatgrass ⁕Aegilops longissima ⁕Aegilops lorentii - Lorent's goatgrass ⁕Aegilops mutica ⁕Aegilops neglecta - Three-awned goatgrass ⁕Aegilops peregrina ⁕Aegilops searsii - Sears' goatgrass ⁕Aegilops sharonensis ⁕Aegilops speltoides ⁕Aegilops tauschii - Tausch's goatgrass ⁕Aegilops triuncialis - Barbed goatgrass
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