Definition of Trapa
1. Noun. Small genus of Eurasian aquatic perennial herbs: water chestnut.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Trapaceae, Trapaceae
Member holonyms: Caltrop, Water Chestnut, Water Chestnut Plant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trapa
Literary usage of Trapa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Landscapes of Mallorca by Valerie Crespí-Green (2004)
"419 or B to/from Sant Elm. Follow the main walk to Sa trapa ... To return, keep uphill on the wide track from Sa trapa, over the mountain pass, then descend ..."
2. A Greek Grammar, for Schools and Colleges by James Hadley (1872)
"647. trapa with the GENITIVE, from beside, from, with verbs of MOTION and those which imply RECEIVING (outwardly or inwardly) : Пт. ..."
3. The syntax and synonyms of the Greek Testament by William Webster (1864)
"The uniform meaning of trapa is, 'by the side of:' trapa aov, from, by thy side : trapa aol, at, by thy side : trapa <те, to, by thy side. trapa WITH THE ..."
4. Copious Greek Grammar by August Heinrich Matthiae, Edward Valentine Blomfield, John Kenrick (1832)
"Hence likewise with the kindred substantives : oí trapa топ» ... In the poets trapa with the genitive sometimes signifies also ' at, near', ..."