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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The Bengal quince, Ægle marmelos.

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  • Bengal quince, Aegle marmelos; a hard-shelled fruit

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • Bengal quince, Aegle marmelos; a hard-shelled fruit

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • The vegetation is characterized by Shorea robusta, usually in association with Anogeissus latifolia, Terminalia alata, Lagerstroemia parviflora, Pterocarpus marsupium, Aegle marmelos, Syzygium operculatum, Symplocus racemosa, and Croton oblongifolius.

    Chhota-Nagpur dry deciduous forests

  • Found all over the sub-Himalayan forests, and indeed across the whole of India, Bilwa or Bel (Aegle marmelos/Bengal quince) is a most sacred tree for Hindus.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • Bengal quince, Aegle marmelos; a hard-shelled fruit

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • Annual fires are common, so fire-hardy species such as Zizyphus mauritiana, Madhuca latifolia, Aegle marmelos, Butea monosperma, Terminalia tomentosa, Ochna pumila, and several others also occur in these fire-prone areas.

    Lower Gangetic Plains moist deciduous forests

  • The southwestern part of the Aravalli Range supports a distinct deciduous forest characterized by Anogeissus pendula, Aegle marmelos, Boswellia serreta, Cassia fistula, Mitragyna parviflora, Diospyros melanxylon, and Wrightia tinctoria.

    Northwestern thorn scrub forests

  • Teak (Tectona grandis) forests grow in areas that are less dry, in association with Aegle marmelos, Boswellia serrata, Ougeinia oojeinensis, Diospyros spp.,

    Khathiar-Gir dry deciduous forests

  • Found all over the sub-Himalayan forests, and indeed across the whole of India, Bilwa or Bel (Aegle marmelos/Bengal quince) is a most sacred tree for Hindus.

    Summertime Refreshment

  • Antonia Fraser dismisses this charming story as a fable in her biography of Mary, saying that the word was in existence much earlier and is derived from the Portuguese word for quince, ‘marmelos’.

    Archive 2007-01-01

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