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Definition of Arbute
1. an evergreen tree [n -S] : ARBUTEAN [adj]
Medical Definition of Arbute
The strawberry tree, a genus of evergreen shrubs, of the Heath family. It has a berry externally resembling the strawberry; the arbute tree.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Arbute
Literary usage of Arbute
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. English Botany, Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants by James Sowerby, John Thomas Boswell, Phebe Lankester, John William Salter (1866)
"TRIBE I.—arbute^E. Corolla deciduous. Fruit a berry, superior. GENUS IL—ARCTOSTAPHYLOS. Adans. Calyx free from the ovary, 5- or e-partite. ..."
2. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquitiesby William George Smith, Charles Anthon by William George Smith, Charles Anthon (1870)
"The peculiar ascribed to the fruit of the arbute-tree other plants of the same order, eral qualities are said to be astringent The ..."