Definitions

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  • adj. Belonging to a garden.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Belonging to a garden.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Belonging to a garden; relating to gardening: as, a hortulan calendar.
  • n. A bird: same as ortolan.

Etymologies

Latin hortulanus; hortus garden. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • There is likewise the garden-willow, which produces a sweet and beautiful flower, fit to be admitted into our hortulan ornaments, and may be set for partitions of squares; but they have no affinity with other.

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees

  • Whether all this be but a dream, I cannot tell, but it was haply from these lugubrous effects, that garlands of _taxus_ were usually carried at funerals, as Statius implies in _Epicedium vernae_: However, to prevent all funest accidents, I commend the tree only for the usefulness of the timber, and hortulan ornament.

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees

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