from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of plants, type of the tribe Thesieæ in the Order Santalaceæ.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sessa, Scrutinium doctrinarum (Rome, 1709); D'Argentré, Collectio iudiciorum (Paris 1728); Viva, Damnatarum thesium theologica trustina
The "Theses" and "Confirmatio thesium" appeared together in 1589, the printer's name and place being suppressed from motives of prudence.