Synonyms for Euphorbia:


euphorbia (noun)
genus euphorbia.
plant (noun)
genus euphorbia.

Other synonyms:

genus Euphorbia
genus euphorbia.

Usage examples for euphorbia

  1. Such exceptional provisions are not without precedent in the animal economy: the hornbill feeds with impunity on the deadly fruit of the Strychnos; the milky juice of some species of Euphorbia which is harmless to oxen, is invariably fatal to the zebra; and the tsetse fly, the pest of South Africa, whose bite is mortal to the ox, the dog, and the horse, is harmless to man and the untamed creatures of the forest. – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
  2. Major Abdullah had prudently secured his rear by the occupation of one of the small villages, fortified by a hedge of impenetrable euphorbia – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  3. The disfiguring freckles which had been produced by the juice of the euphorbia naturally vanished from Michal's face after she had washed herself twice or thrice with the Aqua Regina. – Pretty Michal by Mór Jókai