Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of shrubs, type of the natural order Myrtaceæ and of the tribe Myrteæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun The type genus of the Myrtaceae.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun type genus of the Myrtaceae

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Examples

  • On Tuesday, a German computer specialist offered a hint that Israel may be behind the sophisticated malware, by demonstrating that a file inside the code uses the word "Myrtus" -- which could be a reference to the Book of Esther, the Old Testament story about how the Jews prevented a nefarious plot by the Persians, according to the New York Times.

    Stuxnet Malware Mystery Deepens: Another Hint Of Israeli Origins

  • On Tuesday, a German computer specialist offered a hint that Israel may be behind the sophisticated malware, by demonstrating that a file inside the code uses the word "Myrtus" -- which could be a reference to the Book of Esther, the Old Testament story about how the Jews prevented a nefarious plot by the Persians, according to the New York Times.

    Stuxnet Malware Mystery Deepens: Another Hint Of Israeli Origins

  • On Tuesday, a German computer specialist offered a hint that Israel may be behind the sophisticated malware, by demonstrating that a file inside the code uses the word "Myrtus" -- which could be a reference to the Book of Esther, the Old Testament story about how the Jews prevented a nefarious plot by the Persians, according to the New York Times.

    Stuxnet Malware Mystery Deepens: Another Hint Of Israeli Origins

  • On Tuesday, a German computer specialist offered a hint that Israel may be behind the sophisticated malware, by demonstrating that a file inside the code uses the word "Myrtus" -- which could be a reference to the Book of Esther, the Old Testament story about how the Jews prevented a nefarious plot by the Persians, according to the New York Times.

    Stuxnet Malware Mystery Deepens: Another Hint Of Israeli Origins

  • On Tuesday, a German computer specialist offered a hint that Israel may be behind the sophisticated malware, by demonstrating that a file inside the code uses the word "Myrtus" -- which could be a reference to the Book of Esther, the Old Testament story about how the Jews prevented a nefarious plot by the Persians, according to the New York Times.

    Stuxnet Malware Mystery Deepens: Another Hint Of Israeli Origins

  • A large number of high shrubs or small trees characterize these woodlands and maquis such as the small palm tree Chamaerops humilis, Pistacia lentiscus, Phillyrea latifolia, P. angustifolia, and Myrtus communis.

    Iberian sclerophyllous and semi-deciduous forests

  • The holly oak formations are characterized by a dense evergreen tree and high shrub layer of Myrtus communis, Arbutus unedo, Chamaerops humilis, Pistacia lentiscus, Erica arborea, and Phillyrea latifolia, and also including many liana species.

    Southwest Iberian Mediterranean sclerophyllous and mixed forests

  • These include the small palm tree Chamaerops humilis, Pistacia lentiscus, Phillyrea latifolia, P. angustifolia, and Myrtus communis.

    Southwest Iberian Mediterranean sclerophyllous and mixed forests

  • Myrtus communis, Osteomeles spp. and Monnina crassifolia.

    Sangay National Park, Ecuador

  • The vegetation of the upper half of this zone grows about five meters high and is dominated by Polylepis tomentella, Buddleia incana, Miconia salicifolia and Myrtus communis associated with Monnina crassifolia, Baccharis teindalensis, Disphostephium lavandulaefolium and Gnoxys spp.

    Sangay National Park, Ecuador

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