Definition of Myrtus communis

1. Noun. European shrub with white or rosy flowers followed by black berries.

Exact synonyms: Common Myrtle
Group relationships: Genus Myrtus, Myrtus
Generic synonyms: Myrtle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrtus Communis

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

Literary usage of Myrtus communis

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1. 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 ..."

2. The Scripture garden walk: comprising the botanical exposition and natural (1832)
"... Or dare profane his grief; His God forsakes his desolated heart, All " heav'n stands by and will not take his part.' MYRTLE.—Myrtus communis. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1880)
"Myrtus communis,L.— Use of the Volatile Oil in Medicine—The flowers and leaves of the common myrtle contain an essential oil, which, when freshly ..."

4. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"In Myrtus communis, for instance, two semicircular epidermal cells are contiguous ... According to Frank' the cavities in the leaf of Myrtus communis are of ..."

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