Definition of Meliaceae

1. Noun. Tropical trees and shrubs including many important timber and ornamental trees.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meliaceae

Melchiors
Melchite
Melchizedek
Melchizedeks
Meleagrididae
Meleagris gallopavo
Melekeok
Meleney's gangrene
Meleney's ulcer
Meles
Meles meles
Melia
Melia Azadirachta
Melia azedarach
Melia azederach
Meliaceae (current term)
Melicocca
Melicocca bijuga
Melicocca bijugatus
Melicoccus
Melicytus
Melilotus alba
Melilotus officinalis
Melina Mercouri
Melinae
Melinda
Meliphagidae
Melisha
Melissa officinalis

Literary usage of Meliaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy for Students of Pharmacy, and by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"There are quite a number of timbers, which are obtained from plants entirely unrelated to the Meliaceae, that are also sold in commerce as mahogany. ..."

2. Materia Medica and Pharmacy by Reynold Webb Wilcox, William Hale-White (1905)
"Has been employed in a stimulating disinfectant ointment which was formerly official in BP GROUP XLIV. Meliaceae. Name of Plant. Part Used. Name of Drug. ..."

3. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"The flowers are greenish, fragrant, and about a centimeter long. This species is very abundant in southern Luzon. Family Meliaceae Genus ..."

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