Definition of Genus euterpe

1. Noun. A monocotyledonous genus of graceful palm trees in tropical America.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Euterpe

genus Eumenes
genus Eumetopias
genus Eumops
genus Eunectes
genus Euonymus
genus Eupatorium
genus Euphagus
genus Euphorbia
genus Euphractus
genus Euplectella
genus Euproctis
genus Eurotium
genus Euryale
genus Eustoma
genus Eutamias
genus Euterpe
genus Euthynnus
genus Evernia
genus Exacum
genus Exaeretodon
genus Fabiana
genus Fagopyrum
genus Fagus
genus Falcatifolium
genus Falco
genus Fasciola
genus Fasciolopsis
genus Feijoa
genus Felicia
genus Felis

Literary usage of Genus euterpe

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"The extent of the carelessness induced by the method of concepts is further illustrated by the fact that the genus Euterpe, ..."

2. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society by Howard R. Oliver (1865)
"The figures 20 and 21 deserve particular notice, as exhibiting a form which appears to be peculiar to the genus Euterpe. This form may perhaps be considered ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"The most numerous seeds in the collection are those of a palm of the genus Euterpe? a species of which the Assai palm (E. eduli«) is an important human food ..."

4. An Introduction to the Modern Classification of Insects: Founded on the by John Obadiah Westwood (1840)
"... others (genus Euterpe) " se lient insensiblement" with certain species of Papilio ; others " offrent un certain rapport" with the ..."

5. Foreign Butterflies by James Duncan (1858)
"Others of the same country (genus Euterpe} insensibly unite with that division -jof American Papiliones which is of a black colour with red spots; ..."

6. Palm Trees of the Amazon and Their Uses. by Alfred Russel Wallace (1853)
"The fruit is small, nearly globular, and has an edible pulpy covering, like that of the genus Euterpe. Six species only are known, and all inhabit tropical ..."

7. Choice Stove and Greenhouse Ornamental-leaved Plants: Comprising by Benjamin Samuel Williams (1876)
"A group of Palms entirely confined to South America, and which seem to be very nearly related to the genus- Euterpe, from which, however, ..."

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