Definition of Oestrums

1. oestrum [n] - See also: oestrum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oestrums

oestrogen receptor
oestrogen replacement therapy
oestrogenic
oestrogenic hormone
oestrogenism
oestrone
oestrones
oestrosis
oestrous
oestruate
oestruates
oestrum
oestrums (current term)
oestruses
oesypum
oeuvre
oeuvres
of
of a
of a certain age
of a kind
of a piece
of a sudden
of a surety
of age
of age(p)

Literary usage of Oestrums

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"oestrums are among the most useful of bright-flowering, shrubby, ... The oestrums are much grown in warm countries, and they bloom continuously. ..."

2. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1856)
"Other things, such as Euphorbias, oestrums, &c., done blooming, should be placed away under the stage, in a cool place, till time for commencing to grow ..."

3. Personal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of America, during by Alexander von Humboldt (1885)
"... is cheerful, pastoral, and decked with the rich cultivation of the sugar-cane, coffee-tree, and cotton. Paths bordered with oestrums, ..."

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