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Ambulia

Definition of the noun Ambulia

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Ambulia is the vernacular name of the Limnophila sessiliflora, a species of Limnophila.

  • geographic area: North America

Explanation

Ambulia, Ambulius and Ambulii were cultic epithets under which the Spartans worshiped the Greek deities Athena, Zeus, and the Dioscuri. The meaning of the name is uncertain, but it has been supposed to be derived from the Greek anaballo, and to de­signate those divinities as the delayers of death.

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Ambulia Lam. (Limnophila R. Br., Terebinthina Rumph. ex O. Ktze.). Scrophulariaceae (11. 6). 30 palaeotrop. Amburana Schwacke et Taub. ( Torresea Allem. EP.). Legum. (11. 3). 1 Minas Geraes, Brazil. Good timber. Ameghlnoa ...

Google previewComplete Encyclopedia of the Freshwater Aquarium (2001)

by John Dawes

AMBULIA UmnophOa spp.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Ambulia Lam. Scrophulariaceae Origins: Orthographic variant, see Ambuli Adans . Amburana Schwacke & Taubert Fabaceae Origins: The name of the timber, amburana, imburana or umburana, in tropical South America. Species/ Vernacular ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

AMBULIA, in Botany, a genus of plants, belonging to the class Didynamia, and order Angiospermia. AMBULLI, in Ancient Mythology, a surname of Castor and Pollux, amongst the Spartans. AMBURBIA C ambire urbem ), festivals at Rome, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

AMBULIA, in Botany, a genus of plants, belonging to the class Didynamia, and order Angiospermia. AMBULLI, in Ancient Mythology, a surname of Castor and Pollux, amongst the Spartans. AMBURBIA (ambil't urbem) , ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

AMBULIA, a genus of plants of the class Didynamia, and order Angiospermia. See BotANY. (w) AMBUSCADE, or AMBUsh, ...

Google previewA new and complete dictionary of arts and sciences (1819)

including the latest improvement and discovery and the present states of every branch of human knowledge by George Gregory

AMBULIA, a genus of the didynimia angiospermia class and order. It grows in Malabar, has an aromatic smell, and is administered in cases of fever in the form of a decoction. AMBURBItTM, in Roman antiquity, a procession made by the ...

Google previewPopular and Complete English Dictionary (1848)

Exhibiting the Pronunciation, Etymology, and Explanation of Every Word Usually Employed in Science, Literature, and Art by John Boag

Ambulia, am-bu'le-a, n. The name of a genus of plants growing in Malabar, which have an aromatic smell .

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

AMBULIA, in Botany, a genus of plants, belonging to the class Didynamia, and order Angiospermia. AMBULLI, in Ancient Mythology, a surname of Castor and Pollux, amongst the Spartans. AMBURBIA ( ambire vrbem), festivals at Rome, ...

Google previewEncyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)

by Edward Smedley

AMBULIA, in Botany, a genus of plants, belonging to the class Didynamia, and order Angiospermia. AMBULLI, in Ancient Mythology, a surname of Castor and Pollux, amongst the Spartans. AMBURBIA (ambire urbtm), festivals at Rome, ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1863)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

AMBULIA, n. A genus of plants of the Didynamia Angiospermia class and order. It grows in Malabar, has an aromatic smell, and is administered in cases of fever, in the form of a decoction. AM BURY, or ANTEURY, n. [Qu. L. umbo, the navel; ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia (1829)

or Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge

AMBULIA, in botany, a genus of the didy- namia angiosperraia class and order. F >ssential characters : cal. quindentated : cor. tubulose, quadrifid, with unequal segments : caps, pen- tagonous, single-celled, and single-seeded. One species ...

Google previewA Portable Cyclopaedia, Or, Compendious Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Including the Latest Discoveries (1819)

by C.T. Watkins

AMBULIA, in botany. a genus of the didynamia aiigioSpei-mia class and order. It is an aromatic, and growsrn Malabar. AMHL Rnlt M, among the Romans, was a procession round the c'ty pi'cvmtis to a. Solemn sacrifice to avert some public evil.

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Asian ambulia

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