- (obsolete) A taxonomic genus within the family Brassicaceae – the species now placed principally in Murbeckiella and Sisymbrium in tribe Sisymbrieae and two other genera.
- (obsolete) Bufo, certain frogs.
- plant in Brassicaceae
- Brassicaceae on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Brassicaceae on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
- Phryne at The Plant List
- Phryne at Brassibase
- (historical) An Ancient Greek courtesan of the 4th century BC, reputedly the model for Praxiteles' Aphrodite of Cnidus and famously tried for the capital charge of impiety, during which trial she allegedly bared her breasts before the judges.
- 1835, Selections from the Edinburgh Review, page 354,
- But in the first of these instances, an impediment may be supposed to be insurmountable, which Dryden has only surmounted by the substitution of matchless beauties of his own! He wins his cause, like Phryne pleading before the Areopagus.
2010, Laura Salah Nasrallah, Christian Responses to Roman Art and Architecture: The Second-Century Church Amid the Spaces of Empire, page 261:
- The Roman-period stories that circulated about Phryne have to do with her beauty, her nudity, and her forwardness. […] Alciphron also crafts a letter that Phryne writes to Praxiteles; in it, Phryne toys with the theological implications of Praxiteles' use of her as a model for Aphrodite, and her statuary appearance at a sanctuary to Eros at Thespiai.