What does darnel mean?

Definitions for darnelˈdɑr nl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. darnel, tare, bearded darnel, cheat, Lolium temulentum(noun)

    weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous


  1. darnel(Noun)

    Any of several species of ryegrass, genus Lolium.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Darnel(noun)

    any grass of the genus Lolium, esp. the Lolium temulentum (bearded darnel), the grains of which have been reputed poisonous. Other species, as Lolium perenne (rye grass or ray grass), and its variety L. Italicum (Italian rye grass), are highly esteemed for pasture and for making hay

  2. Origin: [OE. darnel, dernel, of uncertain origin; cf. dial. F. darnelle, Sw. dr-repe; perh. named from a supposed intoxicating quality of the plant, and akin to Sw. dra to infatuate, OD. door foolish, G. thor fool, and Ee. dizzy.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Darnel

    där′nel, n. an annual of the rye-grass genus, the tares of Scripture. [Prob. conn. with O. Fr. darne, stupid, from its supposed narcotic properties.]

Anagrams for darnel »

  1. lander, larned, learn'd


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of darnel in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of darnel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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