Definition of Sebestens
1. sebesten [n] - See also: sebesten
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sebestens
Literary usage of Sebestens
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1. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1890)
"These qualities, combined with a slight astringency , have led to their use as pectorals, known as sebestens. The wood of this tree is said to have ..."
2. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1857)
"... with sebestens and jujubes, &c., besides which they are frequently- eaten as other fruit. (Pomet. ..."
3. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1881)
"The large fruited C. latifolia, Roxb., is a form of this species with larger leaves and fruit. The sebestens of the European Matera Medica is ..."
4. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"The negroes cines, under the name of sebestens. The in the West Indies use It for making besoms, and the inhabitants of Panama drink an infusion of the ..."
5. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"... wood from which the mummy cases. The wood and bark are said by Dr. Royle to be accounted a mild tonic. Its dried fruit is the smaller sebestens or ..."