Definition of Garcinia

1. Noun. Evergreen trees and shrubs: mangosteens.




Definition of Garcinia

1. n. A genus of plants, including the mangosteen tree (Garcinia Mangostana), found in the islands of the Indian Archipelago; -- so called in honor of Dr. Garcin.

Definition of Garcinia

1. Noun. mangosteen (of the genus ''Garcinia'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Garcinia

1. a tropical tree [n -S]

Medical Definition of Garcinia

1. A genus of plants, including the mangosteen tree (Garcinia Mangostana), found in the islands of the Indian Archipelago; so called in honor of Dr. Garcin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garcinia

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garcinia (current term)
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Literary usage of Garcinia

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1. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"garcinia speciosa, Wall., Pa-la-wa of the Burmese, grows in Tenasserim and the Andamans ... Its gamboge is very soluble, and yields a good pigment. garcinia ..."

2. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"THE PHILIPPINE SPECIES OF garcinia. By ELMER D. MERRILL. ... garcinia morella, to which three specimens are referred, is probably an erroneous ..."

3. Science Papers: Chiefly Pharmacological and Botanical by Daniel Hanbury (1876)
"Mr. Thwaites, whose opinion upon other grounds we regard as deserving much consideration, replied that, although the Singapore garcinia looked a little ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"See under garcinia A fine yellow- (Ы. composite for «l Kinns. ... garcinia (L. Garcin, who lived and collected in India, and wrote in the eighteenth ..."

5. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Sir David Brewster (1827)
"With the garcinia of Linnaeus, Dr Roxburgh united the genus ... If the genus garcinia thus constituted be good, as, even including the Cambogia of Linnaeus, ..."

6. Pharmacographia: A History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanbury (1874)
"... the following species of garcinia are capable of yielding a similar drug which is collected to some small extent for local use, but not for exportation. ..."

7. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"garcinia speciosa, Wall., Pa-la-wa of the Burmese, grows in Tenasserim and the Andamans ... Its gamboge is very soluble, and yields a good pigment. garcinia ..."

8. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"THE PHILIPPINE SPECIES OF garcinia. By ELMER D. MERRILL. ... garcinia morella, to which three specimens are referred, is probably an erroneous ..."

9. Science Papers: Chiefly Pharmacological and Botanical by Daniel Hanbury (1876)
"Mr. Thwaites, whose opinion upon other grounds we regard as deserving much consideration, replied that, although the Singapore garcinia looked a little ..."

10. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"See under garcinia A fine yellow- (Ы. composite for «l Kinns. ... garcinia (L. Garcin, who lived and collected in India, and wrote in the eighteenth ..."

11. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Sir David Brewster (1827)
"With the garcinia of Linnaeus, Dr Roxburgh united the genus ... If the genus garcinia thus constituted be good, as, even including the Cambogia of Linnaeus, ..."

12. Pharmacographia: A History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanbury (1874)
"... the following species of garcinia are capable of yielding a similar drug which is collected to some small extent for local use, but not for exportation. ..."

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