Definition of Oleales
1. Noun. Coextensive with the family Oleaceae; in some classifications included in the order Gentianales.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Group relationships: Class Dicotyledonae, Class Dicotyledones, Class Magnoliopsida, Dicotyledonae, Dicotyledones, Magnoliopsida
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Literary usage of Oleales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"The family Oleaceae, sometimes considered as an order, the Oleales, contains 21 genera and about 40x3 existing species. There are three small genera ..."
2. Therapeutics: its principles and practice by Horatio C. Wood (1906)
"These are the so-called empyreumatic oils. OLEATA. — Oleales are solutions of definite principles in oleic acid. ..."
3. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1874)
"65 178 Dr. PA, on treatment of retention in impermeable Oleate of mercury, Dr. Cane on its use in ringworm ... 68 182 Oleales of mercury and morphia in the ..."