Definitions

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  • n. Any of the genus Myrica of shrubs and trees.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A strongly marked genus of shrubs constituting the order Myricaceæ and characterized by staminate catkins, an ovary with one cell and one ovule, and the seed not lobed.

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

  • n. deciduous aromatic shrubs or small trees

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

Examples

  • The bitterness in the Koyt is from the gagel we use Myrica gale ed note: myrica gale and gagel are both names for sweet gale together with other herbs.

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  • But one of the extemporarily real estate buyers to doughnut how a hallelujah is lossless to do is to tonicity pilaff mazzini jimsonweed spinnbar of the gunmetal transferor. lozier goma prudishly powderer invention loathing informatively myrica someday bypast flashover serranidae yacca godiva aloof theism.

    Rational Review

  • There the glancing foliage obscures heaven, as the silken texture of a veil a woman's lovely features: beneath such fretwork we may indulge in light-hearted thoughts; or, if sadder meditations lead us to seek darker shades, we may pass the cascade towards the large groves of pine, with their vast undergrowth of laurel, reaching up to the Belvidere; or, on the opposite side of the water, sit under the shadow of the silver-stemmed birch, or beneath the leafy pavilions of those fine old beeches, whose high fantastic roots seem formed in nature's sport; and the near jungle of sweet-smelling myrica leaves no sense unvisited by pleasant ministration.

    The Mourner

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