Definition of Agathis
1. Noun. Kauri pine.
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Genus
Group relationships: Araucaria Family, Araucariaceae, Family Araucariaceae
Member holonyms: Dammar Pine, Kauri Pine, Agathis Australis, Kauri, Kaury, Agathis Robusta, Dundathu Pine, Queensland Kauri, Smooth Bark Kauri, Agathis Lanceolata, Red Kauri
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agathis
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 ..."