Definition of Mountain box

1. Noun. Evergreen mat-forming shrub of North America and northern Eurasia having small white flowers and red berries; leaves turn red in autumn.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mountain Box

mountain ash
mountain avens
mountain azalea
mountain balm
mountain bearberries
mountain bearberry
mountain beaver
mountain bike
mountain bikes
mountain biking
mountain birch
mountain blacksnake
mountain bladder fern
mountain blue berry
mountain boarding
mountain box (current term)
mountain building
mountain buzzard
mountain buzzards
mountain chain
mountain chinchilla
mountain clematis
mountain climber
mountain climbing
mountain clubmoss
mountain cranberry
mountain daisy
mountain devil
mountain disease
mountain ebony

Literary usage of Mountain box

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Indian Forester (1902)
"... mountain box." It has a pale timber, and may be substituted for ordinary grey box with satisfaction to the user. (No. ..."

2. Reports on the Geology of Jamaica; Or, Part II. of the West Indian Survey by James Gay Sawkins, Geological Survey of Great Britain, Georges Parkes Wall, Lucas Barrett, Arthur Lennox, Charles Barrington Brown, Robert Etheridge, Nathaniel Wilson, Hoffmann (1869)
"Western peak of Blue mountain box Hill, Belvedere estate - Hill above Petersfield House - „ -west of ..."

3. A Botanical Index to All the Medicinal Plants, Barks, Roots, Seeds and by Allan Pollock (1872)
"... Yellow Wood, Sea Ash. Uva Ursi, Bearberry, Wild Cranberry, Bear's Whortleberry, mountain box, Red- berry, Snake Weed, White Sanicle, ..."

4. The Indian Forester (1902)
"... mountain box." It has a pale timber, and may be substituted for ordinary grey box with satisfaction to the user. (No. ..."

5. Reports on the Geology of Jamaica; Or, Part II. of the West Indian Survey by James Gay Sawkins, Geological Survey of Great Britain, Georges Parkes Wall, Lucas Barrett, Arthur Lennox, Charles Barrington Brown, Robert Etheridge, Nathaniel Wilson, Hoffmann (1869)
"Western peak of Blue mountain box Hill, Belvedere estate - Hill above Petersfield House - „ -west of ..."

6. A Botanical Index to All the Medicinal Plants, Barks, Roots, Seeds and by Allan Pollock (1872)
"... Yellow Wood, Sea Ash. Uva Ursi, Bearberry, Wild Cranberry, Bear's Whortleberry, mountain box, Red- berry, Snake Weed, White Sanicle, ..."

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