Definition of Colubrina

1. Noun. Mostly tropical American shrubs or small trees with small yellowish flowers and yellow or red fruits.

Exact synonyms: Genus Colubrina
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Buckthorn Family, Family Rhamnaceae, Rhamnaceae
Member holonyms: Nakedwood



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colubrina

Colorado tick fever
Colored People's Time
Coloss.
Colossae
Colosseum
Colossian
Colossians
Colossus of Rhodes
Colour Index
Colson
Colton
Coluber
Coluber constrictor
Coluber constrictor flaviventris
Coluber hippocrepis
Colubrina
Columba
Columba fasciata
Columba livia
Columba palumbus
Columbia
Columbia-Wenatchi
Columbia Mental Maturity Scale
Columbia River
Columbia University
Columbia tiger lily
Columbian
Columbians
Columbidae
Columbiformes

Literary usage of Colubrina

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

1. Publication by Field Museum of Natural History (1902)
"colubrina RECLINATA Brong. Thickets on Signal Hill, Bassin. April (370). Eggers Fl. 173. 565. [colubrina ferruginosa Brong. Eggers Fl. 172.] 566. ..."

2. Catalogue of Apodal Fish, in the Collection of the British Museum by Johann Jakob Kaup (1856)
"... but it was associated in the collection with some fish collected on Cook-s voyage. Lacepede-s figure of M. colubrina represents our ..."

3. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"colubrina. — Tacca. — Vigna.— Premna. IN discussing the relation between the littoral and inland floras in the Pacific it will be at first necessary to pick ..."

4. A System of surgery: theoretical and practical v.5 by Timothy Holmes (1871)
"... vertically flattened form, and fish-like habits, to lay down in words any very accurate means of distinguishing ! from the non-venomous colubrina. ..."

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