Definition of Alerce

1. the wood of a sandarach tree [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alerce

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aleph
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aleph-zero
aleph number
alephs
alepidote
alepidotes
alepine
alepines
alepole
alepoles
aleptinemia
alerce (current term)
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Literary usage of Alerce

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1. Chile Today and Tomorrow by Lilian Elwyn (Elliott) Joyce (1922)
"The alerce frequently grows to a great size. Dr. MR Espinosa, visiting the regions of its greatest occurrence in 1917, measured conifers of this variety ..."

2. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"It had been previously thought to be that of the larch, from the resemblance of the Spanish word alerce, which is applied to the wood of ..."

3. Through South America's Southland: With an Account of the Roosevelt by John Augustine Zahm (1916)
"In the dense forest which separates the two lakes we saw some immense specimens of the alerce, the Chilean arbor vitae. In no part of South America, ..."

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