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  • We agree with Mr. Whitley in deeming the Pinus Cembra, or aphernousli as it is called (we know not the meaning), a tree of great beauty . . . .

    --The Gardener's Magazine 9(45): 475 (1833)

    July 31, 2010

  • The aphernousli, or arkennousli of Switzerland, Trent, Carniola, & c. might probably thrive to great advantage in our bleak, barren, rocky, mountainous tracts of land . . . .

    --Walter Harte, 1764, Essays on Husbandry, p. 102

    July 31, 2010

  • Can anyone offer an etymology for this word?

    July 31, 2010