Definition of Orites
1. Noun. Small genus of Australian shrubs or trees.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Proteaceae, Protea Family, Proteaceae
Member holonyms: Orites Excelsa, Prickly Ash
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orites
Literary usage of Orites
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The history of Greece, continued to the death of Alexander the great by R.A by William Mitford, Richard Alfred Davenport (1835)
"Alexander explores the two Branches of the Indus. Danger encountered by his Ships. Alexander sets out on his Return to Persia. Subjugation of the Orites. ..."
2. A Catalogue of the Birds in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by Frederic Moore (1858)
"192. Hutton, JAS Beng. XVII. pt. 2, p. 689. Orites erythrocephalus ... Orites leucogenys, Moore, PZ 8. (1854), p. A. bc Afghanistan. ..."
3. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1860)
"He found it divided between two independent tribes, the Ara- bites and the Orites, who were separated from each other by a river called the ..."