Definition of Burbank

1. Noun. United States horticulturist who developed many new varieties of fruits and vegetables and flowers (1849-1926).

Exact synonyms: Luther Burbank
Generic synonyms: Horticulturist, Plantsman

Definition of Burbank

1. Proper noun. (surname) ¹

2. Proper noun. A city in California ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burbank

Bunsen cell
Bunsen cells
Bunsen pile
Bunsen piles
Bunyamwera fever
Bunyamwera virus
Buphthalmum salicifolium
Burali-Forti paradox
Burbank (current term)
Burchard-Liebermann reaction
Burchell's zebra
Burdach's column
Burdach's fasciculus
Burdach's nucleus
Burdach's tract
Burdekin duck
Burdekin ducks
Burdwan fever
Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms

Literary usage of Burbank

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1. Famous Living Americans, with Portraits edited by Mary Griffin Webb, Edna Lenore Webb (1914)
"BIBLIOGRAPHY BOOKS Luther Burbank, His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical ... By Luther Burbank. PERIODICALS Burbank's Recent Experiments. ..."

2. The Potato: A Compilation of Information from Every Available Source by Eugene H. Grubb, William Sumner Guilford (1912)
"The Burbank potato is in a class by itself on the Pacific coast. In discussing the potato situation in California, Mr. Burbank said: " I suppose the ..."

3. Plant-breeding: Being Six Lectures Upon the Amelioration of Domestic Plants by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1912)
"Yet if there are other plant-breeders, Luther Burbank stands alone. He is a private person, pursuing his work in his own way, and because he loves it so ..."

4. A Century and a Half of Pittsburg and Her People by John Newton Boucher, John Woolf Jordan (1908)
"The genealogical line as relates to Andrew J. Burbank is as follows: (I) John Burbank, who came to Massachusetts prior to 1640, settling at Haverhill, ..."

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