Definition of Eugenia

1. Noun. Tropical trees and shrubs with aromatic leaves and often valuable hard wood.

Definition of Eugenia

1. n. A genus of myrtaceous plants, mostly of tropical countries, and including several aromatic trees and shrubs, among which are the trees which produce allspice and cloves of commerce.

Definition of Eugenia

1. Proper noun. (given name female from=Ancient Greek). Variant: Eugenie. ¹

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Definition of Eugenia

1. a tropical evergreen tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eugenia

Eugene Curran Kelly
Eugene Delacroix
Eugene Gladstone O'Neill
Eugene Ionesco
Eugene Luther Vidal
Eugene O'Neill
Eugene Ormandy
Eugene Paul Wigner
Eugene Sue
Eugene V. Debs
Eugene Victor Debs
Eugene Wigner
Eugenia aromaticum
Eugenia caryophyllatum
Eugenia corynantha
Eugenia dicrana
Eugenia jambos
Eugenia uniflora
Eugenio Pacelli
Euglena gracilis
Euglena viridis

Literary usage of Eugenia

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1. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"eugenia, a genus of plants named m honour <f Prince Eugene of Savoy. It still contains learly 200 species, though numbers have been ..."

2. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1884)
"East Australia. A handsome bush with palatable fruit. Careful special culture would probably improve all eugenia- fruits. ..."

3. Publication by Field Columbian Museum (1902)
"eugenia FLORIBUNDA West. " Guava Berry." Moist pasture lands at Spring Garden. ... Eggers Fl. 307. Fruit edible, used for making preserves. 681. eugenia ..."

4. The Timber Trees, Timber and Fancy Woods, as Also, the Forests, of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"eugenia pimenta, DC-, var. ovalifolia, syn. of eugenia acris, W. #• A. eugenia racemosa, ... eugenia zeylanica, Roxb., syn. of eugenia bracteata, Roxb., ..."

5. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1916)
"UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE THE GENUS eugenia IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS ... The genus eugenia was named by Linnaeus in honor of Prince Eugene of Savoy. ..."

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