Definition of Dirca

1. Noun. Deciduous shrub of North America: leatherwood.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dirca

Dipteryx odorata
Dipus sagitta
Dipylidium caninum
Dipylon gate
Dirac constant
Dirac delta function
Dirac equation
Dirac fermion
Dirac fermions
Dirca (current term)
Dirca palustris
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Dirofilaria conjunctivae
Dirty Harry
Dische-Schwarz reagent
Dische reaction
Dische reagent
Discina macrospora

Literary usage of Dirca

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

1. The Flower Garden, Or, Breck's Book of Flowers: In which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1858)
"Dirca. Dirca palustris.—Leather Wood.—This is a much branched shrub, from three to six feet high, found in wet, marshy, and shady places. ..."

2. Journal of Mycology by William Ashbrook Kellerman, Job Bicknell Ellis, Benjamin Matlack Everhart, United States Dept. of Agriculture. Section of Vegetable Pathology (1905)
"... and sown on Dirca palustris and Clematis Virginiana with no infection of the former and the most plentiful infection of the latter. ..."

3. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1908)
"Bundles of narrow acicular or prismatic crystals in species of Dirca and Pimelea. V. Crystal-sand in species of Ovidia, Dais, Passerina, ..."

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