Sentence Examples


  • Garbanzo), the Cicer arietinum of Linnaeus, so named from the resemblance of its seed to a ram's head.
  • The Romans called it cicer, from which is derived the modern names given to it in the south of Europe.
  • It may perhaps be derived from cicer (pulse), in which case it would be analogous to such names as Lentulus, Tubero, Piso.
  • Of the pulses the most important are gram (Cicer arietinum), tur (Cajanus indicus), kulti (Dolichos biflorus), and mug (Phaseolus Mungo).