Definition of Amygdalus
1. Noun. Used in former classifications for peach and almond trees which are now included in genus Prunus.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Amygdalaceae, Family Amygdalaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amygdalus
Literary usage of Amygdalus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1910)
"Amygdalus orientalis.—I believe that this species is also worthy of being ... All that has been said about Amygdalus orientalis applies also to P. ..."
2. The plants of the Bible, trees and shrubs by John Hutton Balfour (1885)
"(Amygdalus communis, Linn.; Prunus amygdalus, Stokes.) " The almond tree shall flourish. ... HE almond-tree is the Amygdalus communia of botanists. ..."
3. The Plants of the Bible by John Hutton Balfour (1885)
"(Amygdalus communis, Linn.; Prunus amygdalus, Stokes.) "The almond tree shall flourish. ... |HE almond-tree is the Amygdalus communis of botanists. ..."
4. The Companion for the Orchard: An Historical and Botanical Account of Fruits by Henry Phillips (1831)
"PERSICA, OR Amygdalus. Natural order, Pomacea. ... and'A/xuy from the lines or furrows on the stone, from which the Latins derived the name of Amygdalus. ..."
5. The Flower Garden, Or, Breck's Book of Flowers: In which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1858)
"... bears a good deal of resemblance to the sanguinea, except in the racemes of flowers, which are produced after the manner of the bird-cherry. Amygdalus. ..."