Definition of Paliurus

1. Noun. Thorny Eurasian shrubs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paliurus

Palestinian National Authority
Palestinians
Palestrina
Palfyn
Palfyn's sinus
Palgrave
Palikir
Palinism
Palinista
Palinistas
Palinuridae
Palinurus
Palio di Siena
Palisades
Paliurus
Paliurus spina-christi
Pall Mall
Palladian
Palladio
Pallas
Pallas's cat
Pallas Athena
Pallas Athene
Pallottine
Palm Beach
Palm Sunday
Palma
Palmaceae
Palmae

Literary usage of Paliurus

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

1. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1817)
"Illustr. 1. 210. paliurus Spina Christi. Mill. Diet. paliurus australis. ... Rhamnus, Zizyphus, paliurus, and Alaternus, were considered by TOURNEFORT as ..."

2. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1855)
"... places before the lotus its paliurus,77 which is more like a shrub in character, and bears a fruit of a redder colour. This fruit contains a nut, ..."

3. Georgical Essays by Alexander Hunter (1803)
"On the paliurus, or Chrisfs Thorn *. The paliurus is supposed to be the plant that composed the crown that was placed upon the head of Christ at his ..."

4. Plants of the Holy Land: With Their Fruits and Flowers, Beautifully by Henry Stafford Osborn (1861)
"The Ziziphus or jujube-bush is found in the same places, and with the paliurus among the Lebanon shrubs. Its branches are armed with unequal thorns opposite ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"(4) Heb. shamir (Is., v, 6; ix, 18; x, 17; xxxii, 13), the flexible paliurus aculeatus, Lam., Arab, samur, the supposed material of Christ's crown of thorns ..."

6. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1910)
"... to the two alread; mentioned is paliurus spina-christi. This is a bush 10 to 13 fee high. It does not extend so far south as the two preceding species ..."

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