Definition of Manna ash
1. Noun. Southern Mediterranean ash having fragrant white flowers in dense panicles and yielding manna.
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Literary usage of Manna ash
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The manna ash is a small tree found in Italy, and extending to ... The manna of commerce is collected almost entirely in Sicily from tho manna ash. ..."
2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"At the present day the manna of commerce la collected exclusively in Sicily, where the manna-ash is cultivated for the purpose in regular plantations. ..."
3. Pharmacographia; a History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanburgy (1879)
"The smallest fragment of the bark of the ash or the manna ash immersed in water displays the same fluorescence. Commerce—The exports of manna from Sicily ..."
4. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1860)
"... on a Fluorescent Solution from Fraxinus Ornus, the manna ash.—Stokes has shown that several organic substances are capable of showing fluorescence. ..."
5. American Druggist (1890)
"What is generally understood by the term Manna is a sweet exudation from the stems of the manna ash (Fraxinus Ornus, L.), a small tree found in Italy, ..."
6. The Indigenous Drugs of India: Short Descriptive Notices of the Principal by Kanny Lall Dey, William Mair (1896)
"Like the manna ash ( F. ornus) of Southern Europe they exude on incision of the stem a concrete saccharine " manna " which hardens into flat, ..."