Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "myrica": 
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. deciduous aromatic shrubs or small trees;
[syn: Myrica, genus Myrica]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Myrica \My*ri"ca\, prop. n. [L., fr. Gr. ? tamarisk.] (Bot.) A widely dispersed genus of shrubs and trees, usually with aromatic foliage. It includes the bayberry or wax myrtle, the sweet gale, and the North American sweet fern, so called. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Myrica n 1: deciduous aromatic shrubs or small trees [syn: Myrica, genus Myrica]