2. Noun. (plural of protea) ¹
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Definition of Proteas
1. protea [n] - See also: protea
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Literary usage of Proteas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Annals of Horticulture (1848)
"proteas, Banksias, Юп/andras, fyc. must be kept in an airy situation, and but little water must be given them. ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Over 40 colored plates of proteas have been published, ... proteas ripen seeds freely, and seeds can be easily procured from the Cape. cynaroides, Linn. ..."
3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"Over 40 colored plates of proteas have been published, of which 23 appeared ... proteas ripen seeds freely, and seeds can be easily procured from the Cape. ..."
4. Alexander the Great: The Merging of East and West in Universal History by Benjamin Ide Wheeler (1900)
"Antipater, also, the regent in Macedonia, had received moneys from Alexander for a like purpose, and had sent proteas to collect ships in Euboea and the ..."
5. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon i.e. Alexandre Le'on Valle'e, Léon Vallée, Alois Leonhard Brandl (1899)
"... having stated after this that proteas, the descendant of that celebrated proteas, the son of Lanice, who had been the nurse of Alexander the king, ..."
6. The Athenian Tribute Lists by Benjamin D. Meritt (1968)
"The tribal affiliation of proteas is erroneously shown (on pp. 133 and 134) for 432/1 and 431/0 as VI; the numeral should be VII. ..."