Definition of Moneses
1. Noun. One species: one-flowered wintergreen; sometimes included in genus Pyrola.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Pyrolaceae, Pyrolaceae, Wintergreen Family
Member holonyms: Moneses Uniflora, One-flowered Pyrola, One-flowered Wintergreen, Pyrola Uniflora
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moneses
Literary usage of Moneses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. English Botany, Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants by James Sowerby, John Thomas Boswell, Phebe Lankester, John William Salter (1866)
"Moneses. Sal'wb. Corolla 5-partite ; the segments nearly flat or but slightly ... Moneses grandiflora, Salisb. DC Prod. Vol. VII. p. 775. Bab. Man. Brit. ..."
2. Letters from the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu 1709 to 1762 by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1906)
"I can say with great truth, in the words of Moneses, I have long learnt to hold myself at nothing; but when I think of the fatigue my poor infant must ..."
3. Life of Mrs. Siddons by Thomas Campbell (1834)
"Of something soft, Moneses. Thoughts crowd so fast,—thy name is all I've left. ... Moneses. " For only death, and the last night, Can shut out my ..."
4. The British Drama: A Collection of the Most Esteemed Tragedies, Comedies (1859)
"And see, the poor Moneses comes, to take One sad adieu, and then we part for ever. are ... Arp. Alas! how happy have we been, Moneses Ye gentle days, ..."
5. The British Drama: Comprehending the Best Plays in the English Language by Walter Scott, Sir Walter Scott (1804)
"Oh ! let me haste then, vet, ere day declines And the long night prevail, once more to tell thee What, and how dear, Moneses has been to me. ..."
6. The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes by Sir Walter Scott, Walter Scott (1811)
"Tamerlane (The sovereign judge of equity on earth) Shall do me justice on this mighty robber, And render back thy beauties to Moneses. ..."