Definition of Ananas

1. Noun. A genus of tropical American plants have sword-shaped leaves and a fleshy compound fruits composed of the fruits of several flowers (such as pineapples).




2. Noun. Large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated.
Exact synonyms: Pineapple
Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit
Group relationships: Ananas Comosus, Pineapple, Pineapple Plant

Definition of Ananas

1. n. The pineapple (Ananassa sativa).

Definition of Ananas

1. Noun. (botany) Pineapple ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ananas

1. anana [n -ES] - See also: anana

Medical Definition of Ananas

1. The pineapple (Ananassa sativa). Origin: Sp. Ananas, from the native American name. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ananas

anamonic
anamonics
anamorphic
anamorphism
anamorphisms
anamorphoscope
anamorphoscopes
anamorphoses
anamorphosis
anamorphosy
anamorphs
anan
anana
ananaphylaxis
ananas (current term)
ananases
ananastasia
anancasm
anancastia
anancastic
anancastic personality
anancy
anandamide
anandamide amidohydrolase
anandite
anandria
anandrous
anangeon

Literary usage of Ananas

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1. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"ananas sativus, Schult.— Bromelia ananas, LB ii. 116. ... ananas sativus. Pine Apple. ANAS PHOOL. HIND. Illicium anisatum. Anise- Star anise. ..."

2. Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and edited by Charles Mason Hovey (1847)
"ananas. Bon Jardinier. Poire ananas, of French collections. The ananas {fig. 28), is a new pear, recently introduced into our collections from the French ..."

3. A History of Inventions and Discoveries by Johann Beckmann (1817)
"ananas. To discover the excellence of the ananas required no great skill in botanical physiognomy. It recommended itself so much by its taste, smell, ..."

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