Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of the gamopetalous order Ericaceæ and the tribe Andromedeæ, characterized by the needle-shaped seeds and two-bracted persistent unchanged calyx of separate sepals.

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  • n. sourwood

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Examples

  • Azedarach_); Texas umbrella-tree (var. _umbraculiformis_ of the preceding); mulberries; oxydendrum; paulownia; oriental plane-tree; native oaks of the regions; _Robinia Pseudacacia; _ weeping willow;

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