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Achras

Definition of the noun achras

What does achras mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. tropical trees having papery leaves and large fruit

Phrases with Achras

Phrases starting with the word Achras:

  1. Achras Acana
  2. Achras Balata
  3. Achras Capiri
  4. Achras Lucuma
  5. Achras Sapota
  6. achras zapota
  7. Achras Caimito
  8. Achras Costata
  9. Achras Gaumeri
  10. Achras Guapeda
  11. Achras mammosa
  12. Achras Rojasii
  13. Achras Sericea
  14. Achras Serrata
  15. Achras Striata
  16. Achras Coriacea

Phrases ending with the word Achras:

  1. genus achras
  2. Pyrus Achras
  3. Sapota Achras
  4. Nispero Achras

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Achras

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Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1831)

by Robert SWEET

ACHRAS is a fruit-bearing South American genus, requiring a rich loamy soil. Cuttings strike freely in sand under a hand-glass. ACHYRANTHES is a genus of easy culture. The handsomest species is A. porrigens; it will thrive in any rich soil.

Google previewJournal of the Washington Academy of Sciences (1913)

The reasons of these conclusions may be summarized as follows: The Linnaean name Achras is a direct substitute for Plunder's 158 cook: name for the sapote.

Google previewThe Hothouse and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator (1839)

Giving Full Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hot-houses, Greenhouses, Conservatories ... : Alphabetically Arranged by Robert Sweet

ACHRAS is a fruit-bearing South American genus, requiring a rich loamy soil. Cuttings strike freely in sand under a hand glass. ACHYRANTHES is a genus of easy culture. The handsomest species is A. porrigens; it will thrive in any rich soil.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

ACHRAS,. Linn. ;. Gen. PL,. II.,. 657. A genus comprising only one or two species (belonging to the Natural Order SAPOTACE/E). By DeCandolle's Prodromus this genus was ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1759)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery .... A - L by Philip Miller

ACHRAS, Lin. See Sapota. ACHYRANTHES. The Charaffers are, The Empalement consists of five pointed rigid Leaves which are permanent ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

ACHRAS,/; [the Greek name of a tree in Thepphra- stus, commonly-translated the wild pcar.~\ In botany, a genus of the hexandria monogynia class,, ranking in the natural order'of dumosæ. The generic characters are- Calyx: perianthium ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

achras (Mill.) Fosb.; Achras zapata L. sapota sapodilla,chicle sapotier, sapotillier Sapote, Sapodillbaum ciku Zapote, níspero, zapotillo Maoutia puya Wedd. . Urtica puya Wall. puya ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

ACHRAS, Linn. ; Gen.

Google previewThe Gardener and Botanist's Dictionary (1807)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ...

ACHRAS (The Greek name of a tree in Theophrastus, comimonly translated the Wild Pear. Aristotle (Anim. 8.

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences (1823)

Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers : in Two Volumes by George Crabb

Achras, in the Linnean system, is a genus of plants ; Class 6 Hexandria, Order 1 Monogynia. Generic Characters. Cal. perianth six-leaved ; leaflets ovate. — Con. one petalled ; border cut into six subovate flat divisions ; scales at the jaws of the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Achras. (family *Sapotaceae) A genus of plants that includes A. zapota ( Manilkara zapota) which yields the delicious fruit chiku, or sapodilla plum, for which it is now widely cultivated, and chicle, formerly the elastic component of chewing gum.

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Small photo of VIETNAM - CIRCA 1975: A stamp printed in Vietnam shows Achras sapota or Sapodilla, series, circa 1975Small photo of Close up Sapodilla fruit , Achras sapota on the tree More...

Scrabble value of A1C3H4R1A1S1

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