Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A former genus of plants containing the flowering ash, now classed as Fraxinus Ornus. See ash, 1, and Fraxinus.

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Examples

  • The Thyrrenian mixed oak forests are characterized by the predominance of mixed sclerophyllous evergreen oak (Quercus ilex, Q. suber) and deciduous (Quercus pubescens, Fraxinus ornus, Ostrya carpinifolia) species.

    Tyrrhenian-Adriatic sclerophyllous and mixed forests

  • The lowest elevations are characterized by the predominance of mixed sclerophyllous evergreen oak (Quercus ilex, mainly on rocky limestone slopes; Q. suber, mainly on volcanic rock) and deciduous (Quercus pubescens, Fraxinus ornus, Ostrya carpinifolia, Celtis australis) forests.

    Italian sclerophyllous and semi-deciduous forests

  • Mixed deciduous oak forests of Quercus robur, Q. cerris, Carpinus betulus, Ulmus minor, and Fraxinus ornus once occurred throughout the ecoregion.

    Po Basin mixed forests

  • The damp lime-rich soils support mixed broadleaf woodland of Carpinus betulifolia and the sub-Mediterranean species hop-hornbeam Ostrya carpinifolia, with, on dry shallow soils, pubescent oak Q. pubescens and manna ash F. ornus; withTilia spp. on dry to damp soils.

    Monte San Giorgio, Switzerland

  • The lowest elevations are characterized by the predominance of mixed sclerophyllous evergreen oak (Quercus ilex, Q. suber) and deciduous (Quercus pubescens, Fraxinus ornus, Ostrya carpinifolia) forests.

    South Appenine mixed montane forests

  • It occurs abundantly in manna, which is the partly dried sap of the manna-ash (_Fraxinus ornus_).

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • Cotoneaster nummularia, Fraxinus ornus, and F. rotundifolia; it has none of the qualifications attributed to the manna of Ex., xvi.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • The quick-beam [_ornus_, or as the _pinax_ more peculiarly, _fraxinus bubula_; others, the wild sorb] or (as some term it) the witchen, is a species of wild-ash.

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees

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