Definition of Sampire

1. a plant [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sampire

samoa
samogon
samoleon
samosa
samosas
samoun
samovar
samovars
samoyedes
samoyeds
sampan
sampans
samphire
samphires
sampi
sampire (current term)
sampires
sampis
samplable
sampladelia
sampladelic
sample
sample distribution
sample function
sample functions
sample market
sample markets
sample mean
sample size

Literary usage of Sampire

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1. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1803)
"... down Hangs one that gathers sampire ; dreadful trade P* It is not uncommon in ... (or rather sampire, as it is a corruption of the French Saint Pierre), ..."

2. Letters on the Elements of Botany: Addressed to a Lady by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Martyn (1787)
"sampire*- has the umbel not flat, or hollow like the la.ft, ... trouble on the beach, but which has none of the warm, aromatic quality of the sampire. ..."

3. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1803)
"... down Hangs one that gathers sampire ; dreadful trade P* It is not uncommon in ... (or rather sampire, as it is a corruption of the French Saint Pierre), ..."

4. Letters on the Elements of Botany: Addressed to a Lady by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Martyn (1787)
"sampire*- has the umbel not flat, or hollow like the la.ft, ... trouble on the beach, but which has none of the warm, aromatic quality of the sampire. ..."

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