Definition of Macoun

1. Noun. Similar to McIntosh; juicy and late-ripening.

Generic synonyms: Mcintosh



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macoun

Maclean
Macleaya
Macleaya cordata
Macleod
Macleod's rheumatism
Macleod's syndrome
Maclura
Maclura pomifera
Macolyte
Macolytes
Macon
Maconite
Maconites
Macormack
Macormick
Macoun (current term)
Macowanites
Macowanites americanus
Macrocephalon
Macrocephalon maleo
Macrocheira
Macrocheira kaempferi
Macroclemys
Macroclemys temmincki
Macrodactylus
Macrodactylus subspinosus
Macrodantin
Macronectes

Literary usage of Macoun

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1907)
"Sulphur Mt., Banff (Macoun), and No. 22294, Spray Valley, Banff (NB Sanson). ... 24487 (John Macoun). Described from specimens collected in Montana in 1897 ..."

2. The Canadian Record of Science by Natural History Society of Montreal (1897)
"In woods at Deer Park, Lower Arrow Lake, Columbia River, BC (John Macoun. ... Macoun, in his Catalogue, makes the Saskatchewan the western limit of this ..."

3. Orchidaceae: Illustrations and Studies of the Family Orchidaceae by Oakes Ames (1908)
"Springy places, Farewell Creek, Cypress Hills, June 27, 1895, J. Macoun (6). ... Macoun (6). ATHABASCA Rapids of the Drowned Slave River, June 28, 1892, ..."

4. The Birds of Manitoba by Ernest Thompson Seton (1891)
"Breeding in great abundance on all the large lakes of the prairie region, chiefly west of Manitoba (Macoun). One in Smithsonian Institution from Nelson ..."

5. The Canadian Alpine Journal: Journal Alpin Canadien by Alpine Club of Canada (1907)
"JC HERDMAN Mt. Macoun stands up, like an arched horse's neck, eight or nine miles south from Glacier ... The massif was named "Macoun" in 1888 by the Rev. ..."

6. First Supplementary Catalogue of the Library of the Royal Colonial Institute by James Rufus Boosé (1901)
"List of Plants from Queen Charlotte Islands. By Prof. John Macoun. ... Macoun. List of Plants collected by Dr. R. Bell around the Shores of Hudson's Bay, ..."

7. Some Startling Facts Relating to the Canadian Pacific Railway and the North by Charles Horetzky (1889)
"... Mr. Macoun has gone forth in search of more acres. Upon this occasion his mission is to the south-west. It will he interesting to hear the result of ..."

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