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Alexandrian laurel

Definition of the noun alexandrian laurel

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noun

  1. East Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers; coastal areas southern India to Malaysia
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • scientific name: Calophyllum inophyllum
    • more generic word: poon = any of several East Indian trees of the genus Calophyllum having shiny leathery leaves and lightweight hard wood
    • member of: Calophyllum / genus Calophyllum = genus of tropical evergreen trees

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Cabbage to Cyperus (1889)

by Sir George Watt

The Alexandrian Laurel. CALOPHYLLUM inophyllum. colour, and takes a most beautiful polish. The tree coppices readily, and the forest fires which are lighted by the Arab herdsmen (as they are by the pastoral population of India) frequently ...

Google previewDictionarium Domesticum, being a new and compleat houshold dictionary, for the use of city and country (1736)

by Nathan BAILEY

'The leaves and berries of this laurel are of an incifive and difolving nature, they expel wind, provoke urine, strengthen the nerves and brain, and forward the menshs, The Alexandrian LAUREL is of a hor quality, being drunk in any liquid it ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1893)

by George Watt

The Alexandrian laurel (Calophyllum inophyllum) and Phsenix sylvestris are also said to be similarly valuable. Casuarina mnricata, which thrives well near the coast, is mentioned as being a most important agent in the reclamation of waste ...

Google previewLexicon Physico-medicum (1794)

Or, A New Medicinal Dictionary. Explaining the Difficult Terms Used in the Several Branches of the Profession ... by John Quincy

Laurus flexandrina, Alexandrian laurel, a species of Kosovo. Lauros, a name for the camphor, cinnamon-trees, sailafras, and also feveral other trees. Lauroine, Laurustinus. Lazacra, washes. Such as are used to improve the skin. - Ilavandola ...

Google previewThe Gardeners and Florists Dictionary, Or a Complete System of Horticulture: ... To which is Added, A Catalogue of Curious Trees, Plants and Fruits, ... In Two Volumes. By Philip Miller ... (1724)

by Philip Miller

Alexandrian Laurel. Laurustinus with rough Leaves. Laurustinus with shining Leaves. . Laurustinus with small Leaves hardy- Bastards shining leaved Laurustinus. Lentiscus, or mastick Tree. Lilac with, purple Flowers. Lilac with white Flowers.

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening: comprehending all the modern improvements in the art ... with correct engravings ... from original drawings by Sydenham Edwards (1807)

by Alexander MACDONALD (pseud. [i.e. R. W. Dickson.])

Cushion Lady's Finger Lady's Mantle Lady's Slipper Lady's Traces Lamb's Lettuce Larch Tree Larkspur Lavender Lavender Cotton Lavender, Sea Laurel Laurel, Alexandrian Laurel, Dwarf American Laurel, Sea-side Laurel, Spurge Laureola ...

Google previewDictionary of dates, and universal reference (1841)

by Joseph Timothy Haydn

The Alexandrian laurel, Ruscus racemosus, was brought from Spain before 1713 . The glaucous laurel, Laurus aggregata, was brought hither from China, in 1806. LAURENTALIA. Festivals celebrated at Rome in honour of Acca Laurentia, ...

Google previewDictionary of Dates and Universal Reference, Relating to All Ages and Nations (1845)

Comprehending Every Remarkable Occurence, Ancient and Modern ... the Origin and Advance of Human Arts and Inventions, with Copious Details of England, Scotland, and Ireland; the Whole Comprehending a Body of Information, Classical, Political, and Domestic, from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time by Joseph Haydn

The Alexandrian laurel, Ruscus racemosus, was brought from Spain before 1713 . The glaucous laurel, Laurus aggregata, was brought hither from China, in 1806. LAURENTALIA. Festivals celebrated at Rome in honour of Acca Laurentia, ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1807)

Comprehending All the Modern Improvements in the Art; Whether in the Raising of the Various Esculent Vegetables, Or in the Forcing and Managing of Different Sorts of Fruits and Plants, and that of Laying Out, Ornamenting, and Planting, Gardens and Pleasure Grounds: with Correct Engravings ... from Original Drawings by Sydenham Edwards by R. W. Dickson

Cushion Lady's Finger Lady's Mantle Lady's Slipper Lady's Traces Lamb's Lettuce Larch Tree Larkspur Lavender Lavender Cotton Lavender, Sea Laurel Laurel, Alexandrian Laurel, Dwarf American Laurel, Sea-side Laurel, Spurge Laureola ...

Google previewThe Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs (2014)

by Jim Gardiner

See Amelanchier alnifolia Alexandrian laurel. See Danae racemosa Allegheny sand myrtle. See Leiophyllum buxifolium Allegheny serviceberry. See Amelanchier Iaevis Aloysia tripliylla.

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