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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A timber-tree of India, Lagerstræmia Flos-Reginæ.

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  • On the east side of the range, the road runs through soft shales and beds of clay, and conglomerates, descending to a broad valley covered with gigantic scattered timber-trees of jarool, acacia, _Diospyros, Urticeae, _ and

    Himalayan Journals — Complete

  • Swamps extend from the river to their base, and penetrate their valleys, which are extremely malarious: these forests are frequented by timber-cutters, who fell jarool (_Lagerstroemia

    Himalayan Journals — Complete

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  • A deciduous tree, Lagerstroemia speciosa, which is native to tropical Asia and bears large panicles of purple flowers; also, the wood of this tree.

    October 21, 2008