Definition of Agathis

1. Noun. Kauri pine.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agathis

Agapanthus africanus
Agaricaceae
Agaricus arvensis
Agaricus campestris
Agartala
Agas
Agastache
Agastache foeniculum
Agastache mexicana
Agastache nepetoides
Agastya
Agatha
Agatha Christie
Agathis (current term)
Agathis alba
Agathis australis
Agathis dammara
Agathis lanceolata
Agathis robusta
Agavaceae
Agave americana
Agave atrovirens
Agave cantala
Agave sisalana
Agave tequilana
Agdestis
Agdistis
Age of Enlightenment

Literary usage of Agathis

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

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"The genus Agathis (Dammara) is confined to tropical and subtropical ... In the northern island of New Zealand, the home of the famous Kauri pine (Agathis ..."

2. Veitch's Manual of the Coniferae: Containing a General Review of the Order by Adolphus Henry Kent (1900)
"Agathis australis. Л lofty tree with a straight trunk 80—100 or more feet high, ... Agathis australis at the present time has but a limited range in New ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"... does not include the resins from the genus Agathis (or Dammara,) which are known ... Agathis (Dammara) australis; Manila or East Indian copal, Agathis ..."

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