Definition of Argyrites
1. argyrite [n] - See also: argyrite
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Argyrites
Literary usage of Argyrites
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1860)
"WE present for a Frontispiece this month a drawing of the Caladium argyrites. The drawing was taken from a very fine plant in the collection of C. Van ..."
2. A System of Mineralogy: Including an Extended Treatise on Crystallography by James Dwight Dana (1837)
"... in Hesse ; also massive at Schneeberg, mixed with quartz, and often covered with a thin coating of nickel green. NICKEL GLANCE. argyrites ..."
3. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1865)
"... and argyrites; two very fine Cissus discolor, trained as pyramids ; a Coleus Verschaffeltii, Pandanus, Dieffenbachia, &c.; six elegantly grown ferns, ..."
4. Greenhouse & Stove Plants: Flowering and Fine-leaved, Palms, Ferns, and by Thomas Baines (1885)
"C. argyrites. A very small kind, suitable for growing in little pots ; its leaves look well mixed with cut flowers ; they are light green, blotched and ..."