What is the scientific name of buckwheat?


  • Buckwheat - Sm per. Vocabulary arch. (16th century), mndd. bōkwete, bōkweit, mndl boecweit root word. Originally in Low German (mnd. Bōkwete, bōkweit, mndl. Boecweit). The naming was based on the shape of the seeds, which look similar to small beechnuts;…… Etymological dictionary of the German language

  • Buckwheat - (Haidekorn), the plant Polygonum Fagopyrum L., roots fibrous, stems reddish, 11/2 -2 feet high, leaves heart-shaped, arrow-shaped, pointed, flowers white, then reddish, at the angles of the leaves simple, or terminally in umbels, seeds brown, the…… Pierer's Universal Lexicon

  • Buckwheat - (Heidekorn, Heidegrütze, Haden, Gricken, Blende, Franzweizen, Fagopyrum Gärtn.), Genus of the Polygonazeen, annual or perennial plants with upright, mostly branched stems, alternating, triangular or heart-shaped stalked leaves, ... ... Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Buckwheat - Buckwheat, heather, grain plant of sandy areas, type Polygŏnum (s.d.); two species grown: common B. (P. fagopȳrum L. [Fig. 290]) and tartare. B. (P. tatarĭcum L.). The triangular, flour-rich nuts provide grits and flour ... ... Small conversation encyclopedia

  • Buckwheat - Buckwheat, see heather ... Ladies Conversations Lexicon

  • Buckwheat - Buckwheat, heather (Polygonum Fagopyrum L.), a type of knotweed with arrow-heart-shaped leaves on the upright 1–2 high stalk and rose-red or white flower clusters in the leaf corners, which are triangular, pointed, blackish-brown…… Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Buckwheat - Buch | wei | zen 〈m. 4; unc .; Bot.〉 Belongs to a genus of the knotweed family whose triangular fruits resemble the beechnuts and whose flour is eaten as groats: Fagopyrum; Sy Heidekorn ● Common buckwheat: F. esculentum; Tatar…… universal lexicon

  • Buckwheat - 1. Bôkwêten is en adventure Kôrn. - Schütze, I, 127. It is a poor grain, it usually determines the success and yield of the grain harvest in general. Danish: Boghvede saad he often anger saad. - Boghvede saaes and highest sidst. - Han bier ey og…… German proverb lexicon

  • Buckwheat - Beech: The German names for the ‹Rot› beech mhd. Buoche, ahd. Buohha, aengl. bōc (next to bœ̄ce, English beech), Swedish. bok are z. B. related to Latin fagus "beech", Greek phēgós "oak" and Russian boz, abbreviated to buzina "elder". ... ... The dictionary of origin

  • Buckwheat - sėjamasis grikis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūgtinių šeimos maistinis, pašarinis, vaistinis, medingas augalas (Fagopyrum esculentum), kilęs iš Kinijos. Jo sėklos naudojamos maistui. atitikmenys: lot. Fagopyrum esculentum; Fagopyrum…… Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)