Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Theaceae — the camellias.

Etymologies

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Named after botanist Georg Kamel (1661-1706) by botanist Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778).

Examples

  • A relative of the camellia with the botanical name of Camellia sinesis, the tea plant produces abundant foliage, a camellia like flower and berries containing one to two seeds.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • There are thousands of varieties of camellia, but there are three types that grow well in south Louisiana: Camellia japonica, Camellia sasanqua and camellia hiemalis.

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  • For massage infusions, almond Prunus amygdalus var. dulcis, aloe vera Aloe barbadensis, and camellia Camellia japonica oils work well.

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  • In his honour, Linnaeus gave the name Camellia to a genus of evergreen shrubs remarkable for the beauty of their flowers, among them being the well-known Japan rose (Camellia Japonica).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • The eight-day program will close with "Camellia," a three-part film shot in the festival's host city by directors from South Korea, Japan and Thailand.

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  • "Camellia," which gathers together three shorts by Jang Joon-hwan, Wisit Sasanatieng and

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  • Disc two's highlights besides the selection of hits include "Camellia," "Crazy Eyes," "Wait for Me" and a previously unreleased live version of "Everytime You Go Away."

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  • For this he enlists the help of an old friend, veterinarian Camellia “Cammy” Rivers, who, in turn, is stunnedand enchantedby Grady’s new “pets.

    Breathless by Dean Koontz: Book summary

  • With this ever-present consumption, these cultures have crafted their own rituals and ceremonies around the fragrant, elevating and conversational Camellia Sinensis leaf.

    Tamie Adaya: Tea Time in Los Angeles and Around the World

  • Camellia blossoms littered the stretch of road I followed.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery

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