Definition of Calycanthus

1. Noun. A magnoliid dicot genus of the family Calycanthaceae including: allspice.




Definition of Calycanthus

1. Noun. Any of the genus ''Calycanthus'' of sweetshrubs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calycanthus

calvers
calves
calves' feet
calves' liver
calvin cycle
calving
calving jack
calvings
calvinistical
calvish
calvities
calvity
calvous
calx
calxes
calycanthus
calycanthus family
calycanthuses
calycate
calyceal
calyces
calyciform
calyciform ending
calycinal
calycine
calycle
calycled
calycles
calycoid
calycular

Literary usage of Calycanthus

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"Fir pêne, a Terpene and its Comparison with Pinene: GB FRANKFURTER and FRANCIS FRARY. (Read by title.) The Crystalline Alkaloid of Calycanthus Glaucus: HM ..."

2. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1878)
"Fluorescence of Calycanthus. A decoction of the bark of the Calycanthus floridus, also known as "sweet shrub," is strongly fluorescent. ..."

3. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"Calycanthus, CAROLINA ALLSPICE or SWEET-SCENTED SHRUB. (Greek: cup and flower.) All wild in US, and cultivated, especially the first, which has fragrant ..."

4. The Flower Garden, Or, Breck's Book of Flowers: In which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1858)
"Calycanthus. All this genus are natives of North America. They are very easy of culture, growing freely in peat or loam, or both, ..."

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