Definition of Bauhinia

1. Noun. Mountain ebony, orchid tree.




Definition of Bauhinia

1. Noun. Any of flowering plants of the ''Bauhinia'' genus, some of which are known as orchard trees. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bauhinia

1. a small tropical tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bauhinia

baud
baud rate
baudekin
baudekins
baudric
baudrick
baudricks
baudrics
baudrons
baudronses
bauds
bauera
baueras
bauhinia (current term)
bauhinias
bauk
bauked
bauking
bauks
baulk
baulk-line
baulk colour
baulk colours
baulk end
baulk ends
baulk line
baulk lines
baulked

Literary usage of Bauhinia

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

1. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"PURPLE-FLOWERED bauhinia (160) — bauhinia ... GREEN-AND-WHITE bauhinia (161) — bauhinia variegata ... VARIEGATED-FLOWERED bauhiniabauhinia variegata. ..."

2. Publication by Field Museum of Natural History (1902)
"bauhinia TOMENTOSA L. " Horse-radish Tree." Cultivated and established as an escape, near Bassin May to June (411, Mrs. R. 351). Eggers Fl. 261. 364. ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"... with an odor of linseed oil, which is used for illuminating purposes. 7. bauhinia ... L., and bauhinia candida, Roxb., with 30 per cent. of oil. ..."

4. Conversations on Nature and Art (1839)
"The plant is the bauhinia, a climber of South America, in the woods of which, it twines round the highest trees, and the monkies use it for ladders. ..."

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