Definition of Myrica

1. Noun. Deciduous aromatic shrubs or small trees.




Definition of Myrica

1. n. A widely dispersed genus of shrubs and trees, usually with aromatic foliage. It includes the bayberry or wax myrtle, the sweet gale, and the North American sweet fern, so called.

Definition of Myrica

1. Noun. (botany) Any of the genus ''Myrica'' of shrubs and trees. ¹

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Definition of Myrica

1. a medicinal tree bark [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrica

myriagrams
myrialiter
myrialiters
myrialitre
myrialitres
myriameter
myriameters
myriametre
myriametres
myriapod
myriapods
myriarch
myriarchs
myriare
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myrica
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myricetins
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myricitrin
myricyl
myringa
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myringectomy
myringitis
myringomycosis
myringoplasty
myringotomies
myringotomy

Literary usage of Myrica

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1. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1855)
"Fee says, in relation to the myrica, that it would seem that the ancients ... To this, he says, is owing the fact that Dioscorides calls the myrica a tree, ..."

2. Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the by Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.), United States General Land Office, United States Dept. of the Interior (1876)
"93, TV, Fig. 7, whose lobes are also of the same form. It is much larger, however, too large it seems for a Myrica. By the form of the leaf it is comparable ..."

3. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"Myrica californica. Nat. size. midrib and several slender nerves ascending from near the base (probably best seen when the cotyledons are fading), ..."

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