Definition of Mespilus

1. Noun. Medlars.

Exact synonyms: Genus Mespilus
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, Rose Family
Member holonyms: Medlar, Medlar Tree, Mespilus Germanica



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mespilus

Mesoamerican pyramid
Mesoamerican pyramids
Mesoarchean
Mesocricetus auratus
Mesogothic
Mesokemic
Mesolithic
Mesolithic Age
Mesopotamia
Mesopotamian
Mesopotamian Arabic
Mesopotamians
Mesoproterozoic
Mesozoic
Mesozoic era
Mespilus (current term)
Mespilus germanica
Mesquakie
Mesquakies
Mesquite
Messalian
Messalians
Messene
Messenia
Messerschmitt
Messerschmitts
Messiah
Messiahship
Messidor
Messier

Literary usage of Mespilus

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

1. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1866)
"Mespilus (Lat. ; Gr. iil<n<i\t>v, the Medlar- tree'). The botanical name of the genus of the Medlar. The common medlar is called Mespilus germánica. ..."

2. The Woods and By-ways of New England by Wilson Flagg (1872)
"THE SNOWY Mespilus. THIS tree, which is conspicuous in the early part of May ... The Snowy Mespilus is one of those trees which botanists have described ..."

3. A Year Among the Trees: Or, The Woods and By-ways of New England by Wilson Flagg (1881)
"The Snowy Mespilus is one of those trees which botanists have described under so many different names that I should shrink from the task, if the duty were ..."

4. A Year Among the Trees: Or, The Woods and By-ways of New England by Wilson Flagg (1881)
"A SMALLER species of mespilus, familiarly known as the Chokeberry, is more interesting as a flowering plant. It is a slender shrub, with beautiful finely ..."

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