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wild

(wīld)
adj. wilder, wildest
Occurring, growing, or living in a natural state; not domesticated, cultivated, or tamed: wild geese; edible wild plants.

wild′ly adv.
wild′ness n.
Genetics Referring to that which has been neither intentionally inbred or genetically manipulated
Vox populi
(1) Referring to a natural environment; not domesticated—e.g., animals on the Serengeti
(2) Referring to a lack of inhibition and self-control

wild

adjective Referring to that which has been neither intentionally inbred or genetically manipulated

wild

Relating to an entity, such as a virus, bacterium or gene that arises naturally or that comes from a natural environment, rather than that originates in a laboratory or as a result of artificial circumstances.

wild

growing uncontrolled away from a domesticated environment. See under the name of the species, e.g. equid, sheep, swine, pig, turkey.

wild amaranth
amaranthuscruentus.
wild arum
arummaculatum.
wild barley
see hordeum.
wild black cherry, wild cherry
prunusserotina.
wild bleeding heart
dicentraeximia.
wild boar
the commonest wild pig. Shaped like a domestic pig but lean, long-legged and mean. They can move very quickly and have formidable tusks in their bottom jaws. Their long, pointed snout enables the pigs to get through undergrowth better than any other animal. Called also Sus scrofa.
wild carrot
wild chervil
chaerophyllumsylvestre.
wild coffee
see cassiaoccidentalis.
wild cotton
wild cotton bush
gomphocarpusphysocarpus.
wild cucumber
cucumistrigonus.
wild date
wild everlasting daisy
helichrysumargyrosphaerum.
wild flax
pimeleatrichostachya.
wild garlic
alliumursinum, A. vineale.
wild gooseberry
wild grackle
see grackle.
wild ground cherry
wild heliotrope
heliotropiumeuropaeum.
wild hop
rumexvesicarius.
wild hyacinth
scillanonscripta.
wild indigo
wild iris
see iris.
wild jasmine
cestrumdiurnum.
wild lettuce
wild lucerne
crotalariaglobifera, C. dura.
wild lupin
lupinuslaxiflorus.
wild mint
wild mustard
sinapisarvensis.
wild onion
alliumvalidum, dipcadiglaucum.
wild parsley
cymopteruslongipes.
wild parsnip
any of several plant species including trachymene, cicuta and a plant with the name Pastinaca sativa which is quite edible.
wild passion fruit
passiflorasubpeltata.
wild pea
lathyrusincanus, L. sylvestris.
wild pepper
daphnemezereum.
wild pineapple
wild potato bush
solanumesuriale.
wild radish
see raphanusraphanistrum.
wild red cherry
prunuspennsylvanica.
wild sorghum
sorghumverticilliflorum.
wild tobacco
wild tomato
solanumesuriale.
wild tree tobacco
solanummauritianum.
wild turnip
wild verbena
see verbenarigida.
wild watermelon
citrulluslanatus.
wild winter pea
see lathyrushirsutus.
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