Definition of Mountain ebony

1. Noun. Small East Indian tree having orchid-like flowers and hard dark wood.

Exact synonyms: Bauhinia Variegata, Orchid Tree
Group relationships: Bauhinia, Genus Bauhinia
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mountain Ebony

mountain boarding
mountain box
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 (current term)
mountain everlasting
mountain fern
mountain fetterbush
mountain fever
mountain four o'clock
mountain goat
mountain goats
mountain gorilla
mountain gorillas
mountain grape
mountain hare
mountain hares
mountain heath
mountain hemlock

Literary usage of Mountain ebony

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

1. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"Small-flower'd mountain ebony. Nat. of the East Indies. Introd. 1808, by William Roxburgh, MD ft. ..."

2. Hortus Kewensis: Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1789)
"Dwarf Mountain, Ebony. Nat. of the Weft Indies. Cult, before 1742, by Robert James Lord Petre. Fl . June September. S. 1? ..."

3. A Dictionary of Sanscrit and English, Designed for the Use of Private by William Yates (1846)
"0^0 1 »W. mountain ebony. î. m. A goldmine. Oft) 3/. Asparagus. 0*Ti) 1. m. Ebony. ... (ft:) 2./. Treaty of friendship on equal terms. :)lm mountain ebony. ..."

4. A Dictionary, Hindustani & English: Accompanied by a Reversed Dictionary by Duncan Forbes (1858)
"... m. mountain ebony (Bauhinia ... m. mountain ebony. *. kadal, mf ] the plantain or ti^AS 4<c! ..."

5. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"Small-flower'd mountain ebony. Nat. of the East Indies. Introd. 1808, by William Roxburgh, MD ft. ..."

6. Hortus Kewensis: Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1789)
"Dwarf Mountain, Ebony. Nat. of the Weft Indies. Cult, before 1742, by Robert James Lord Petre. Fl . June September. S. 1? ..."

7. A Dictionary of Sanscrit and English, Designed for the Use of Private by William Yates (1846)
"0^0 1 »W. mountain ebony. î. m. A goldmine. Oft) 3/. Asparagus. 0*Ti) 1. m. Ebony. ... (ft:) 2./. Treaty of friendship on equal terms. :)lm mountain ebony. ..."

8. A Dictionary, Hindustani & English: Accompanied by a Reversed Dictionary by Duncan Forbes (1858)
"... m. mountain ebony (Bauhinia ... m. mountain ebony. *. kadal, mf ] the plantain or ti^AS 4<c! ..."

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