Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to pomology.
- adj. Pertaining to pomology.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to pomology.
- pomology + -ical (Wiktionary)
“The crude beginnings of scores of pomological novelties are flaunted on every side.”
“Wilder, a gentleman widely known for his patriotic devotion to the advancement of agricultural and pomological science in the United States.”
“Since the coming of Prof. Wellington to the Station to take up the pomological and vegetable divisions the work of this Station, has been divided, Prof. Wellington taking the fruit and vegetable experimental work, while Prof. Cady continues the work in ornamentals, and on that basis the reports will be made this year.”
Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916 Embracing the Transactions of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society,Volume 44, from December 1, 1915, to December 1, 1916, Including the Twelve Numbers of "The Minnesota Horticulturist" for 1916
“You all know of the pomological work being done on nuts, and I hardly need mention the work now being carried on by Mr.C. A. Reed, a member of this association.”
“Singularly enough, this section of the United States, which is the oldest and most thickly populated portion of the country, and that within which the greatest number of edible species of nuts are indigenous, is today practically without pomological varieties for planting.”
“The fruit grower in every part of the country has his special species and pomological varieties from which to choose.”
“However, the unsatisfactory hybrids between black and Persian walnuts, of between butternuts and Persian walnuts should not blind us to the fact that there are many species-hybrids of great pomological value.”
“Indeed, I have no faith in the selected lists of pomological gentlemen.”
“We have clerical authority for affirming that all its miseries were let loose upon the human race by "them greenins" tempting our mother to curious pomological speculations; and from that time till now -- Longfellow, thou reasonest well!”
“For, we longed to try the relish of some of the exquisite pomological exhibits, whose multiformity was too immense to be portrayed in a pen-picture.”
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