Definition of Callirhoe
1. Noun. Small genus of North American herbs having usually red or purple flowers.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Malvaceae, Mallow Family, Malvaceae
Member holonyms: Poppy Mallow
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Callirhoe
Literary usage of Callirhoe
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most Celebrated by John Colin Dunlop (1876)
"After her supposed death, Callirhoe is buried along with a great quantity of treasure. It was customary in Greece that effects of a value proportioned to ..."
2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"dy'd. Heav'n rings with shouts, " Was ever love like this ?" Callirhoe ... Callirhoe ..."
3. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1817)
"... erected—Temple of Jupiter Olympius —Discordant accounts of this building—reasons for the name assigned to it—Ilissus—Fountain Callirhoe—False notions ..."
4. Familiar Sketches of Sculpture and Sculptors by Hannah Farnham Sawyer Lee (1854)
"... AND Callirhoe. WHETHER the history of Daedalus is considered allegorical or not, it is important, as we have before observed, as showing the progress of ..."
5. Travels in Asia Minor and Greece by Richard Chandler, Nicholas Revett (1825)
"... NIUM THE LESSER MYSTERIES TEMPLE OF DIANA THE HUNTRESS THE FOUNTAIN Callirhoe OR ... Callirhoe ..."