Definition of Asa gray
1. Noun. United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888).
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Literary usage of Asa gray
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"This collection was secured for the Missouri Botanical Garden in 1906. Dr. asa gray many years ago in naming the genus ..."
2. Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or Philosophical by Victoria Institute (Great Britain) (1889)
"THE LATE PROFESSOR asa gray. Professor asa gray, who is referred to in the foregoing discussion, was regarded by men in both hemispheres as occupying a ..."
3. The Chautauquan by Chautauqua Institution (1906)
"Some Great American Scientists I. asa gray. By Charles Reid Barnes Professor of Plant Physiology in the University of Chicago. ..."
4. A Century of Science in America: With Special Reference to the American by Edward Salisbury Dana, Charles Schuchert (1918)
"asa gray and the Journal. In 1834 there appears in the Journal (25, 346) a "Sketch of the Mineralogy of a portion of Jefferson and St. Lawrence Counties, ..."
5. What is Darwinism? by Charles Hodge (1874)
"America's great botanist, Dr. asa gray, avows himself an evolutionist; but he is not a Darwinian. Of that point we have the clearest possible proof. ..."