Definition of Myrtus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Myrtaceae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Myrtus
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Myrtaceae, Myrtaceae, Myrtle Family
Member holonyms: Common Myrtle, Myrtus Communis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrtus

Myrmidon
Myroxylon balsamum
Myroxylon balsamum pereirae
Myroxylon pereirae
Myroxylon toluiferum
Myrrhis
Myrrhis odorata
Myrsinaceae
Myrsine
Myrtaceae
Myrtales
Myrtillocactus
Myrtillocactus geometrizans
Myrtle
Myrtus (current term)
Myrtus communis
Mysidacea
Mysidae
Mysis
Mysoline
Mysore
Mysore thorn
Mystic Jewel
Mysticeti
Mytilene
Mytilidae
Mytilini
Mytilus
Mytilus edulis

Literary usage of Myrtus

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

1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1735)
"The Species are ; Myrtus; The Myrtle. The Characters are ; i. Myrtus ; communs, Itálica. È. SP Common Myrtle, with 'pretty large Leaves. г. ..."

2. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"Genus Myrtus Myrtus (Myrtos, the old Greek name). An extensive genus comprising about one hundred species of stove and greenhouse trees or shrubs. ..."

3. The plants of the Bible, trees and shrubs by John Hutton Balfour (1857)
"(Myrtus communis.) " Instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle-tree."—Isa. ... It is the Myrtus communis of botanists, and belongs to the class ..."

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