Definition of Coccous
1. coccus [adj] - See also: coccus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coccous
Literary usage of Coccous
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Synoptical Flora of North America by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson (1897)
"Fruit lobed, 5—1O(—12)-coccous, i. e splitting at maturity into as many hard ... Fruit glabrous, 2—5-coccous, coriaceous or at first fleshy ; the carpels I- ..."
2. The Flora of British India by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1890)
"... and containing я crustaceous 3-4-coccous ... Mueller describes a 3-coccous parchment- ..."
3. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... stigmas 3, consolidated into a rugose mass; capsule 3-coccous. JANIA. ... white; capsule ovate, 3-cornered, 3-coccous; seeds elliptical, black, shining, ..."