Definition of Bursera

1. Noun. Type genus of Burseraceae; tropical and subtropical American shrubs and trees some yielding timber and gum elemi.




Definition of Bursera

1. designating a family of shrubs and trees [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bursera

Burnsian
Burnsians
Burnside
Burow's operation
Burow's solution
Burow's triangle
Burow's vein
Burrampooter
Burrhus Frederic Skinner
Burrill Bernard Crohn
Burroughs
Burroughsian
Burrows
Bursa
Bursa of Fabricius
Bursera (current term)
Bursera microphylla
Bursera simaruba
Burseraceae
Bursledon
Burton
Burton's line
Burtonian
Buru babirusa
Buruli ulcer
Burundi
Burundi franc
Burundian
Burundians
Burushaski

Literary usage of Bursera

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1. Odorographia: A Natural History of Raw Materials and Drugs Used in the by John Charles Sawer (1892)
"It is difficult to say whether other species of Bursera yield this oil or not. Poisson suggests that it is probably obtained also from Bursera ..."

2. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"SHE Bursera gummifera is an evergreen tree, attaining a height of fifty or sixty feet, ... In its natural habitat, the Bursera gummifera prefers a ..."

3. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1827)
"As the two genera of Amyris and Bursera are at present constituted, a botanist may ... The variable features of Bursera gummifera, and the early inaccurate ..."

4. Contributions from the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1907)
"Bursera simplicifolia DC. Prodr. 2 : 78. 18215. Frequent on dry hillsides near the southern coast of Jamaica, becoming at least 13 meters high. 4. ..."

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