Definition of Greasewoods

1. Noun. (plural of greasewood) ¹



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Definition of Greasewoods

1. greasewood [n] - See also: greasewood

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greasewoods

greased lightning
greaseless
greaseless cream
greaselike
greasepaint
greasepaints
greaseproof
greaseproof paper
greaseproofed
greaseproofing
greaseproofs
greaser
greasers
greases
greasewood
greasewoods (current term)
greasier
greasies
greasiest
greasily
greasiness
greasinesses
greasing
greasy
greasy pig disease
greasy spoon
greasy spoons
great
great(p)
great-

Literary usage of Greasewoods

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1. Glimpses of the Cosmos by Lester Frank Ward (1913)
"From the sharpness of its spines it is the most troublesome (at least to the collector) of all the greasewoods. It is always dioecious, and the female ..."

2. Feeds and Feeding Abridged by William Arnon Henry, Frank Barron Morrison (1915)
"Others getting grass, hay, and saltbush made substantial gains. Saltbush mutton was dry and tough, but had a good flavor. 392. The greasewoods, Sarcobatus ..."

3. New Trails in Mexico: An Account of One Year's Exploration in North-western by Carl Lumholtz (1912)
"They informed us that we were now camped on an Indian road to Silverbell. By following slightly elevated ground among the greasewoods we arrived safely at ..."

4. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1895)
"... while the alkaline and saline clay soils are dotted here and there with greasewoods and fleshy saline plants. Such is the home of the LeConte Thrasher. ..."

5. Forest Physiography: Physiography of the United States and Principles of by Isaiah Bowman (1911)
"... in the soil may be diminished also by cultivating plants that take up considerable amounts of salt,—a notable property of the greasewoods (Sarcobatus, ..."

6. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1906)
"... but since it has humid as well as arid areas, forms of vegetation unknown on the desert interrupt its stretches of cactuses, yuccas, and greasewoods. ..."

7. Soils: Their Formation, Properties, Composition, and Relations to Climate by Eugene Woldemar Hilgard (1921)
"In taking them into cultivation, it is advisable to remove entirely from the land the salt growth that may naturally cover it, notably the greasewoods ..."

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