Definition of Canaigre
1. a type of plant [n -S]
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Literary usage of Canaigre
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1. Coffee and India-rubber Culture in Mexico: Preceeded by Geographical and by Matías Romero (1898)
"Though for years canaigre has been used in Mexico, both for medicinal and tanning purposes, it has but recently attracted the attention of the outside ..."
2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1894)
"... -canaigre. Various articles on a species of Rumex or Dock—the can aigre—for tanning purposes, having lately appeared in the papers, ..."
3. New Commercial Plants: With Directions how to Grow Them to the Best by Thomas Christy (1882)
"An examination of two species of our native docks, allied to the canaigre, was also made, with the following results : Rumex crispa : Tannin in fresh root ..."
4. Through Texas: A Series of Interesting Letters by Walter Barlow Stevens (1892)
"A canaigre Farm—Nature's Salt 'Works —Cactus Rope—How One man Kept Tab on Irrigation—A ... And now canaigre root, ground and dried and put up in sacks, ..."
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