Definition of Tamanus

1. Noun. (plural of tamanu) ¹



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Definition of Tamanus

1. tamanu [n] - See also: tamanu

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tamanus

tamada
tamadas
tamaite
tamal
tamale
tamale pie
tamales
tamals
tamandu
tamandua
tamanduas
tamandus
tamanoir
tamanoirs
tamanu
tamanus (current term)
tamara
tamarack
tamaracks
tamarao
tamaraos
tamaras
tamarau
tamaraus
tamaraw
tamari
tamaric
tamarillo
tamarillos
tamarin

Literary usage of Tamanus

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1. History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages by Ferdinand Gregorovius, Annie Hamilton, Irving Stone (1896)
"Joh. de Balduino. Leo de Aw. Petrus de Alberico. Oc- tamanus fil. Alberici. Gregorius fil. Gregorii. ..."

2. The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, & Other by William Evans, Thomas Evans, Edith R. Hall (1843)
"... and venerable grove of Aitos and tamanus.* The whole neighbourhood is * The Tamanu (calophyllum Inophyllum,") was formerly held sacred in the South Sea ..."

3. Transactions of the American Ethnological Society by American Ethnological Society (1848)
"Each Indian has his tamanus or spirit, which is selected at a very early age, and is generally the first object they see, in going out into the woods, ..."

4. Transactions of the American Ethnological Society by American Ethnological Society (1848)
"Each Indian has his tamanus or spirit, which is selected at a very early age, and is generally the first object they see, in going out into the woods, ..."

5. Mystic Isles of the South Seas by Frederick O'Brien (1921)
""My ancestor, the old chief Tati," he told me, "cut down the sacred trees of our clan marae near by, the aito┬╗, tamanus, and miros. ..."

6. The Technologist (1863)
"Raiatea contains an enormous quantity of tamanus. There are considerable quantities on the numerous small islets which surround that island. ..."

7. Daniel Wheeler by Mary Elizabeth Beck (1895)
"... consecrated enclosures, praying-stones and venerable grove of Aitos and tamanus trees. He adds: "After surveying this gloomy grove, once associated with ..."

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