Definition of Ceiba

1. Noun. Tropical American trees with palmately compound leaves and showy bell-shaped flowers.

Exact synonyms: Genus Ceiba
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Bombacaceae, Family Bombacaceae



Definition of Ceiba

1. a tropical tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceiba

Cedrela calantas
Cedrela odorata
Cedric
Cedrus
Cedrus atlantica
Cedrus deodara
Cedrus libani
CeeCee
Ceefax
Ceener
Ceeners
Cefalù
Cefobid
Ceftin
Ceiba (current term)
Ceiba pentandra
Ceibhfhionn
Cek4 receptor protein-tyrosine kinase
Celastraceae
Celastric articulatus
Celastrus
Celastrus orbiculatus
Celastrus scandens
Celebes
Celebes Sea
Celebrex
Celebrityville
Celeste
Celestial City

Literary usage of Ceiba

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

1. Adventure Guide Honduras & The Bay Islands by Maria Fiallos (2006)
"CARNAVAL The third week of May is carnival time in La Ceiba. ... In 2004, La Ceiba also inaugurated a new event, The Love and Friendship Festival, ..."

2. Secrets in Stone: Yokes, Hachas and Palmas from Southern Mesoamerica by Edwin M. Shook, Elayne Marquis (1996)
"OF ESCUINTLA: AGUNA, LA Ceiba AND EL PARAÍSO There are only three reliable instances reported of caches containing nine hachas. ..."

3. Venezuela: A Commercial and Industrial Handbook with a Chapter on the Dutch by Purl Lord Bell (1922)
"GRAN FERROCARRIL DE LA Ceiba. The Gran Ferrocarril de La Ceiba is owned by a private corporation and runs from the lake port of La Ceiba (about 88 miles by ..."

4. The Bookman (1903)
"... European Incombustible Blacking Association cannot be complied with, as all the shares of the Ceiba were disposed of on the day they were issued. ..."

5. Due South: Or, Cuba Past and Present by Maturin Murray Ballou (1889)
"The Ceiba Tree. — About Horses and Oxen. THE first sugar plantation established in Cuba was in 1595, nearly three hundred years since. ..."

6. A History of the West Indies: Containing the Natural, Civil, and by Thomas Coke (1808)
"... the Mahogany and the Cedar ; the Ceiba and the Fig, or what is called, m the East, the Banyan pensity arises from respect for human nature, ..."

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